09 February 2005
Change of United Kingdom registrars and South African transfer secretaries
Following a review of the provision of share registration services, the Company has decided to appoint Lloyds TSB Registrars as registrars in the United Kingdom, in place of Computershare Investor Services PLC, and Ultra Registrars (Proprietary) Limited as transfer secretaries in South Africa in place of Computershare Investor Services 2004 (Pty) Limited, both with effect from Monday 28 February 2005. From that date all enquiries about shareholdings should be addressed, as appropriate, to either:
Lloyds TSB Registrars
Telephone: in the UK - 0870 609 2286; from overseas - +44 121 415 7558
Ultra Registrars (Proprietary) Limited
11 Diagonal Street
P O Box 4844 Johannesburg 2000
South Africa (“Ultra”)
Telephone +27 (0) 11 834 2266
Consequent upon the abovementioned appointments, Lloyds and Ultra have been appointed Plan Administrators for the United Kingdom and South African share registers respectively in relation to the Company's Dividend Reinvestment Plan.
SHAREHOLDERS DO NOT NEED TO TAKE ANY ACTION AS A RESULT OF THE NEW APPOINTMENTS AND CURRENT SHARE CERTIFICATES, SHAREHOLDERS' INSTRUCTIONS AND SHAREHOLDING ACCOUNTS WILL REMAIN VALID.
Shareholders in South Africa who hold their shares through the STRATE system will not be affected by the new appointments and should continue to communicate with their Central Securities Depositary Participant (CSDP).
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Anglo American plc
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Registered office as above. Incorporated in England and Wales under the Companies Act 1985. Registered Number 3564138