FORM 8.3 - SIBANYE GOLD LIMITED

LONDON--()--

FORM 8.3

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY

A PERSON WITH INTERESTS IN RELEVANT SECURITIES REPRESENTING 1% OR MORE

Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the “Code”)

1. KEY INFORMATION

(a)   Full name of discloser:   Barclays PLC.
     
(b) Owner or controller of interest and short
  positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):  
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose SIBANYE GOLD LIMITED
  relevant securities this form relates:  
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected with an
offeror/offeree, state this and specify identity of
  offeror/offeree:  
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 12 March 2018
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making YES:
  disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer? LONMIN PLC

2. POSITIONS OF THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

(a) Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)

Class of relevant security:       Ordinary npv            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 255,944 0.01% 2,412,108 0.11%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
206,600 0.01% 1,305,844 0.06%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 462,544 0.02% 3,717,952 0.17%
Class of relevant security:       Convertible Bond XS1689727920            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 1,200,000 0.27% 0 0.00%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 1,200,000 0.27% 0 0.00%

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded options), or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

(b) Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors’ and other employee options)

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:  
Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:  

3. DEALINGS (IF ANY) BY THE PERSON MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.

The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.

(a) Purchases and sales

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
ADR Purchase 100 4.1250 USD
ADR Purchase 500 4.1300 USD
ADR Purchase 2,322 4.1091 USD
ADR Purchase 5,900 4.1083 USD
ADR Purchase 18,698 4.0624 USD
ADR Purchase 21,700 4.0535 USD
ADR Purchase 22,600 4.1010 USD
ADR Purchase 33,000 4.0994 USD
ADR Purchase 38,305 4.1157 USD
ADR Purchase 52,598 4.0564 USD
ADR Purchase 60,900 4.1200 USD
ADR Purchase 198,259 4.0742 USD
ADR Sale 14 4.0500 USD
ADR Sale 200 4.1300 USD
ADR Sale 200 4.1100 USD
ADR Sale 200 4.1000 USD
ADR Sale 300 4.0600 USD
ADR Sale 2,300 4.0949 USD
ADR Sale 3,000 4.0833 USD
ADR Sale 4,500 4.0796 USD
ADR Sale 5,900 4.1008 USD
ADR Sale 11,600 4.0896 USD
ADR Sale 14,200 4.1042 USD
ADR Sale 18,800 4.0958 USD
ADR Sale 22,600 4.1030 USD
ADR Sale 42,110 4.0624 USD
ADR Sale 63,239 4.1200 USD
ADR Sale 70,069 4.0726 USD
ADR Sale 92,979 4.0567 USD
ADR Sale 102,271 4.0929 USD
Ordinary npv Sale 480,000 12.2000 ZAR

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of   Product   Nature of dealing   Number of   Price per
relevant description reference unit
security     securities  
Ordinary npv CFD Long 718 12.1451 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Long 16,950 11.9667 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Long 57,597 12.1673 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Long 70,852 12.0128 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Long 115,235 11.9617 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Long 343,928 12.0259 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Long 367,448 11.8817 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Long 480,000 12.1987 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Short 4,768 11.8133 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Short 16,553 11.8335 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Short 21,086 11.8836 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Short 22,859 11.9012 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Short 23,258 11.9247 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Short 23,869 11.9029 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Short 43,406 11.9259 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Short 59,062 11.8542 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Short 96,767 11.8896 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Short 163,336 11.9042 ZAR
Ordinary npv CFD Short 820,168 11.9327 ZAR

(c) Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)

(i) Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of relevant security   Product description e.g. call option   Writing, purchasing, selling, varying etc.   Number of securities to which option relates   Exercise price per unit   Type

e.g. American, European etc.

  Expiry date   Option money paid/ received per unit

(ii) Exercise

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. call option

  Exercising/ exercised against   Number of securities   Exercise price per unit

(d) Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

Class of relevant security   Nature of dealing

e.g. subscription, conversion

  Details   Price per unit (if applicable)

4. OTHER INFORMATION

(a) Indemnity and other dealing arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may be an inducement to deal or refrain from dealing entered into by the person making the disclosure and any party to the offer or any person acting in concert with a party to the offer:

Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent should not be included. If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none”

None

(b) Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the person making the disclosure and any other person relating to:

(i) the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or

(ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state “none”

None

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?   NO
Date of disclosure: 13 Mar 2018
Contact name: Elise Tang
Telephone number: 0207 1163 001

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service.

The Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code’s disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

The Code can be viewed on the Panel’s website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

Short Name: BARCLAYS PLC
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 642903
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180313T150925+0000

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