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Paladin Energy-Takeover Bid for NGM Resources Limited

PERTH, WESTERN AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 18, 2010) - Paladin Energy Ltd (Paladin) (TSX:PDN - News; ASX:PDN - News) announces that its takeover bid for all the ordinary shares in NGM Resources Limited closed at 5.00pm (Perth time) on 5 November 2010.Attached is the notice required by ASX Listing Rule 3.4.1.Paladin Energy Ltd ACN 061 681 098Company notice - ASX Listing Rule 3.4.1Distribution schedule and 20 largest holdersTo: Australian Securities ExchangeDistribution of holders of fully paid ordinary shares in Paladin Energy Ltd




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Number of holders Number of securities
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1 - 1,000 10,914 5,722,578
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1,001 - 5,000 9,952 25,488,265
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5,001 - 10,000 2,268 17,554,814
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10,001 - 100,000 1,592 40,300,312
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100,001 and over 169 636,291,117
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Names of, and percentages held by, the 20 largest holders of fully paid ordinary shares in Paladin Energy Ltd.




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Name No. of securities held Percentage
held
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1. HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia)
Limited 175,361,973 24.18
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2. CDS & Co 97,113,516 13.39
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3. JP Morgan Nominees Australia
Limited 96,509,365 13.31
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4. National Nominees Limited 63,845,052 8.80
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5. CEDE & Co 36,428,735 5.02
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6. Citicorp Nominees Pty Limited 29,987,068 4.13
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7. Mr John Borshoff (i) 21,877,394 3.02
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8. JP Morgan Nominees Australia
Limited less than Cash Income
A/Cgreater than 18,738,511 2.58
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9. UBS Nominees Pty Ltd 8,287,835 1.14
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10. Cogent Nominees Pty Limited 5,957,600 0.82
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11. Credit Suisse Securities (Europe)
Ltd less than Collateral A/Cgreater
than 5,730,000 0.79
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12. HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia)
Limited - A/C 3 5,171,662 0.71
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13. Ms Gillian Swaby (i) 5,054,655 0.70
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14. Mr Rick Crabb (i) 4,881,528 0.67
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15. Cogent Nominees Pty Limited less
than SL Non Cash Collateral
A/Cgreater than 4,185,000 0.58
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16. AMP Life Limited 4,073,337 0.56
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17. UBS Wealth Management Australia
Nominees Pty Ltd 2,747,474 0.38
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18. HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia)
Limited - A/C 2 2,434,266 0.34
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19. Queensland Investment Corporation 2,064,004 0.28
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20. HSBC Custody Nominees (Australia)
Limited - GSCO ECA 1,868,377 0.26
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(i) Aggregates all associated holdingsDate: 17 November 2010A.C.N. 061 681 098