Exercise of Employee Share Options and Total Voting Rights

CALGARY, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Caracal Energy Inc. ("Caracal" or the "Company") (LSE:CRCL) announces that 11,666 new common shares (the "Employee Shares") have been issued pursuant to the exercise of employee share options. As a result, the Company's issued share capital now consists of 121,452,298 common shares. The Company does not hold any treasury shares. The Employee Shares are expected to be admitted to listing on the premium listing segment of the Official List and to trading on the London Stock Exchange plc's main market for listed securities at 8.00 a.m. (GMT) on Thursday, 5 December 2013.

As at 3 December 2013, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 121,452,298. Shareholders may use this figure as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules ("DTRs").

This announcement is in conformity with DTR 5.6.1A (1).

The Employee Shares have not been and will not be registered under the securities laws of the United States (including its territories and possessions, any State of the United States and the District of Columbia), Australia, Canada, Japan or South Africa and may not be offered, sold, taken up, exercised, resold, renounced, transferred or delivered, directly or indirectly, within such jurisdictions except pursuant to an exemption from and in compliance with any applicable securities laws.

SOURCE Caracal Energy Inc.

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