Notification of an acquisition of beneficial interest in securities
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Johannesburg, 23 March 2018: In accordance with section 122(3)(b) of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (“the Act”), Regulation 121(2)(b) of the Companies Act Regulations, 2011 (“the Regulations”) and paragraph 3.83(b) of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, shareholders are hereby advised that Sibanye-Stillwater has received formal notification that Van Eck Associates Corporation has, in aggregate, acquired an interest in the ordinary shares of the Company, such that the total interest held by Van Eck Associates Corporation amounts to 10.08% of the total issued shares of the Company.
Sibanye-Stillwater has, as required by section 122(3)(a) of the Act, filed the required notice with the Takeover Regulation Panel.
SVP Investor Relations
Sibanye Gold Limited
+27 83 453 4014
Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited
FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS
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