Form 8.3 - Lonmin PLC

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 interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient. For a trust, the trustee(s), settlor and beneficiaries must be named.

 
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree

LONMIN PLC
(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:

For an opening position disclosure, state the latest practicable date prior to the disclosure

13 May 2019
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer?

If it is a cash offer or possible cash offer, state “N/A”

YES

 

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: 11,972,384 4.23% 12,448,573 4.40%
(2) Cash-settled derivatives: 490,648 0.17% 0 0.00%
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%

TOTAL:

12,463,032 4.41% 12,448,573 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 security   Purchase/sale   Number of securities   Price per unit
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 1 11.7500 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 530 11.2700 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 794 11.4000 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 946 11.7900 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 984 11.6400 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 992 11.4100 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 1068 11.4400 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 1687 11.9000 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 1810 11.6300 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 1812 11.8500 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 2019 11.2900 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 2135 11.8600 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 2146 11.3900 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Purchase 16630 11.7458 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 7835 11.7700 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 6674 11.8300 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 5808 11.7800 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 4949 11.7600 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 3049 11.8400 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 2246 11.8500 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 1468 11.5200 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 1450 11.6800 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 1351 11.7200 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 768 11.7500 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 600 11.6300 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 403 11.4700 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 300 11.4800 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 184 11.7000 ZAR
USD 0.0001 ordinary Sale 114 11.4000 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”

(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”

(c) Attachments

Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached? NO
Date of disclosure:   13 May 2019
Contact name: Large Holdings Regulatory Operations
Telephone number*: +27 11 846 4234

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.

*If the discloser is a natural person, a telephone number does not need to be included, provided contact information has been provided to the Panel’s Market Surveillance Unit.

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: 668724
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20190514T131013+0100

Contacts

Absa Group Limited

Contacts

Absa Group Limited