Notification of an acquisition of beneficial interest in securities
- 10 February 2017
Johannesburg. Friday, 10 February 2017. In accordance with section 122(3)(b) of the Companies Act 71 of 2008 (“the Act”), Regulation 121(2)(b) of the Companies Act Regulations, 2011 (“the Regulations”) and paragraph 3.83(b) of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, shareholders are hereby advised that Harmony has received formal notification that Van Eck Associate Corporation has, in aggregate, acquired an interest in the ordinary shares of the Company, such that the total interest in the ordinary shares in the Company held by Van Eck Associate Corporation now amounts to 15.01% of the total issued shares of the Company.
Harmony has, as required by section 122(3)(a) of the Act filed the required notice with the Takeover Regulation Panel.
For more details contact:
Marian van der Walt
Executive: Corporate and Investor Relations
+27(0) 82 888 1242 (mobile)
10 February 2017
J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited.
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited (Harmony), a world-class gold mining and exploration company, has operations and assets in South Africa and Papua New Guinea (PNG). Harmony, which has more than 60 years’ experience in the industry, is the third largest gold producer in South Africa. Our assets include one open pit mine and several exploration tenements in PNG, as well as 9 underground mines and 1 open pit operation and several surface sources in South Africa. In addition, we own 50% of the significant Golpu project in a joint venture in PNG.
The company’s primary stock exchange listing is on the JSE with a secondary listing on the New York Stock Exchange. The bulk of our shareholders are in South Africa and the United States. Additional information on the company is available on the corporate website, www.harmony.co.za.