Form 8.3 - Sibanye


FORM 8.3



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


(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

(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

20 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”





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: 34,616,654 1.52% 42,141,492 1.86%
(2) Cash-settled derivatives: 12,507,443 0.55% 32,761 0.00%
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options) and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%


47,124,097 2.07% 42,174,253 1.86%

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:  


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
Ordinary NPV Purchase 225 11.5100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 254 11.6200 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 311 11.3600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 390 11.4200 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 400 11.2600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 476 11.5200 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 812 11.4100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 1486 11.4700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 1598 11.4400 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 1642 11.4800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 1880 11.5400 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 2103 11.3500 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 2792 11.4900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 2792 11.5300 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 2957 11.5800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 3000 11.2500 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 5600 11.3900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 6474 11.5700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 6519 11.3400 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 6948 11.4000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 7150 11.3800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 9792 11.5600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 9881 11.3000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 18920 11.4600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 20555 11.4300 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 22830 11.3300 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 25027 11.3700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 25679 11.2900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 37016 11.4500 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 47117 11.3100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 60030 11.5000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 339820 11.3921 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 292920 11.5100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 146358 11.3300 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 123636 11.3200 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 100621 11.3000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 78373 11.4101 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 77179 11.3600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 63750 11.4100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 61067 11.3500 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 53425 11.3100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 46530 11.3400 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 44902 11.3700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 38939 11.3800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 38855 11.4600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 33223 11.4000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 25586 11.4400 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 25271 11.2900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 23610 11.2800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 23050 11.2700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 22000 11.4800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 19542 11.4500 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 9102 11.3900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 7556 11.4700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 7008 11.4900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 6438 11.6200 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 3635 11.2600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 3036 11.5200 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 2881 11.5000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 2800 11.4200 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 848 11.2500 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 800 11.4300 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)


(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:   20 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

Short Name: Absa Group Limited
Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 669134
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20190521T124511+0100


Absa Group Limited


Absa Group Limited