Issue of Equity & Convertible Security - 14 March 2013

14 March 2013

fastjet plc

("fastjet" or the "Company")

Issue of Equity & Convertible Security

 Further to the Company's announcement on 8 March 2013, fastjet announces that the Company has today issued 44,000,000 new ordinary shares of 1 pence each to Bergen Global Opportunity Fund, LP ("Bergen") in accordance with the Convertible Security Deed entered into between the Company and Bergen (the "Agreement"), the details of which were announced to the market on 8 March 2013. These shares rank pari passu in all respects with existing ordinary shares in fastjet, and have been admitted to trading today.

 The Company further announces that, in accordance with the Agreement, the first convertible security has today been issued with a nominal value of £2,556,750 and an 18 month term.

The Company's enlarged issued share capital is now 2,117,416,561 ordinary shares with voting rights. This figure of 2,117,416,561 ordinary shares may 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 in their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

 

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 UK media - Citigate Dewe Rogerson                                                 Tel: +44 (0) 20 7638 9571

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Patrick Donovan

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For investor enquiries please contact:

W.H. Ireland Ltd.                                                                                      Tel: +44 (0) 20 7220 1666

James Joyce

Nick Field

 

NOTES TO EDITORS

About fastjet plc 

fastjet plc is quoted on the London Stock Exchange's AIM market.

For more information see www.fastjet.com

Posted on 14th March 2013