For filings with the FCA include the annex For filings with issuer exclude the annex TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi 1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares African Barrick to which voting rights are attached:ii Gold PLC 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 the notification obligation:iii Vanguard Precious Metals and Mining Fund 4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):iv 5. Date of the transaction and date on which the threshold September 20, 2013 is crossed or reached: v 6. Date on which issuer notified: September 23, 2013 7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached: vi, vii 4% 8. Notified details: A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix Class/type of Situation previous Resulting situation after shares to the triggering the triggering transaction transaction if possible Number Number % of voting using Number of Number of rights x the ISIN CODE of Voting of voting Shares Rights shares rights Direct Direct xi Indirect Direct Indirect xii GB00B61D2N63 16,000,000 16,000,000 17,500,000 17,500,000 4.27% 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 xiv rights that may be rights 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 financial Exercise Expiration Exercise/ Number of voting % of voting instrument price date xvii Conversion rights instrument rights xix, xx period xviii refers to Nominal Delta N/A Total (A+B+C) Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights 17,500,000 4.27% 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: Vanguard Precious Metals and Mining Fund 14. Contact name: c/o The Vanguard Group, Inc. Vanguard_Fund_Compliance@Vanguard.com 15. Contact telephone number: (610) 669-8989 END -0- Sep/24/2013 09:47 GMT
AFRICAN BARRICK GOLD PLC: Holding(s) in Company
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