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Sasol Limited - Sasol Announces Pricing Of Debut Us$ Notes Offering

Release Date: 07/11/2012 08:30:00      Code(s): SOL SOLBE1     
Sasol Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 1979/003231/06)
Sasol Ordinary Share codes:     JSE: SOL       NYSE: SSL
Sasol Ordinary ISIN codes:      ZAE000006896 US8038663006
Sasol BEE Ordinary Share code: JSE: SOLBE1
Sasol BEE Ordinary ISIN code:   ZAE000151817
(?Sasol? or ?the Company?)

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SASOL ANNOUNCES PRICING OF DEBUT US$ NOTES OFFERING

Sasol announces the pricing of a public offering of 4.500%
Notes due 2022 in an aggregate principal amount of
US$1 billion. This transaction was executed on
6 November 2012.

Christine Ramon, Chief Financial Officer, said ?I am
delighted with the results of our debut US$ Notes offering.
The success of this offering, under quite challenging market
conditions, confirms the international capital markets?
confidence in Sasol?s strong cash generation ability and
robust balance sheet, while the 10-year tenor is well matched
to our growth strategy.?

Subject to customary conditions, the offering is expected to
close on 14 November 2012. The offering was made pursuant to
the Company?s shelf registration statement filed with the US
Securities and Exchange Commission. The Notes are being
issued by Sasol Financing International Plc, are unsecured
and are fully and unconditionally guaranteed by the Company.
Sasol Financing International Plc is a wholly owned
subsidiary of the Company.

The Company estimates that the net proceeds from the offering
will be approximately US$985 million, after deducting
discounts and estimated expenses. The Company intends to use
the net proceeds of this offering for general corporate
purposes, including funding capital investments.

Barclays Bank PLC, HSBC Bank plc and J.P. Morgan Securities
plc are acting as joint bookrunners for the offering.

The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus
supplement and accompanying base prospectus. A preliminary
prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus
relating to the offering and containing detailed information
about the Company and management, as well as financial
statements, have been filed with the US Securities and
Exchange Commission and are available on its website at
http://www.sec.gov. When available, copies of the final
prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus for
the offering may be obtained from: Barclays Capital Inc.,
telephone: 1-888-603-5847; HSBC Securities (USA) Inc.,
telephone: 1-866-811-8049; or J.P. Morgan Securities LLC,
telephone: 1-800-245-8812.

This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or a
solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale
of any of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such
offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to
registration or qualification under the securities laws of
any such jurisdiction. The securities being offered have not
been approved or disapproved by any regulatory authority, nor
has any such authority passed upon the accuracy or adequacy
of the prospectus supplement, base prospectus or the shelf
registration statement.

07 November 2012
Johannesburg

Sponsor: Deutsche Securities (SA) (Proprietary) Limited

Forward-looking statements: Sasol may, in this document, make
certain statements that are not historical facts and relate
to analyses and other information which are based on
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determinable. These statements may also relate to our future
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and there are risks that the predictions, forecasts,
projections and other forward-looking statements will not be
achieved. If one or more of these risks materialise, or
should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, our actual
results may differ materially from those anticipated. You
should understand that a number of important factors could
cause actual results to differ materially from the plans,
objectives, expectations, estimates and intentions expressed
in such forward-looking statements. These factors are
discussed more fully in our most recent annual report under
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 on Form 20-F filed on 12
October 2012 and in other filings with the United States
Securities and Exchange Commission. The list of factors
discussed therein is not exhaustive; when relying on forward-
looking statements to make investment decisions, you should
carefully consider both these factors and other uncertainties
and events. Forward-looking statements apply only as of the
date on which they are made, and we do not undertake any
obligation to update or revise any of them, whether as a
result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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