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SASOL LIMITED - Sasol disposes of its investment in the Iranian joint venture Arya Sasol Polymer Company (Arya)

Release Date: 19/08/2013 08:34:00      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?)


On 16 August 2013, Sasol Investment Company (Pty) Limited,
a wholly owned subsidiary of Sasol, entered into a
definitive sale and share purchase agreement pursuant to
which Main Street 1095 (Pty) Limited, a South African
subsidiary of an Iranian investor, completed and effected
the acquisition of 100% of the shares of SPI International
(Pty) Limited (?SPII?)(?Transaction?). SPII is the
indirect owner of a 50% interest in Arya.

As described in our most recent trading statement of 1
August 2013, the fair value of Sasol?s investment in Arya
was written down to R2,3 billion. This was based on our
assessment of the fair value of Arya as well as the
accounting requirement to recognise operating profits of
approximately R1,6 billion for the second half of the 2013
financial year.

As a result of this Transaction, Sasol has no on-going
investment in Iran.

The Transaction is not a categorised transaction in terms
of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements.

19 August 2013

Sponsor: Deutsche Securities (SA) Proprietary Limited

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