AngloGold Ashanti Limited \ Reg. No.1944/017354/06
76 Jeppe Street \ Newtown \ 2001 \ PO Box 62117 \ Marshalltown \ 2107 \ South
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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
Class of share capital Current month Prior month % change
Ordinary shares of 25 South African 383,320,962 383,312,448 0.00%
E ordinary shares of 25 South African 1,617,752 1,620,158 -0.15%
(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
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
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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