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:   Absa 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 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: 30 July 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: 135,568,285 5.98% 137,421,945 6.06%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
4,572,485 0.20% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 140,140,770 6.18% 137,421,945 6.06%

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  
Ordinary NPV Purchase 58 7.3900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 234 7.4100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 239 7.6000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 518 7.3100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 1,329 7.8200 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 1,642 7.9400 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 2,730 7.8100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 2,809 7.4600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 4,000 7.8900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 4,608 7.8500 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 5,262 7.9600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 5,708 7.9100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 9,274 7.8600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 9,998 7.8800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 13,721 7.9500 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 16,000 7.8000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 16,153 7.9000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 19,142 7.7400 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 20,000 7.7600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 21,376 7.8400 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 21,442 7.9300 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 21,765 7.9200 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 30,000 7.5791 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 83,478 7.8700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 147,481 7.7500 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 23 7.6400 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 27 7.5900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 1,000 7.7800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 1,184 7.6100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 1,716 7.6700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 2,400 7.6800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 4,000 7.7500 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 4,358 7.7000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 4,563 7.5800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 10,056 7.9000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 10,962 7.8900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 14,106 7.7700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 24,771 7.8700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 30,000 7.7607 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 30,083 7.6000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 34,000 7.7600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 48,701 7.7200 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 50,291 7.7100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 53,704 7.7400 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 56,070 7.7300 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 323,574 7.7768 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: 31 Jul 2018
Contact name: Large Holdings Regulatory Operations
Telephone number: 020 3134 7213

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: ABSA GROUP LIMITED
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 652495
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180731T171925+0100

Contacts

ABSA GROUP LIMITED

Contacts

ABSA GROUP LIMITED