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Settlement with Thai Preference Shareholder

Settlement with Thai Preference Shareholder Kingsgate Consolidated Ltd (ASX KCN) announces that a settlement has been reached with Sinphum Co. Ltd (Sinphum), a Thai company which held preference shares in Kingsgates Thai operating subsidiary, Akara Mining Limited (Akara). As a result both parties have agreed to cease all legal and arbitration actions and the preference shares in Akara have been transferred to a new Thai investor. Kingsgate has agreed to meet outstanding financial obligations to Sinphum under the original shareholder agreement, including outstanding preference share dividends, up to the settlement date. As part of the settlement, the Company will grant 1.5 million Kingsgate 3 year options that vest in 12 months at a strike price of $10.36 and 500,000 share performance rights that vest over the next 14 months to a company associated with the former preference shareholder, subject to the Chatree Mine meeting specified production targets. This settlement will allow Kingsgate to recommence preparations for an IPO of its Thai mining operations on the Thai stock exchange. Yours sincerely, Gavin Thomas Managing Director and CEO Kingsgate Consolidated Limited.