Capital Reduction

London, United Kingdom, 8 December 2016 – Nord Gold SE (“Nordgold” or the “Company”, LSE: NORD) announces that, as contemplated in the circular sent to Company’s shareholders on 2 November 2016 and pursuant to resolutions of the shareholders of the Company passed at the general meeting held on 18 November 2016, it has completed a reduction of capital, involving the reduction in the nominal value of each of the ordinary shares of Nordgold and the cancellation of the Company's share premium account (the “Capital Reduction”), required to create sufficient distributable reserves at a holding company level to facilitate the payment of dividends.

The Capital Reduction was formally approved by the Companies Court of the Chancery Division in the High Court of Justice on 7 December 2016. Following registration of the court order and the Company’s statement of capital with Companies House, the Capital Reduction became effective on 8 December 2016.

Following the Capital Reduction, the issued share capital of the Company consists of 370,396,229 ordinary shares of €1.00 each, as at 8 December 2016.

The Board intends to declare payment of the interim dividend shortly.


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