ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED: Total Voting Rights
AngloGold Ashanti Limited \ Reg. No.1944/017354/06
76 Jeppe Street \ Newtown \ 2001 \ PO Box 62117 \ Marshalltown \ 2107 \ South Africa
Tel +27 (0)11 637 6000 \ Fax +27 (0)11 637 6624Fax \ Website: www.AngloGoldAshanti.com
DISCLOSURE AND TRANSPARENCY RULES: ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED ("the Company")
2 January 2013
In accordance with the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Company advises that its issued ordinary share capital as at 31 December 2012 comprised:
Class of share capital Current month Prior month % change
Ordinary shares of 25 South African 383,320,962 383,312,448 0.00% cents each
E ordinary shares of 25 South African 1,617,752 1,620,158 -0.15% cents each(1)
(1) E ordinary shares are issued to participants in the company's Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP) and its Black Economic Empowerment partner, Izingwe Holdings (collectively "BEE Transaction") and on vesting, convert into ordinary shares, in terms of the conversion formula. Once converted E ordinary are cancelled.
The voting rights of all of these shares are identical with each share carrying the right to one vote, except that holders of E ordinary shares will not be entitled to veto any resolution that would otherwise have been capable of being passed, or not, by the required majority of votes of the holders of ordinary shares.
The above figures may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculation by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company, under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
In addition to the ordinary share capital, the Company has in issue:
2,000,000 A redeemable preference shares of 50 South African cents each; and
778,896 B redeemable preference shares of 1 South African cent each.
The A and B redeemable preference shares which are all held by a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company may not be transferred.
The Company holds no shares in Treasury.
ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED
Directors: T T Mboweni (Chairman) \ M Cutifani (Australian) (Chief Executive Officer) \ FB Arisman (American) \ R Gasant \ NP January-Bardill MJ Kirkwood (British) \ WA Nairn \ Prof LW Nkuhlu \ F Ohene-Kena (Ghanaian) \ SM Pityana \ RJ Ruston (Australian) \ S Venkatakrishnan (British)
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary: M E Sanz Perez
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