Results of Tender Offer

London, United Kingdom, 17 March 2017 – Nord Gold SE (“Nordgold” or the “Company”) announces that further to the announcement of the Tender Offer on 9 February 2017 and the results of the general meeting of Company shareholders held on 27 February 2017, the GDR Buyback process of the Tender Offer for the purchase of up to 34,329,453 GDRs closed at 12.01 a.m. (GMT) on 16 March 2017.

A total of 28,763,465 GDRs of the Company for the total amount of US$99.2 million were validly tendered under the Tender Offer. This equates to approximately 84 per cent of the GDRs in respect of which the Tender Offer was made.

Approximately 16 per cent of the Company’s minority shareholders have retained their investment in Nordgold after de-listing.

All GDRs validly tendered will be repurchased by the Company and cancelled, with the underlying Ordinary Shares being cancelled upon return to the Company.

For GDRs tendered payment is expected to be made by 20 March 2017.

Capitalised terms and expressions have the same meanings as those attributed to them in the circular sent to Company shareholders on 9 February 2017.

About Nordgold

Nordgold is an internationally diversified gold producer established in 2007. Nordgold has a proven track record of operational excellence and benefits from a significant international development pipeline. The Company is relentlessly focused on shareholder value, committed to running safe, efficient, profitable operations, which enable it to generate strong cashflows and in turn, continue to invest in its pipeline of new growth opportunities while generating returns for investors. In 2016, Nordgold produced 869 koz of gold.

Nordgold operates 9 mines (4 in Russia, 3 in Burkina Faso and one each in Guinea and Kazakhstan). It has one project in construction phase (Gross in Russia), several prospective projects in feasibility study, preliminary economic assessment and advanced exploration phase and a diverse portfolio of early-stage exploration projects and licences in Burkina Faso, Russia, French Guiana and Canada. Nordgold employs over 8,000 people.

For further information, please contact:

Nordgold
Olga Ulyeva
Head of Media Relations
Tel: +7 495 644 4473
Powerscourt
Peter Ogden
Giles Read
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7250 1446
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CONTACTS

Anastasia Shatskaya

Acting Head of Media Relations
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ROMAN MEZHUEV

RECRUITMENT MANAGER
tel.+7 495 644 44 73

OLEG BAZALEEV

HEAD OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
tel.+7 495 644 4473 #707 6746