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ANGLO AMERICAN PLATINUM LIMITED - Anglo American Platinum Dividend Declaration

Release Date: 26/07/2021 08:00
Code(s): AMS     PDF:  
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Anglo American Platinum Dividend Declaration

(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number: 1946/022452/06)
Share Code: AMS
ISIN: ZAE000013181
(“the Company" or "Anglo American Platinum")

Anglo American Platinum Dividend Declaration

The Board is pleased to advise that at its meeting held on 22 July 2021, the directors approved the declaration
of an interim dividend of R175 per share on the ordinary shares from profits accrued during the six-month
period ended 30 June 2021. The gross dividend is made up as follows:

-     R70 per share representing a base dividend equal to 40% of the headline earnings in line with the
      Company’s dividend policy. Dividend tax of R14 per share will be deducted; and
-     R105 per share representing a special cash dividend equal to 60% of headline earnings as an additional
      dividend. Dividend tax of R21 per share will be deducted.

The dividend has been declared from current headline earnings.

The dividend will be subject to a dividend withholding tax of 20% for all shareholders who are not exempt from,
or do not qualify for a reduced rate of withholding tax. The net dividend payable to shareholders, subject to
withholding tax at a rate of 20%, amounts to R35 per share split up as follows:
- R14 per share attributable to the ordinary dividend (being a net dividend of R56)
- R21 per share attributable to the special dividend (being a net dividend of R84)

The issued share capital at the declaration date is 265,292,206 ordinary shares and the Company’s tax number
is 9575104717. The salient dates are as follows:

    Event                                                              Date
    Publication of declaration data                                    Monday 26 July 2021
    Last day for trading to qualify and participate in the dividend    Tuesday 10 August 2021
    Trading ex-dividend commences                                      Wednesday 11 August 2021
    Record date                                                        Friday 13 August 2021
    Dividend payment date                                              Monday 16 August 2021

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Wednesday 11 August 2021 and
Friday 13 August 2021, both days inclusive. Any changes to the dividend instructions and timetable will be
announced on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange News Service.

By order of the Board.

E Viljoen
Company secretary


26 July 2021

Sponsor: Merrill Lynch South Africa (Pty) Ltd t/a BofA Securities.

For further information, please contact:

Investors:                                        Media:
Emma Chapman                                      Jana Marais
(SA) +27 (0)76 480 1570                           (SA) +27 (0)79 932 1586          

Notes to editors:

Anglo American Platinum Limited is a member of the Anglo American plc Group and is a leading primary
producer of platinum group metals. The company is listed on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange (JSE).
Its mining, smelting and refining operations are based in South Africa. Elsewhere in the world, the Group owns
Unki Platinum Mine and smelter in Zimbabwe. Anglo American Platinum has a number of joint operations with
several historically disadvantaged South African consortia as part of its commitment to the transformation of
the mining industry. Anglo American Platinum is committed to the highest standards of safety and continues
to make a meaningful and sustainable difference in the development of the communities around its operations.

Anglo American is a leading global mining company and our products are the essential ingredients in almost
every aspect of modern life. Our portfolio of world-class competitive operations, with a broad range of future
development options, provides many of the future-enabling metals and minerals for a cleaner, greener, more
sustainable world that meet the fast growing every day demands of billions of consumers. With our people at
the heart of our business, we use innovative practices and the latest technologies to discover new resources
and to mine, process, move and market our products to our customers – safely and sustainably.

As a responsible producer of diamonds (through De Beers), copper, platinum group metals, premium quality
iron ore and metallurgical coal for steelmaking, and nickel – with crop nutrients in development – we are
committed to being carbon neutral across our operations by 2040. More broadly, our Sustainable Mining Plan
commits us to a series of stretching goals to ensure we work towards a healthy environment, creating thriving
communities and building trust as a corporate leader. We work together with our business partners and diverse
stakeholders to unlock enduring value from precious natural resources for the benefit of the communities and
countries in which we operate, for society as a whole, and for our shareholders. Anglo American is re-imagining
mining to improve people’s lives.

Date: 26-07-2021 08:00:00
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