Source - BUS

Form 8.3 - SIBANYE GOLD LIMITED

BARCLAYS AFRICA GROUP LIMITED

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 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

 

SIBANYE GOLD LIMITED

(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

 

4 April 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?

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

 

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:       ORD            
Interests   Short Positions  
    Number (%) Number (%)
(1) Relevant securities owned
and/or controlled: 35,410,434 1.63% 43,195,546 1.98%
           
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
13,392,741 0.61% 0 0.00%
           
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
           
(4)
TOTAL: 48,803,175 2.24% 43,195,546 1.98%

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  
ORD Purchase 8 11.2740 ZAR
ORD Purchase 4,423 11.1200 ZAR
ORD Purchase 5,149 11.1700 ZAR
ORD Purchase 5,156 11.5300 ZAR
ORD Purchase 5,191 11.5500 ZAR
ORD Purchase 7,201 11.1400 ZAR
ORD Purchase 9,902 11.5200 ZAR
ORD Purchase 19,031 11.5100 ZAR
ORD Purchase 19,405 11.1600 ZAR
ORD Purchase 20,125 11.1900 ZAR
ORD Purchase 26,081 11.1800 ZAR
ORD Purchase 28,288 11.1300 ZAR
ORD Purchase 34,485 11.4600 ZAR
ORD Purchase 38,129 11.4900 ZAR
ORD Purchase 42,092 11.1500 ZAR
ORD Purchase 44,191 11.3600 ZAR
ORD Purchase 49,055 11.4800 ZAR
ORD Purchase 54,900 11.4200 ZAR
ORD Purchase 59,742 11.2500 ZAR
ORD Purchase 61,449 11.4700 ZAR
ORD Purchase 64,050 11.2942 ZAR
ORD Purchase 66,626 11.3500 ZAR
ORD Purchase 68,550 11.2100 ZAR
ORD Purchase 70,643 11.5000 ZAR
ORD Purchase 78,316 11.3000 ZAR
ORD Purchase 80,090 11.4400 ZAR
ORD Purchase 80,600 11.4300 ZAR
ORD Purchase 83,209 11.3100 ZAR
ORD Purchase 84,677 11.4100 ZAR
ORD Purchase 92,606 11.3400 ZAR
ORD Purchase 109,558 11.2000 ZAR
ORD Purchase 117,258 11.3300 ZAR
ORD Purchase 122,303 11.4000 ZAR
ORD Purchase 127,080 11.4500 ZAR
ORD Purchase 136,289 11.2700 ZAR
ORD Purchase 140,521 11.2900 ZAR
ORD Purchase 147,652 11.2800 ZAR
ORD Purchase 154,543 11.3200 ZAR
ORD Purchase 158,943 11.3700 ZAR
ORD Purchase 164,956 11.2600 ZAR
ORD Purchase 173,663 11.3900 ZAR
ORD Purchase 175,376 11.3800 ZAR
ORD Purchase 180,339 11.2300 ZAR
ORD Purchase 194,545 11.2200 ZAR
ORD Purchase 300,283 11.2400 ZAR
ORD Purchase 354,068 11.2817 ZAR
ORD Purchase 954,412 11.2650 ZAR
ORD Sale 8 11.2740 ZAR
ORD Sale 1,130 11.3109 ZAR
ORD Sale 1,699 11.1200 ZAR
ORD Sale 7,996 11.5100 ZAR
ORD Sale 8,200 11.4600 ZAR
ORD Sale 10,064 11.5200 ZAR
ORD Sale 12,716 11.5300 ZAR
ORD Sale 13,070 11.1400 ZAR
ORD Sale 14,681 11.1300 ZAR
ORD Sale 14,946 11.4900 ZAR
ORD Sale 20,415 11.4800 ZAR
ORD Sale 24,562 11.1700 ZAR
ORD Sale 24,979 11.4700 ZAR
ORD Sale 25,561 11.5000 ZAR
ORD Sale 28,248 11.1600 ZAR
ORD Sale 35,978 11.4200 ZAR
ORD Sale 37,194 11.4500 ZAR
ORD Sale 39,104 11.4400 ZAR
ORD Sale 41,606 11.4300 ZAR
ORD Sale 47,492 11.3400 ZAR
ORD Sale 51,585 11.3600 ZAR
ORD Sale 53,670 11.1900 ZAR
ORD Sale 55,631 11.2100 ZAR
ORD Sale 58,236 11.3500 ZAR
ORD Sale 64,723 11.4100 ZAR
ORD Sale 69,534 11.3700 ZAR
ORD Sale 70,191 11.1500 ZAR
ORD Sale 74,455 11.3800 ZAR
ORD Sale 89,286 11.4000 ZAR
ORD Sale 90,983 11.3900 ZAR
ORD Sale 98,919 11.1800 ZAR
ORD Sale 105,367 11.2885 ZAR
ORD Sale 108,669 11.3300 ZAR
ORD Sale 112,381 11.2000 ZAR
ORD Sale 128,461 11.3100 ZAR
ORD Sale 132,025 11.2600 ZAR
ORD Sale 142,265 11.3200 ZAR
ORD Sale 159,442 11.2400 ZAR
ORD Sale 162,166 11.2300 ZAR
ORD Sale 165,798 11.2500 ZAR
ORD Sale 175,507 11.2200 ZAR
ORD Sale 176,260 11.2700 ZAR
ORD Sale 238,129 11.3000 ZAR
ORD Sale 312,001 11.2900 ZAR
ORD Sale 315,064 11.2800 ZAR
ORD Sale 440,477 11.3332 ZAR
ORD Sale 1,960,000 11.6900 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:  

5 April 2018

Contact name:

Elise Tang

Telephone number:

0207 1163 001

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at [email protected] 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.