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Fresnillo PLC
15 August 2017

                                                                                                         Fresnillo Plc

21 Upper Brook Street

London W1K 7PY

United Kingdom


15 August 2017


Conversion Rate for Interim Dividend


Further to the announcement of the results of Fresnillo plc ("the Company") for the six months ended 30 June 2017 released on 1 August 2017, the directors of the Company have determined that the exchange rate to be applied to the interim dividend is 1.2987 US$/GB£. The sterling equivalent of the interim dividend of 10.6 US cents per share announced on 1 August 2017 will therefore be 8.1620 pence per share.


The interim dividend will be paid on 8 September 2017 to shareholders on the register on 11 August 2017.


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Fresnillo plc

London Office                                                                      Tel:       +44 (0)20 7399 2470


Mexico City Office                                                                  Tel:       +52 55 52 79 3206


Bell Pottinger                                                                      Tel:       +44 (0)20 3772 2500



About Fresnillo plc

Fresnillo plc is the world's largest primary silver producer and Mexico's largest gold producer, listed on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol FRES. 

Fresnillo plc has seven operating mines, all of them in Mexico - Fresnillo, Saucito, Ciénega (including the San Ramón satellite mine), Herradura, Soledad-Dipolos1 Noche Buena and San Julián (phase I and II), two development projects - the pyrites plant, and second line of DLP at Herradura, and four advanced exploration prospects - Orisyvo, Juanicipio, Las Casas Rosario & Cluster Cebollitas and Centauro Deep, as well as a number of other long term exploration prospects. In total, Fresnillo plc has mining concessions covering approximately 1.8 million hectares in Mexico.

 Fresnillo plc has a strong and long tradition of mining, a proven track record of mine development, reserve replacement, and production costs in the lowest quartile of the cost curve for silver.

 Fresnillo plc's goal is to maintain the Group's position as the world's largest primary silver company, producing 65 million ounces of silver per year by 2018, having already surpassed the gold target of 750,000 ounces.

 1 Operations at Soledad-Dipolos are currently suspended.


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