RNS Number : 1013J
Sound Oil PLC
01 August 2012


1 August 2012


Sound Oil plc

("Sound Oil" or "the Company")


Holding in Company


Sound Oil, the upstream oil and gas company with assets in Italy and Indonesia, announces that pursuant to the private placement through Astin Capital Management Limited ("Astin") announced on 16 July 2012, it was notified on 26 July 2012 that Manxdale Holdings Limited (a fund connected with Astin) is interested in 774,341,464 ordinary shares of 0.1p each in the Company (representing 26.98% of the Company's issued ordinary shares).



For further information please contact:


Sound Oil

Gerry Orbell, Chairman & Chief Executive

James Parsons, Chief Financial Officer


Tel: 44 (0)1372 365745 

Smith & Williamson - Nominated Adviser

Azhic Basirov

David Jones


Tel: 44 (0)20 7131 4000

Westhouse Securities - Broker

Dermot McKechnie

Jonathan Haines


Tel: 44 (0)20 7601 6100


Tim Thompson

Ben Romney

Helen Chan


Tel: 44 (0)20 7466 5000



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