Notice of acquisition of a beneficial interest in securities
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 1895/000926/06)
JSE share code: DRD
NYSE trading symbol: DRD
(“DRDGOLD” or the “Company”)
NOTICE OF ACQUISITION OF A BENEFICIAL INTEREST IN SECURITIES
In accordance with Section 122 of the Companies Act, No 71 of 2008, as amended, and
paragraph 3.83(b) of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, DRDGOLD shareholders are
advised that the Company has received notification that Van Eck Associates Corporation
(“Van Eck”) has acquired a beneficial interest in the American Depository Receipt
Programme, held by the Bank of New York Mellon (“Acquisition”).
The Acquisition occurred subsequent to Van Eck disposing of its beneficial interest therein on
9 August 2018, which resulted in Van Eck holding an equivalent of 4.99% of the total issued
share capital of the Company. Following the Acquisition, Van Eck now holds an equivalent of
5.01% of the total issued ordinary share capital of the Company.
14 August 2018
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