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: 07 August 2018
(f)

In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making
disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

YES:

 

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: 138,727,624 6.12% 142,488,639 6.29%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
6,697,568 0.30% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
 
TOTAL: 145,425,192 6.42% 142,488,639 6.29%

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 4,583 8.5600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 4,881 8.5919 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 10,689 8.6700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 15,452 8.6800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 20,000 8.6404 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 22,002 8.6100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 23,459 8.6500 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 24,745 8.6400 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 26,230 8.5700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 29,755 8.5800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 29,931 8.6600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 39,094 8.6300 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 39,958 8.5900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 43,813 8.6200 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 91,311 8.6000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 149,411 8.6177 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 250 8.7100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 1,999 8.6600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 4,358 8.5900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 9,309 8.6700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 10,589 8.6400 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 11,812 8.6124 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 16,666 8.6300 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 17,894 8.5700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 20,965 8.6200 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 22,944 8.6100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 28,765 8.5600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 33,503 8.6800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 49,398 8.5800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 305,704 8.6262 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 360,000 8.6000 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: 8 Aug 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: 653103
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20180808T133652+0100

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ABSA GROUP LIMITED

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ABSA GROUP LIMITED