Form 8.3 - LONMIN PLC

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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 AFRICA GROUP LIMITED
     
(b) Owner or controller of interest and short
  positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):  
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose LONMIN PLC
  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: 23 April 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? SIBANYE GOLD LIMITED

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:       USD 0.0001 ordinary            
Interests Short Positions
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 12,639,161 4.47% 12,414,094 4.39%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
0 0.00% 29,485 0.01%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 12,639,161 4.47% 12,443,579 4.40%

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  
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 5 10.7600 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 46 10.5600 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 76 10.6600 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 173 10.5000 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 398 10.6500 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 485 10.8000 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 4,000 10.5700 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 8,100 10.7000 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 34,178 10.2800 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 1,000 10.6900 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 1,363 10.4600 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 1,394 10.6300 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 1,399 10.3200 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 1,465 10.4400 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 1,465 10.5200 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 1,517 10.3100 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 1,547 10.3500 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 1,596 10.3400 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 1,814 10.5600 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 2,023 10.7500 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 2,305 10.2800 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 2,380 10.5100 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 2,750 10.4300 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 2,980 10.4500 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 3,024 10.7800 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 3,137 10.7700 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 3,426 10.5700 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 4,360 10.4200 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 4,385 10.7900 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 5,000 10.2700 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 5,000 10.3800 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 7,538 10.5400 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 7,687 10.3000 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 7,827 10.4800 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 8,298 10.3900 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 8,717 10.4900 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 11,655 10.4000 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 11,875 10.5300 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 12,853 10.8000 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 21,677 10.4100 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 45,445 10.5000 ZAR

(b) Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant security   Product description

e.g. CFD

  Nature of dealing

e.g. opening/closing a long/short position, increasing/reducing a long/short position

  Number of reference securities   Price per unit

(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: 24 Apr 2018
Contact name: ELISE TANG
Telephone number: 0207 1163001

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 AFRICA GROUP
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 645720
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180424T115222+0100

Contacts

BARCLAYS AFRICA GROUP LIMITED

Contacts

BARCLAYS AFRICA GROUP LIMITED