Issue of Equity, Director Dealing and Total Voting Rights

NQ Minerals PLC
(the “Company” or “NQ Minerals”; NEX:NQMI”)
Issue of Equity, Director Dealing and Total Voting Rights

23 May 2017

NQ Minerals announces that it has issued 9,321,968 new shares to raise approximately £751,405 for general working capital purposes.  Following the issue of the new shares, the Company has 250,342,290 ordinary shares of 0.1p each in issue, each share carrying the right to one vote.

Prior to his appointment as the CFO of the Company, Mr. Sutherland subscribed USD $500,000 for 4,807,692 ordinary shares of 0.1p each in the Company at a price equivalent to 8p per share.  This represents 1.92% of the issued share capital of the Company.

The above figure of 250,342,290 should be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the Financial Conduct Authority’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

About NQ Minerals:

NQ Minerals is an Australia-based exploration and mining company, focusing on projects where past exploration work has established the presence of mineral occurrences. The Company’s management team has decades of experience in the exploration and production of gold, silver and a variety of base metals.

Please visit our website at www.nqminerals.com.

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For further information, please contact:

NQ Minerals Plc    
Brian Stockbridge, Non – Executive Chairman
+ 44 (0) 7876 888011

Kris Kottmeier, VP Corporate Development
+ 44 (0) 20 3637 6522 (UK)
+ 1 (604) 506 6502 (North America)

Daniel Stewart & Company Plc    
Richard Potts
+ 44 (0) 20 7776 6596
Daphne Zhang
+ 44 (0) 20 7776 6550

Yellow Jersey PR    
Felicity Winkles
+ 44 (0) 776 932 5254
Joe Burgess
+ 44 (0) 776 932 5254