Rose Petroleum plc

Holding in Company

14-May-2008

Holding in Company

Commerzbank AG informed the Company on 13 May 2008 that as of 8 May 2008 it now has an interest in 13,636,364 ordinary shares representing 7.17% of the issued ordinary share capital in VANE Minerals PLC.

VANE Minerals Plc

Matthew Idiens

+44 (0) 20 7667 6322


Ambrian Partners Limited

Richard Brown

+44 (0) 20 7634 4709


Parkgreen Communications

Justine Howarth

+44 (0) 20 7851 7480


Thomas Weisel Partners

Paul Newman

+44 (0) 020 7877 4478