News and Announcements

Total Voting Rights

For the purposes of the Financial Conduct Authority’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules, shareholders are advised that as at the date of this notice, the Company’s issued share capital consists of 1,169,478,030 ordinary shares with a nominal value of USD0.00001 each (“Ordinary Shares”), with each share carrying the right to one vote. The Company does not hold any shares in Treasury.

Disclosure of beneficial interests in securities

In compliance with paragraph 3.83(b) of the JSE Listings Requirements, shareholders are advised that Gemfields has received formal notification from Rational Expectations (Pty) Ltd (“Rational”) on 29 November 2021, that Rational and related parties acquired a beneficial interest in ordinary shares of the Company, such that the total beneficial interest in ordinary shares of the Company held by Rational is now 9.02% of the total issued shares of the Company. Following the acquisition, Rational held a total of 105,500,462 ordinary shares in the Company.

Appointment of Alternate Director

Gemfields is pleased to announce that Kieran Daly will join the Board as an Alternate Director to Non-Executive Director Patrick Sacco with immediate effect. Mr Daly will act for Mr Sacco in the event of any absence.

Issue of Equity and Total Voting Rights

In accordance with AIM Rule 17, shareholders are advised that Gemfields have issued and allotted 12,000 new ordinary shares of USD0.00001 each in the Company (“Ordinary Shares”) following the exercise of employee share options.

Issue of Equity and Total Voting Rights

In accordance with AIM Rule 17, shareholders are advised that Gemfields have issued and allotted 680,000 new ordinary shares of USD0.00001 each in the Company (“Ordinary Shares”) following the exercise of employee share options.
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