Sibanye shareholders are advised that the Company is in negotiations with Anglo American Platinum Limited (“AAP”) regarding the potential acquisition of the Rustenburg mining and concentrating operations from AAP (“the Proposed Transaction”). The Proposed Transaction if successfully concluded may have an effect on the price at which the Company's securities trade on the JSE Limited and its ADR’s on the NYSE. No further detail can be provided at this stage and it is possible that no transaction will be consummated. Accordingly, Sibanye shareholders are advised to exercise caution when dealing in their Sibanye shares until a further announcement is made.
Johannesburg 3 September 2015
J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited
This announcement is not an offer.
The release, publication or distribution of this announcement in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law and therefore persons in such jurisdictions into which this announcement is released, published or distributed should inform themselves about and observe such restrictions.
This announcement includes certain various “forward-looking statements” that reflect the current views or expectations of Sibanye with respect to future events. All statements other than statements of historical fact are, or may be deemed to be, forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, those concerning a potential transaction between Sibanye and AAP. These forward-looking statements are not based on historical facts, but rather reflect Sibanye’s current expectations concerning future events and generally may be identified by the use of forward-looking words or phrases such as “believe”, “expect”, “anticipate”, “intend”, “should”, “planned”, “may”, “potential” or similar words and phrases.