Legend International Holdings, Inc. Announces Repayment of Convertible Note


Legend International Holdings, Inc.Announces Repayment of Convertible Note

MELBOURNE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Legend International Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:LGDI), ("Legend"), is pleased to announce its 100% owned subsidiary, Paradise Phosphate Limited ("Paradise"), has fully repaid the convertible note that it previously issued to two Australian financial institutions managed by Acorn Capital Limited ("the Lenders"). The detail of the convertible note purchase agreement (the "Convertible Note Agreement") was first announced on February 13, 2012 (see Legend's website www.lgdi.net). Pursuant to the terms of Convertible Note Agreement all loaned monies have now been fully repaid and all mortgages and securities over Legend's shares in Paradise and Paradise's phosphate assets have been released by the Lenders.

Legend also advises that in accordance with its press release dated January 16, 2013 where it announced the placement of 150 million shares at a price of 5 cents, it has closed part of the placement of 97.5 million shares at a price of 5 cents raising USD$4,875,000. The Company anticipates closing the balance of the placement shortly.

Paradise continues to focus on advancing the Paradise phosphate project. The Company is also progressing discussions with potential strategic partners regarding the optimal investment structure and future development plan for the project.

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Legend International Holdings, Inc.
Joseph Gutnick, +011 613 8532 2866
Chief Executive Officer
Fax: +011 613 8532 2805
Peter Lee, +011 613 8532 2866
Chief Financial Officer
Fax: +011 613 8532 2805

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