Anglo American PLC AAL Director/PDMR Shareholding

  Anglo American PLC (AAL) - Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 4130O
Anglo American PLC
10 October 2012

                      Anglo American plc (the "Company")

        Registered office: 20 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AN

                          Registered number: 356413



                  Anglo American Share Incentive Plan - SIP

The SIP  is  an  Inland  Revenue approved  employee  share  plan  under  which 
employees are  able  to buy  ordinary  shares  in the  Company  using  monthly 
deductions from  salary,  and  are  allocated an  equivalent  number  of  free 
ordinary shares  ("matching  shares").  Both  the  purchased  shares  and  the 
matching shares are held in the SIP trust. The matching shares are acquired by
the SIP Trust and allocated to the relevant employees. During the short period
of time between  acquisition and  allocation, the executive  directors of  the 
Company are deemed to be interested in those shares.

The Company was advised  today that the following  transactions took place  in 
relation to the SIP on 10 October 2012:

1. 9,758 shares were allocated to employee participants as matching shares.

2.  The  following  executive  directors  /  persons  discharging   managerial 
responsibility ("PDMR") of the Company  each acquired the undernoted  ordinary 
shares at a price of  £18.455 and were allocated  an equal number of  matching 
shares, free of charge:

B R Beamish (PDMR) 7 ordinary shares

C B Carroll (director)  7 ordinary shares

R Médori (director)   7 ordinary shares

M Walker (PDMR)   7 ordinary shares

D Wanblad (PDMR)  7 ordinary shares

D Weston (PDMR)  7 ordinary shares

P G Whitcutt (PDMR) 7 ordinary shares

The notification of these transactions is to satisfy the Company's obligations
under the Financial Services Authority Disclosure and Transparency Rules 3.1.2
to 3.1.4.

Andy Hodges

Deputy Secretary

10 October 2012

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