FORM 8.3






Rule 8.3 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")



(a) Full name of discloser:                            Absa Group Limited 
(b) Owner or controller of interests and short 
positions  disclosed, if different from 1(a): 
The naming of nominee or vehicle companies 
is insufficient. For  a 
trust, the trustee(s), settlor and 
beneficiaries must be named. 
(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose       SIBANYE GOLD LIMITED 
relevant  securities this form relates: 
Use a separate form for each offeror/offeree 
(d) If an exempt fund manager connected 
with an offeror/offeree, 
state this and specify identity of offeror/offeree: 
(e) Date position held/dealing undertaken:             29 May 2019 
For an opening position disclosure, state the latest 
practicable date prior to the disclosure 
(f) In addition to the company in                      YES 
1(c) above, is the discloser 
making disclosures in respect of                       LONMIN PLC 
any other party to the offer? 
If it is a cash offer or possible 
cash offer, state "N/A" 



If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.


(a)Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates following the dealing (if any)

Class of relevant security:         USD 0.0001 ordinary 
                                    Interests          Short positions 
                                    Number      %      Number      % 
(1) Relevant securities owned       33,269,874  1.40%  41,153,488  1.73% 
and/or controlled: 
(2) Cash-settled derivatives:       12,772,015  0.54%  32,761      0.00% 
(3) Stock-settled derivatives       0           0.00%  0           0.00% 
(including options) 
and agreements  to purchase/sell: 
TOTAL:                              46,041,889  1.93%  41,186,249  1.73% 

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.


Details of any open stock-settled derivative positions (including traded options), or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).


(b)Rights to subscribe for new securities (including directors' and other employee options)

Class of relevant security in relation 
to which subscription  right exists: 
Details, including nature of the rights 
concerned and relevant  percentages: 



Where there have been dealings in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 3(a), (b), (c) or (d) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security dealt in.


The currency of all prices and other monetary amounts should be stated.


(a)Purchases and sales

Class of relevant   Purchase/sale  Number of securities  Price per unit 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       200                   12.9200 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       800                   13.0200 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       1260                  13.0700 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       1439                  12.7800 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       1662                  12.8200 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       2881                  13.1900 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       3000                  13.1800 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       3025                  12.9400 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       3399                  12.8300 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       3800                  12.7900 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       4675                  12.8100 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       5474                  13.1000 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       5528                  12.7400 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       5723                  12.8900 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       6400                  12.8400 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       8033                  13.1700 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       9434                  12.7000 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       10000                 12.9900 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       10000                 13.0500 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       10323                 13.0600 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       13149                 13.0900 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       13569                 12.4800 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       20032                 13.0000 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       20809                 13.1200 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       23763                 13.1100 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       25031                 12.9100 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       36086                 13.2000 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       44472                 12.7500 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       45475                 12.9500 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       49257                 13.0800 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       51655                 12.8000 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       60292                 12.9000 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Purchase       1156400               13.0182 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           296799                13.0000 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           141067                13.0600 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           114214                13.0700 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           105570                13.0800 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           84721                 13.1500 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           69478                 13.0100 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           61666                 13.0300 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           58977                 12.8000 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           51041                 12.9761 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           49734                 12.8200 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           41491                 13.0200 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           40672                 12.8600 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           37966                 12.9800 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           36942                 12.9900 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           36929                 13.0900 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           35157                 13.0400 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           34585                 13.1200 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           33798                 13.0500 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           31658                 13.2000 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           28658                 12.9100 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           25117                 12.7300 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           18144                 12.9400 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           17000                 13.1000 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           16690                 13.2300 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           10420                 12.9500 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           9000                  13.2100 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           8783                  12.9700 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           6538                  12.9200 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           5862                  12.7900 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           5765                  12.8900 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           4006                  13.1400 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           3782                  13.2500 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           3148                  12.8700 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           3000                  13.1600 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           2536                  12.8100 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           2342                  12.8500 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           2053                  13.2200 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           2029                  13.2400 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           2000                  13.1700 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           1876                  12.9000 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           1547                  12.7700 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           1510                  12.8300 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           1500                  12.7600 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           865                   12.9600 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           178                   12.7200 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           143                   12.8400 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           70                    13.1300 ZAR 
Ordinary NPV        Sale           25                    12.8800 ZAR 

(b)Cash-settled derivative transactions

Class of relevant  Product     Nature of           Number of reference Price per unit 
security           description dealing             securities 
                   e.g. CFD    e.g. 

(c)Stock-settled derivative transactions (including options)


(i)Writing, selling, purchasing or varying

Class of  Product         Writing,     Number        Exercise price Type           Expiry date Option money 
relevant  descriptione.g. purchasing,  of securities per unit       e.g. American,             paid/ 
security  call            selling,     to                           European etc.              received 
          option          varying etc. which option                                            per unit 


Class of relevant  Product     Exercising/ Number        Exercise price 
security           description exercised   of securities per unit 
                   e.g. call   against 

(d)Other dealings (including subscribing for new securities)

Class of relevant security  Nature of dealing  Details Price per unit (if 
                            e.g. subscription,         applicable) 



(a)Indemnity and other dealing arrangements

Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, 
or any agreement  or understanding, 
formal or informal, relating to relevant 
securities which may be an inducement to 
deal or refrain from  dealing entered into by 
the person making the disclosure and any 
party to the offer or any person acting 
in concert with a party to  the offer: 
Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent 
should not be  included. If there 
are no such agreements, arrangements or  understandings, state "none" 

(b)Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

Details of any agreement, arrangement or 
understanding, formal or  informal, 
between the person making the disclosure 
and any other  person relating to: 
(i) the voting rights of any relevant securities under any  option; or 
(ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any 
relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced: 
If there are no such agreements, arrangements 
or  understandings, state "none" 


Is a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions) attached?  NO 
Date of disclosure:   29 May 2019 
Contact name:         Large Holdings Regulatory Operations 
Telephone number*:    +27 11 846 4234 

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service.


The Panel's Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code's disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.


*If the discloser is a natural person, a telephone number does not need to be included, provided contact information has been provided to the Panel's Market Surveillance Unit.


The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.


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