1 October 2007
AIM / PLUS Markets: AAU
HOLDING IN COMPANY
Ariana Resources plc ("the Company"), the gold exploration company
focused on Turkey, announces that it received notification on 25th
September 2007 that Starvest plc. now owns 7,500,000 Shares,
representing a holding in the Company's enlarged issued share capital
following the Further Placing announced on the 27th September 2007 of
Ariana Resources plc Tel: 020 7407 3616
Michael Spriggs, Chairman
Kerim Sener, Managing Director
Beaumont Cornish Limited Tel: 020 7628 3396
Bankside Consultants Tel: 020 7367 8888
Michael Padley / Louise Davis
City Capital Corporation Limited Tel: 020 7842 5867
King & Shaxson Capital Limited Tel: 020 7426 5986
About Ariana Resources
Ariana is a dynamic exploration company focused on the discovery and
development of epithermal gold-silver and porphyry copper-gold
deposits with multi-million ounce potential within the Tethyan
metallogenic belt of Turkey. The Company has a portfolio of
prospective licences covering 1,820km2, selected on the basis of its
advanced in-house remote sensing database.
The Company's flagship asset is the 235km2 Sindirgi Gold Project,
which targets a series of prospects, within a prolific mineralised
district in western Turkey. The project hosts over 45km of
gold-silver bearing epithermal quartz veins.
City Capital Corporation Limited and King & Shaxson Capital Limited
are joint brokers to the Company and Beaumont Cornish Limited is the
Company's nominated adviser.
For further information on Ariana you are invited to visit the
Company's website at www.arianaresources.com.
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