LONMIN PLC - Notification of major interest in shares

Release Date: 01/12/2015 14:00
Code(s): LONN LON
 
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Notification of major interest in shares

Lonmin Plc (Incorporated in England and Wales)
(Registered in the Republic of South Africa under
registration number 1969/000015/10)
JSE code: LON & LONN
Issuer Code: LOLMI & ISIN : GB0031192486 ("Lonmin")

1 December 2015

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES(i)

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are                            Lonmin plc
attached: ii
2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                               X
An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which may result in the
acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are attached
An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying
financial instruments
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
Other (please
specify):

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
                                                          The Capital Group Companies, Inc.
notification obligation: iii



4. Full name of shareholder(s)
                                                                   See Schedule A
 (if different from 3.):iv

5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or                                 26 November 2015
reached: v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                                 27 November 2015

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
                                                                      Below 7%
reached: vi, vii
8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix
Class/type of        Situation previous          Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares               to the triggering
                     transaction
                                                                                                                       x
if possible using    Number         Number       Number           Number of voting               % of voting rights
the ISIN CODE        of             of           of shares        rights
                     Shares         Voting                                 xi              xii
                                                 Direct           Direct        Indirect         Direct         Indirect
                                    Rights

          Ordinary    43,536,247    43,536,247                                  39,615,211                        6.7498%
   (GB0031192486)




B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial          Expiration    Exercise/                    Number of voting                   % of voting
                                xiii                            xiv
instrument                 date          Conversion Period            rights that may be                 rights
                                                                      acquired if the
                                                                      instrument is
                                                                      exercised/ converted.


               n/a



C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments
xv, xvi


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
                                                                                                                           xix,
Type of financial     Exercise     Expiration    Exercise/        Number of voting rights           % of voting rights
                                        xvii                                                        xx
instrument            price        date          Conversion       instrument refers to
                                                        xviii
                                                 period
                                                                                                    Nominal       Delta
            n/a




Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                                   Percentage of voting rights

                     39,615,211                                                      6.7498%
9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi

See Schedule A




Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:




13. Additional information:


14. Contact name:                                            John Morrison


15. Contact telephone number:                              +44 20 7201 6044


     Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa (Pty) Ltd

     END
 As of 26 November 2015

 Lonmin plc
                                                      Number of     Percent of
                                                        Shares     Outstanding

The Capital Group Companies, Inc. ("CG") holdings   39,615,211       6.750%

Holdings by CG Management Companies and Funds:

• Capital Guardian Trust Company                      6,644,799        1.132%

• Capital International SÁrl                          14,557,107      2.480%

• Capital International, Inc.                         18,413,305       3.137%

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