European Goldfields Limited - Special Meeting of Shareholders

WHITEHORSE, Dec. 1, 2011 /CNW/ - European Goldfields Limited (AIM: EGU / TSX: EGU) announces that a special meeting of shareholders of European Goldfields Limited (the "Company") will be held at the offices of Stikeman Elliott LLP, 5300 Commerce Court West, Toronto, Ontario M5L 1B9, Canada on 22 December 2011 at 9:00 a.m. (Toronto time) for the purpose of approving certain aspects of both the proposed US$600m financing transaction with Qatar Holding LLC and the US$150m loan note and related warrant issuance, details of which were announced by the Company on 1 October 2011.

The Company also confirms that the Notice of Meeting, Management Information Circular and Form of Proxy have been posted to shareholders and are available to view on the Company's website at and on SEDAR (

Any questions and requests for assistance may be directed to European Goldfields Proxy Solicitation Agent:

Phoenix Advisory Partners
North American Toll Free: 1-800-243-9416
UK Toll Free: +44 (0) 808-101-1697
Banks, Brokers and Outside North American collect calls: 201-806-2222


SOURCE European Goldfields Ltd.

For further information:

European Goldfields  Liberum Capital Limited
Steve Sharpe, SVP Business Development Simon Atkinson
e-mail: Tom Fyson
Tel: +44 (0)20 7408 9534 Tel: +44 (0)20 3100 2000
Brunswick Evolution Securities Limited
Carole Cable / Fiona Micallef-Eynaud Matthew Tyler
e-mail: Neil Elliot
Tel: +44 (0)20 7404 5959 Tel: +44 (0)20 7071 4300


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