LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Mar 29, 2016) - Anglo Pacific Group PLC (the "Company") (LSE: APF) (TSX: APY) announces that it received notification on March 24, 2016 of the following transaction by a connected person of Mr. Michael Blyth, Chairman of the Company.

On March 24, 2016, Mr. Blyth acquired 14,000 ordinary shares of 2 pence each in the Company ("Shares") via his pension fund, at a price of £0.71 per Share. The transaction took place on the London Stock Exchange.

Following this notification, the total beneficial holding of Shares by Mr. Blyth and his connected persons is now 118,822 Shares, representing 0.07% of the issued ordinary share capital of the Company.

This notification is intended to satisfy the Company's obligations under Disclosure and Transparency Rule 3.1.4R.

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About Anglo Pacific
Anglo Pacific Group PLC is a global natural resources royalty company. The Company's strategy is to develop a leading international diversified royalty company with a portfolio centred on base metals and bulk materials, focusing on accelerating income growth through acquiring royalties on projects that are currently cash flow generating or are expected to be within the next 24 months. It is a continuing policy of the Company to pay a substantial portion of these royalties to shareholders as dividends.

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Anglo Pacific Group PLC
Julian Treger
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Kevin Flynn
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