First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
("First Quantum" or the "Company") (TSX:FM)(LSE:FQM) will pay an interim dividend of Cdn $0.0533 per share in respect of the financial year
ended December 31, 2011. The dividend will be paid on September 20, 2011 to
shareholders of record on August 29, 2011. The ex-dividend date is August 25,
This dividend is calculated based on
the subdivision of the Company's issued and outstanding common shares on a
five-for-one basis. First Quantum's common shares will commence trading on a
split basis on the Toronto Stock Exchange at the opening of trading on August
9, 2011 and on the London Stock Exchange from 8.00 a.m. (BST) on August 10,
The dividends paid are considered
eligible dividends for Canadian tax purposes.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
of First Quantum Minerals Ltd.
G. Clive Newall
Listed in Standard and Poor's