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Anglo Coal

  • Disposal of block IV

Asanko Gold Inc

  • Disposal of a 50% joint venture interest in its Asanko Gold Mine to Gold Fields Limited for US$185 million

  • Subscription by Gold Fields of a 9.9% shareholding interest in Asanko Gold Inc for approximately US$17.6 million


  • Offer to Kroondal minority shareholders and delisting (R1.225 billion)

  • Pooling and Sharing Arrangement between Aquarius Platinum South Africa and RPM in respect of the Kroondal PGM mine (R2.4 billion)

Bakgatla-Ba-Kgafela Tribe

  • Acquisition of 15% Union Section from Anglo Platinum

  • Acquisition of 80% Magazynskraal from Anglo Platinum

  • Disposal of 33% Magazynskraal to Pallinghurst

  • Acquisition of 50% of the BEE stake in Pilanesberg Platinum Mine

  • Restructuring of platinum joint venture with Barrick Gold

  • US$50 million investment in Platmin

  • Disposal of 50% of Sedibelo Platinum to Pallinghurst

  • Disposal of 7% of Magazynskraal to Pallinghurst

  • Disposal of Sedibelo West to Platmin

  • Disposal of 40% of Magazynskraal to Platmin

  • Disposal of 50% of Sedibelo to Platmin

  • Flip of BEE stake in Pilanesberg Platinum Mine into Platmin

  • Formation of Sedibelo Platinum Mine

Bauba Platinum

  • The acquisition of Bauba and the PGM prospecting rights over eight farms in the Eastern Bushveld Igneous Complex

BHP Billiton

  • Disposal of Koornfontein coal mine

  • Lead advisor – dissolution of the Douglas Middelberg joint venture with Xstrata

  • Disposal of BHP prospecting rights:

    • Pegasus

    • Eloff

    • Remhoogte

    • Davel

    • Hartogshof

    • T Project

    • Theunissen

    • Ermelo

    • Naudesbank

    • Union

Braemore Resources

  • Acquisition by Jubilee of entire issued share capital of Braemore

Corridor Mining Resources

  • Prepared a DCF valuation for CMR's 55% shareholding in the Sefateng Chrome Mine


  • Part disposal of Randfontein Uranium Assets


  • Disposal of PGM rights to Phoenix Platinum


  • Disposal of Letseng Holdings’ 70% interest in Letseng Diamond Mine to Gem Diamonds

  • Western Areas rights offer to shareholders

  • Disposal of its 50% interest in the South Deep Joint Venture to Gold Fields

Keaton Energy

  • Prepared a LOM operating model for the mining activities at Keaton's newly acquired subsidiary Leeuw Mining

  • Acquisition of Xceed Resources, a coal exploration & development company

  • Disposal of Keaton Energy to Wescoal Holdings for R526 million


  • Strategic advisor on African nickel portfolio

Merafe Resources

  • Acquisition of 50% of the Wonderkop Joint Venture, 50% of Kroondal Resources and 50% of Marikana Resources from Samancor

Savannah Consortium

  • R2 billion exchange from AQPSA to AQP

  • Lead advisor – book build on disposal of AQP shares

  • Strategic advisor

Sentula Mining

  • Acquisition of Koornfontein Coal mine – R160 million

  • Disposal of Koornfontein Coal mine – R640 million

  • Disposal of Bankfontein Coal mine

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