HARMONY GOLD MINING COMPANY LIMITED - Results of placingRelease Date: 06/06/2018 07:05:00 Code(s): HAR PDF(s):
Results of placing
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited
Registration number 1950/038232/06
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
JSE share code: HAR
(“Harmony” or the "Company")
THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE OR
FORM A PART OF ANY OFFER OR SOLICITATION TO PURCHASE OR SUBSCRIBE FOR SECURITIES IN
THE UNITED STATES OR IN ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH SUCH OFFER OR SOLICITATION
WOULD REQUIRE APPROVAL OF LOCAL AUTHORITIES OR OTHERWISE BE UNLAWFUL (EACH, A
“RESTRICTED JURISDICTION”). THIS ANNOUNCEMENT AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN
IS RESTRICTED AND IS NOT FOR PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN
WHOLE OR IN PART, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, INCLUDING ITS TERRITORIES AND
POSSESSIONS, ANY STATE OF THE UNITED STATES OR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (THE “UNITED
STATES”), CANADA, AUSTRALIA OR JAPAN, OR IN ANY RESTRICTED JURISDICTION. PLEASE SEE
“IMPORTANT NOTICE” SECTION AT THE END OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.
RESULTS OF PLACING
Harmony Gold Mining Company Limited ("Harmony" or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the
successful completion of the placing announced yesterday (the "Placing").
A total of 55,055,050 new ordinary shares in Harmony have been placed with existing and new
institutional investors (the "Placing Shares") at a price of ZAR19.12 per share (the "Placing Price"),
raising gross proceeds of approximately ZAR1.05 billion / US$82 million (the "Proceeds"). J.P. Morgan
Securities plc and UBS AG, London Branch acted as Joint Global Co-ordinators and Joint Bookrunners
(the "Joint Global Co-ordinators") and Nedbank Limited (acting through its Corporate and Investment
Banking division) and Absa Bank Limited (acting through its Corporate and Investment Banking division)
acted as Joint Bookrunners (the "Joint Bookrunners") in connection with the Placing. The Joint Global
Co-ordinators and the Joint Bookrunners acted collectively as the “Bookrunners”.
The Placing Shares being issued (together with the ARM (as defined below) subscription shares when
issued, as further discussed below) represent, in aggregate, approximately 15 per cent. of the
Company’s issued ordinary share capital prior to the Placing. The issue price of the Placing represents
a discount of 11.7 per cent. to the closing share price on 5 June 2018 and a 10.0% discount to the 3
day VWAP which is in compliance with Section 5.62 of the JSE Listings Requirements. The Placing
Shares and those expected to be issued to ARM, when issued, will rank pari passu in all respects with
the existing Harmony ordinary shares, including the right to receive all dividends and other distributions
declared, made or paid after the date of issue thereof.
An application will be made to the JSE Limited ("JSE") for the listing of the Placing Shares. Listing and
trading (“Admission”) of the Placing Shares are expected to occur on the JSE on or around 11 June
2018 (or such later date as may be agreed between the Company and the Bookrunners) and that
dealings in the Placing Shares will commence at the same time. The Placing is conditional upon,
amongst other things, Admission of the Placing Shares on the JSE becoming effective and the placing
agreement between the Company, the Joint Global Co-ordinators and the Joint Bookrunners not being
terminated in accordance with its terms prior to Admission.
Following Admission becoming effective, the Company's issued share capital will comprise 500,250,845
ordinary shares. This figure may be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the
calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their beneficial interest in, or a
change to their beneficial interest in, the Company's ordinary shares under section 122 of the South
African Companies Act, 71 of 2008.
Placing Shares purchased by persons outside of the United States (as defined by Regulation S under
the Securities Act) must not be offered or sold into the United States or to any U.S. Person (as defined
by Regulation S under the Securities Act) or deposited into the Company’s American depositary share
programme until at least 40 days after settlement of the Placing.
Harmony has agreed, subject to certain exclusions, to a lock-up of 90 days from settlement of the
Participation of ARM
In addition to the Placing Shares, African Rainbow Minerals Limited ("ARM"), Harmony's strategic black
economic empowerment partner has agreed to subscribe for approximately 11,032,623 shares at the
Placing Price to ensure that its current shareholding of 14.29% will be maintained post the Placing and
shares issued to the Community Trust and Employee Trust as previously announced. ARM's
participation is subject to Harmony shareholder approval and will form part of the Proceeds.
The US dollar to South African rand exchange rate used in this Announcement is 12.77.
6 June 2018
For more details contact:
Investor Relations Manager
+27 (0) 71 607 1498 (mobile)
Marian van der Walt
Executive: Corporate and Investor Relations
+27 (0) 82 888 1242 (mobile)
JSE Sponsor: J.P. Morgan Equities South Africa Proprietary Limited
Joint Global Co-ordinators: J.P. Morgan Securities plc and UBS AG, London Branch
Joint Bookrunners: Nedbank Limited (acting through its Corporate and Investment Banking division)
and Absa Bank Limited (acting through its Corporate and Investment Banking division)
South African legal counsel to the Company: Bowman Gilfillan Inc.
International legal counsel to the Company: Hogan Lovells International LLP
Legal counsel to the Joint Global Co-oridnators and Joint Bookrunners: Davis Polk & Wardwell London
Not for distribution in the United States, Canada, Australia or Japan
This Announcement is for information purposes only and shall not constitute or form a part of any
offer or solicitation to purchase or subscribe for securities in the United States or any other
Restricted Jurisdiction. This Announcement and the information contained herein is restricted and
is not for publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, in or into the United
States, Canada, Australia or Japan, or in any other Restricted Jurisdiction. Any failure to comply with
these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of such jurisdictions
The Placing Shares have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as
amended (“Securities Act”), or with any securities regulatory authority of any state or other
jurisdiction of the United States and may not be offered, sold, resold, delivered or otherwise
distributed in or into the United States absent registration, except in reliance on an applicable
exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act
and in compliance with any applicable securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the United
States. There will be no public offering of the Placing Shares in the United States or in any other
THE PLACING SHARES PURCHASED BY PERSONS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES MAY NOT BE
OFFERED, SOLD, RESOLD, DELIVERED OR OTHERWISE DISTRIBUTED IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES
OR TO ANY U.S. PERSON (AS DEFINED BY REGULATION S UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT) OR DEPOSITED
INTO THE COMPANY’S AMERICAN DEPOSITARY RECEIPT (“ADR”) PROGRAM UNTIL A MINIMUM OF
40 DAYS AFTER THE SETTLEMENT OF THE PLACING AND THE COMPANY’S ADRS MAY NOT BE USED
IN ANY HEDGING TRANSACTION THAT INCLUDES THE PLACING SHARES AND BY PURCHASING
PLACING SHARES IN THE OFFERING FROM OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES, YOU WILL BE DEEMED TO
AGREE TO THE FOREGOING RESTRICTIONS.
The Company will instruct Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as depositary, not to accept any
Placing Shares for deposit into the Company’s American Depositary Receipt Program in exchange
for the issueance of ADRs evidencing Harmony’s American Depositary Shares for 40 days after
settlement of the Placing.
Any offer, sale, resale, delivery or other distribution of the Placing Shares within the United States
during this 40 day period by any dealer (whether or not participating in the Placing) may violate the
registration requirements of the Securities Act if such offer or sale is made otherwise than pursuant
to an exemption from, on in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the
In South Africa, the Placing will only be made by way of separate private placements to: (i) selected
persons falling within one of the specified categories listed in section 96(1)(a) of the South African
Companies Act, 71 of 2008, as amended ("South African Companies Act"); and (ii) selected persons,
acting as principal, acquiring Placing Shares for a total acquisition cost of R1,000,000 or more, as
contemplated in section 96(1)(b) of the South African Companies Act ("South African Qualifying
Investors"). This Announcement is only being made available to such South African Qualifying
Investors. Accordingly: (i) the Placing is not an “offer to the public” as contemplated in the South
African Companies Act; (ii) this Announcement does not, nor does it intend to, constitute a “registered
prospectus” or an “advertisement”, as contemplated by the South African Companies Act; and (iii) no
prospectus has been filed with the South African Companies and Intellectual Property Commission
("CIPC") in respect of the Placing. As a result, this Announcement does not comply with the substance
and form requirements for a prospectus set out in the South African Companies Act and the South
African Companies Regulations of 2011, and has not been approved by, and/or registered with, the
CIPC, or any other South African authority.
The information contained in this Announcement constitutes factual information as contemplated in
section 1(3)(a) of the South African Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act, 37 of 2002, as
amended ("FAIS Act") and should not be construed as an express or implied recommendation, guide
or proposal that any particular transaction in respect of the Placing Shares or in relation to the business
or future investments of the Company, is appropriate to the particular investment objectives, financial
situations or needs of a prospective investor, and nothing in this Announcement should be construed
as constituting the canvassing for, or marketing or advertising of, financial services in South Africa. The
Company is not a financial services provider licensed as such under the FAIS Act.
No public offering of the Placing Shares is being made in the United Kingdom. In the United Kingdom,
all offers of the Placing Shares will be made pursuant to an exemption under the Prospectus Directive
(as defined below) from the requirement to produce a prospectus. This Announcement is being
distributed to persons in the United Kingdom only in circumstances in which section 21(1) of the
Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, as amended (“FSMA”) does not apply. No prospectus will be
made available in connection with the Placing and no such prospectus is required to be published in
accordance with the Prospectus Directive.
This Announcement is for information purposes only and is directed only at persons in Member States
of the European Economic Area who are (a) qualified investors (“Qualified Investors”) within the
meaning of article 2(1)(e) of the EU Prospectus Directive (which means Directive 2003/71/EC as
amended, and includes the 2010 PD Amending Directive (Directive 2010/73/EU) to the extent
implemented in the relevant Member State) (the “Prospectus Directive”) and (b) in the United
Kingdom and (i) investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the UK Financial Services and
Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “Order”), (ii) high net worth entities falling
within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order or (iii) other persons to whom they may lawfully be
communicated, all such persons together being referred to as “Relevant Persons”. In Member States
of the European Economic Area, this Announcement must not be acted on or relied on by persons
who are not Relevant Persons. Persons distributing this Announcement must satisfy themselves that
it is lawful to do so. Any investment or investment activity to which this Announcement relates is
available only to Relevant Persons and will be engaged in only with Relevant Persons.
This Announcement has been issued by, and is the sole responsibility of, the Company. No
representation or warranty, express or implied, is or will be made as to, or in relation to, and no
responsibility or liability is or will be accepted by J.P. Morgan Securities plc or UBS AG, London Branch
(the “Joint Global Co-ordinators”), or Nedbank Limited (acting through its Corporate and Investment
Banking division) or Absa Bank Limited (acting through its Corporate and Investment Banking division)
(the “Joint Bookrunners”, together with the Joint Global Co-ordinators, the “Bookrunners”), or by any
of their respective affiliates or agents as to or in relation to, the accuracy or completeness of this
Announcement or any other written or oral information made available to or publicly available to any
interested party or its advisers, and any liability therefore is expressly disclaimed.
Each Bookrunner and its respective affiliates are acting solely for the Company and no one else in
connection with the Placing and will not be responsible to anyone other than the Company for
providing the protections afforded to its clients nor for providing advice in relation to the Placing
and/or any other matter referred to in this Announcement. Apart from the responsibilities and
liabilities, if any, which may be imposed on each Bookrunner or its affiliates by its respective regulatory
regimes, neither any Bookrunner nor any of its respective affiliates accepts any responsibility
whatsoever for the contents of the information contained in this Announcement or for any other
statement made or purported to be made by or on behalf of any Bookrunner or any of its respective
affiliates in connection with the Company, the Placing Shares or the Placing. Each Bookrunner and
each of its respective affiliates accordingly disclaim all and any responsibility and liability whatsoever,
whether arising in tort, contract or otherwise (save as referred to above) in respect of any statements
or other information contained in this Announcement and no representation or warranty, express or
implied, is made by each Bookrunner or any of its respective affiliates as to the accuracy, completeness
or sufficiency of the information contained in this Announcement.
The distribution of this Announcement and the offering of the Placing Shares in certain jurisdictions
may be restricted by law. No action has been taken by the Company or any Bookrunner that would
permit an offering of such shares or possession or distribution of this Announcement or any other
offering or publicity material relating to such shares in any jurisdiction where action for that purpose
is required. Persons into whose possession this Announcement comes are required by the Company
and the Bookrunners to inform themselves about, and to observe, such restrictions.
This Anouncement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor
provided by Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and Section 27A of
the Securities Act with respect to the Company’s financial condition, results of operations, business
strategies, operating efficiencies, competitive positions, growth opportunities for existing services,
plans and objectives of management, markets for stock and other matters. These include all
statements other than statements of historical fact, including, without limitation, any statements
preceded by, followed by, or that include the words “targets”, “believes”, “expects”, “aims”,
“intends”, “will”, “may”, “anticipates”, “would”, “should”, “could”, “estimates”, “forecast”, “predict”,
“continue” or similar expressions or the negative thereof.
Any forward-looking statements, including, among others, those relating to the Company’s future
business prospects, revenues and income, wherever they may occur in this Announcement, are
necessarily estimates reflecting the best judgment of the Company’s senior management and involve
a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those
suggested by the forward-looking statements. As a consequence, you should not place undue reliance
on forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results. Statements contained in this
Announcement regarding past trends or activities should not be taken as a representation that such
trends or activities will continue in the future. No statement in this Announcement is or is intended
to be a profit forecast or profit estimate or to imply that the earnings of the Company for the current
or future financial years will necessarily match or exceed the historical or published earnings of the
The information contained in this Announcement is subject to change without notice and, except as
required by applicable law, the Company and each Bookrunner do not assume any responsibility or
obligation to update publicly or review any of the forward-looking statements contained in it and nor
do they intend to.
This Announcement does not identify or suggest, or purport to identify or suggest, the risks (direct or
indirect) that may be associated with an investment in the Placing Shares. Any investment decision to
buy Placing Shares in the Placing must be made solely on the basis of publicly available information,
which has not been independently verified by any Bookrunner.
The information in this Announcement may not be forwarded or distributed to any other person and
may not be reproduced in any manner whatsoever. Any forwarding, distribution, reproduction or
disclosure of this information in whole or in part is unauthorised. Failure to comply with this directive
may result in a violation of the Securities Act or the applicable laws of other jurisdictions.
The Placing Shares to be issued pursuant to the Placing will not be admitted to trading on any stock
exchange other than the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
Persons who are invited to and who choose to participate in the Placing by making an offer to take
up Placing Shares, will be deemed to have read and understood this Announcement in its entirety
and to be making such offer on the terms and conditions, and to be providing the representations,
warranties, acknowledgements and undertakings, contained herein. Each such placee represents,
warrants and acknowledges that it is a person eligible to purchase or subscribe for the Placing Shares
in compliance with the restrictions set forth herein and applicable laws and regulations in its home
jurisdiction and in the jurisdiction (if different) in which it is physically resident. Unless otherwise
agreed in writing, each placee represents, warrants and acknowledges that it is (a) not located in, a
resident of, or physically present in, the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan or any Restricted
Jurisdiction and it is not acting on behalf of someone who is located in, a resident of, or physically
present in, the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan or any Restricted Jurisdiction and (b) not a
U.S. person (as that term is defined in Regulation S under the Securities Act).
Information to Distributors
Solely for the purposes of the product governance requirements contained within: (a) EU Directive
2014/65/EU on markets in financial instruments, as amended (“MiFID II”); (b) Articles 9 and 10 of
Commission Delegated Directive (EU) 2017/593 supplementing MiFID II; and (c) local implementing
measures (together, the “MiFID II Product Governance Requirements”), and disclaiming all and any
liability, whether arising in tort, contract or otherwise, which any “manufacturer” (for the purposes of
the MiFID II Product Governance Requirements) may otherwise have with respect thereto, the Placing
Shares have been subject to a product approval process, which has determined that such securities
are: (i) compatible with an end target market of retail investors and investors who meet the criteria
of professional clients and eligible counterparties, each as defined in MiFID II; and (ii) eligible for
distribution through all distribution channels as are permitted by MiFID II (the “Target Market
Assessment”). Notwithstanding the Target Market Assessment, distributors should note that: the
price of the Placing Shares may decline and investors could lose all or part of their investment; the
Placing Shares offer no guaranteed income and no capital protection; and an investment in the Placing
Shares is compatible only with investors who do not need a guaranteed income or capital protection,
who (either alone or in conjunction with an appropriate financial or other adviser) are capable of
evaluating the merits and risks of such an investment and who have sufficient resources to be able to
bear any losses that may result therefrom. The Target Market Assessment is without prejudice to the
requirements of any contractual, legal or regulatory selling restrictions in relation to the Placing.
Furthermore, it is noted that, notwithstanding the Target Market Assessment, the Bookrunners will
only procure investors who meet the criteria of professional clients and eligible counterparties.
For the avoidance of doubt, the Target Market Assessment does not constitute: (a) an assessment of
suitability or appropriateness for the purposes of MiFID II; or (b) a recommendation to any investor or
group of investors to invest in, or purchase, or take any other action whatsoever with respect to the
Each distributor is responsible for undertaking its own target market assessment in respect of the
Placing Shares and determining appropriate distribution channels.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING IN THE FOREGOING, NO PUBLIC OFFERING OF THE PLACING SHARES
IS BEING MADE BY ANY PERSON ANYWHERE AND THE COMPANY HAS NOT AUTHORISED OR
CONSENTED TO ANY SUCH OFFERING IN RELATION TO THE PLACING SHARES.
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