Nordgold Interests in GDRs

Amsterdam, October 8, 2012 — Nord Gold N.V. ("Nordgold" or "the Company", LSE: NORD), an independent pure-play gold producer focused on emerging markets, announces that in accordance with chapter 5.3 of the Dutch Act on Financial Supervision, it was notified on October, 8, that Mr. Philip Baum, Chairman of Nordgold, has acquired 90,000 GDRs (0.03% of the total issued share capital) in the Company at an average price of US$4.60 per GDR.

Nordgold's total issued share capital is 358,794,180 shares. In January 2012, Nordgold commenced trading as an independent public company via listing of GDRs on the London Stock Exchange representing approximately 10.6% of the Company’s share capital.

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