ABSA GROUP LIMITED UK Regulatory Announcement: Form 8.3 – SIBANYE GOLD LTD – Amendment



FORM 8.3 – Amendment to Purchase



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


(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
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken: 09 January 2019
(f) In addition to the company in 1(c) above, is the discloser making YES:
disclosures in respect of any other party to the offer? LONMIN PLC


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: 133,309,247 5.88% 137,122,311 6.05%
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:
9,012,822 0.40% 2,967 0.00%
(3) Stock-settled derivatives (including options)
and agreements to purchase/sell: 0 0.00% 0 0.00%
TOTAL: 142,322,069 6.28% 137,125,278 6.05%

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   Purchase/sale   Number of   Price per unit
security   securities  
Ordinary NPV Purchase 1 10.6700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 1,055 10.6300 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 1,389 10.7000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 2,000 10.6900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 2,387 10.5100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 2,717 10.5900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 3,000 10.5600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 3,043 10.6400 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 3,100 10.4900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 3,500 10.6600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 4,535 10.5500 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 6,834 10.5400 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 7,750 10.6100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 12,913 10.5800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 27,777 10.5700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 30,123 10.6200 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 32,284 10.6000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 36,668 10.6800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 424,000 10.7300 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Purchase 3,414,427 10.6500 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 1,540 10.4700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 2,269 10.7100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 2,615 10.5000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 2,637 10.5100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 3,079 10.5500 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 5,575 10.6900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 7,831 10.7200 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 9,240 10.4900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 10,030 10.7300 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 14,841 10.5300 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 24,950 10.5900 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 29,138 10.5700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 31,270 10.5400 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 35,645 10.7000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 45,611 10.6300 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 51,023 10.5988 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 51,583 10.5600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 53,760 10.6200 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 61,690 10.6400 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 72,868 10.6000 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 76,586 10.6100 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 82,321 10.6800 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 83,346 10.6600 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 91,487 10.6500 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 104,959 10.6700 ZAR
Ordinary NPV Sale 123,375 10.5800 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: 11 Jan 2019
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.

Category Code: RET
Sequence Number: 662363
Time of Receipt (offset from UTC): 20190111T132331+0000


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