PERTH, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - Sep 3, 2015) -  Centamin plc (LSE: CEY) (TSX: CEE)

For immediate release

03 September 2015

TSX: CEE

Centamin plc ("Centamin" or "the Company")
(LSE:CEY, TSX:CEE)

Director Acquisition of Shares

Centamin announces the following acquisition of ordinary shares in the Company pursuant to DTR 3.1.2R:

Mr Mark Arnesen, a non-executive director of the Company, acquired 34,000 ordinary shares in the Company on 2 September 2015 at a price of 58.2 pence per share. The transaction occurred on the London Stock Exchange.

The total shareholding for Mr Arnesen is now 49,000 ordinary shares or 0.004% of the Company's issued share capital.

Contact Information:

For more information please contact:

Centamin plc
Josef El-Raghy, Chairman
Andrew Pardey, Chief Executive Officer
Andy Davidson, Head of Investor Relations
(andy.davidson@centamin.je)
+44 (0) 1534 828708