TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying African Barrick Gold PLC issuer of existing shares to which voting rights are attached: ii 2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): An acquisition or disposal of voting rights YES An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments An event changing the breakdown of voting rights Other (please specify): 3. Full name of person(s) subject to Vanguard Precious Metals and Mining Fund the notification obligation: iii 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):iv 5. Date of the transaction and date September 09, 2013 on which the threshold is crossed or reached: v 6. Date on which issuer notified: September 09, 2013 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed 3% or reached: vi, vii 11,900,00011,900,000 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix Class/type of Situation previous Resulting situation after the triggering shares to the triggering transaction transaction if possible Number Number Number Number of voting % of voting using of of of shares rights rights x the ISIN CODE Shares Voting Rights Direct Direct xi Indirect Direct Indirect xii GB00B61D2N63 13,000,000 13,000,000 3.17% B: Qualifying Financial Instruments Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of financial Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting % of voting instrument date xiii Conversion Period rights that may be rights xiv acquired if the instrument is exercised/ converted. N/A C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi Resulting situation after the triggering transaction Type of Exercise Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting % of voting financial price date xvii Conversion rights instrument rights xix, xx instrument period xviii refers to N/A Nominal Delta Total (A+B+C) Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights 13,000,000 3.17% 9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi N/A Proxy Voting: 10. Name of the proxy holder: N/A 11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold: 12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights: 13. Additional information: 14. Contact name: Vanguard Precious Metals and Mining Fund c/o The Vanguard Group Inc Vanguard_Fund_Compliance@Vanguard.com 15. Contact telephone number: (610) 669-8989 END -0- Sep/11/2013 13:07 GMT
AFRICAN BARRICK GOLD PLC: Holding(s) in Company
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