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31 March 2017

AngloGold Ashanti Limted issues its 2016 suite of annual reports and no change statement

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AngloGold Ashanti announces that it has today, Friday, 31 March 2017, issued the group’s suite of reports for the financial year ended 31 December 2016.

AngloGold Ashanti’s suite of 2016 annual reports includes:

  • Integrated Report 2016
  • Annual Financial Statements 2016
  • Sustainable Development Report 2016
  • Mineral Resource and Ore Reserve Report 2016
  • Notice of the 73rd Annual General Meeting

These reports and documents communicate relevant aspects of AngloGold Ashanti’s operating, sustainability and financial performance for the 2016 financial year, from 1 January to 31 December 2016 and are available at www.aga-reports.com.

The Group Annual Financial Statements for the year ended 31 December 2016, on which Ernst & Young Inc. issued an unqualified audit report, does not contain changes to the International Financial Reporting Standards financial statements published on the Stock Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited on 21 February 2017. The unqualified audit report issued by Ernst & Young Inc. is available for inspection at the registered office of the Company.

The Annual General Meeting of AngloGold Ashanti (AGM) will be held on Tuesday, 16 May 2017 at the Auditorium, 76 Rahima Moosa Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, South Africa, at 11:00 am (SA time). Posting of the Notice of Annual General Meeting to shareholders, which incorporates summarised financial statements for the year under review, will commence on 13 April 2017 on which date further information regarding the AGM will be released.

Further, AngloGold Ashanti’s annual report, which includes the annual financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2016, has been filed on Form 20-F with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today, 31 March 2017 and is available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov and the Company’s website at www.aga-reports.com. Shareholders and holders of American Depositary Receipts can request copies of the Company’s annual financial statements free of charge from the Company Secretarial Department at companysecretary@anglogoldashanti.com.

ENDS

31 March 2017
Johannesburg

JSE Sponsor: Deutsche Securities (SA) Proprietary Limited

CONTACTS:
Media

Stewart Bailey +27 81 032 2563/+27 11 637 6031   sbailey@anglogoldashanti.com
Chris Nthite +27 11 637 6388/+27 83 301 2481   cnthite@anglogoldashanti.com

Investors
Stewart Bailey +27 81 032 2563/+27 11 637 6031   sbailey@anglogoldashanti.com
Fundisa Mgidi +27 11 637 6763/+27 82 821 5322   fmgidi@anglogoldashanti.com
Sabrina Brockman +1 212 858 7702 / +1 646 379 2555   sbrockman@anglogoldashanti.com

Certain statements contained in this document, other than statements of historical fact, including, without limitation, those concerning the economic outlook for the gold mining industry, expectations regarding gold prices, production, cash costs, all-in sustaining costs, all-in costs, cost savings and other operating results, return on equity, productivity improvements, growth prospects and outlook of AngloGold Ashanti’s operations, individually or in the aggregate, including the achievement of project milestones, commencement and completion of commercial operations of certain of AngloGold Ashanti’s exploration and production projects and the completion of acquisitions, dispositions or joint venture transactions, AngloGold Ashanti’s liquidity and capital resources and capital expenditures and the outcome and consequence of any potential or pending litigation or regulatory proceedings or environmental health and safety issues, are forward-looking statements regarding AngloGold Ashanti’s operations, economic performance and financial condition.

These forward-looking statements or forecasts involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause AngloGold Ashanti’s actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from the anticipated results, performance or achievements expressed or implied in these forward-looking statements. Although AngloGold Ashanti believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements and forecasts are reasonable, no assurance can be given that such expectations will prove to have been correct. Accordingly, results could differ materially from those set out in the forward-looking statements as a result of, among other factors, changes in economic, social and political and market conditions, the success of business and operating initiatives, changes in the regulatory environment and other government actions, including environmental approvals, fluctuations in gold prices and exchange rates, the outcome of pending or future litigation proceedings, and business and operational risk management.

For a discussion of such risk factors, refer to AngloGold Ashanti’s annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended 31 December 2016, which was filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). These factors are not necessarily all of the important factors that could cause AngloGold Ashanti’s actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Other unknown or unpredictable factors could also have material adverse effects on future results. Consequently, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. AngloGold Ashanti undertakes no obligation to update publicly or release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except to the extent required by applicable law. All subsequent written or oral forward-looking statements attributable to AngloGold Ashanti or any person acting on its behalf are qualified by the cautionary statements herein.

This communication may contain certain “Non-GAAP” financial measures. AngloGold Ashanti utilises certain Non-GAAP performance measures and ratios in managing its business. Non-GAAP financial measures should be viewed in addition to, and not as an alternative for, the reported operating results or cash flow from operations or any other measures of performance prepared in accordance with IFRS. In addition, the presentation of these measures may not be comparable to similarly titled measures other companies may use. AngloGold Ashanti posts information that is important to investors on the main page of its website at www.anglogoldashanti.com and under the “Investors” tab on the main page. This information is updated regularly. Investors should visit this website to obtain important information about AngloGold Ashanti.

AngloGold Ashanti Limited
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa Reg No: 1944/017354/06
ISIN: ZAE000043485 – JSE share code: ANG-CUSIP: 035128206 – NYSE share code: AU