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Barrick Gold Corp - Post offer intention statement

RNS Number : 4605Y
Barrick Gold Corporation
02 January 2020
 

THE FOLLOWING ANNOUNCEMENT IS BEING MADE PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF RULE 19.6(C) OF THE CITY CODE ON TAKEOVERS AND MERGERS (THE "CODE"), WHICH, INTER ALIA, REQUIRES A PARTY TO AN OFFER TO MAKE AN ANNOUNCEMENT AT THE END OF A PERIOD OF 12 MONTHS FROM THE DATE ON WHICH THE OFFER PERIOD ENDED CONFIRMING WHETHER IT HAS TAKEN, OR NOT TAKEN, THE COURSE OF ACTION SET OUT IN ITS STATED INTENTIONS.

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE       

 

2 January 2020

 

Barrick Gold Corporation

 

Rule 19.6(c) confirmation with respect to stated post-offer intentions with regard to Randgold Resources Limited

 

Barrick Gold Corporation ("Barrick" or the "Company") announces that, further to the completion of its recommended share-for-share merger with Randgold Resources Limited ("Randgold"), which was implemented by means of a court-sanctioned scheme of arrangement under Article 125 of the Companies (Jersey) Law 1991, and which became effective on 1 January 2019 (the "Merger"), Barrick has duly confirmed in writing to The Panel on Takeovers and Mergers in accordance with the requirements of Rule 19.6(c) of the Code that Barrick has complied with its post-offer statements of intent made pursuant to Rules 2.7(c)(iv) and 24.2 of the Code, as originally detailed in Barrick's Rule 2.7 announcement of 24 September 2018 and Randgold's scheme document published on 4 October 2018.

 

For more information please contact:

 

Barrick                                                                Tel: +44 20 7557 7738

Kathy du Plessis

 

Morgan Stanley (Barrick's Financial Adviser)     Tel: +44 20 7677 4057

David Kitterick

Mob: +44 755 433-3067

Morgan Stanley & Co. International plc ("Morgan Stanley"), which is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated in the UK by the FCA, is acting exclusively for Barrick and no-one else in connection with the Acquisition and will not be responsible to anyone other than Barrick or providing the protections afforded to clients of Morgan Stanley nor for providing advice in relation to the Merger or any other matters referred to in this announcement.


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