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S&P Global Ratings upgrades Gold Fields credit rating

Tuesday, 3 May 2022

Johannesburg, 3 May 2022: Gold Fields is pleased to announce that S&P Global Ratings has upgraded Gold Fields' credit rating from 'BBB-' from 'BB+' as well as the debt ratings on the Group's senior unsecured notes. S&P also raised the short-term rating on the Group to 'A-3' from 'B' and affirmed its 'zaAAA/zaA-1+' South African national scale ratings.

"This upgrade puts Gold Fields on an investment grade credit rating at both S&P and Moody's Investor Services and highlights the work we have done in recent years to strengthen the balance sheet," says Paul Schmidt, Gold Fields Chief Financial Officer.

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About Gold Fields
Gold Fields Limited is a globally diversified gold producer with nine operating mines in Australia, Ghana (including our Asanko Joint Venture), Peru and South Africa, and one project in Chile, with total attributable annual gold-equivalent production of 2.34Moz. It has attributable gold-equivalent Mineral Reserves of 48.60Moz and gold Mineral Resources of 111.80Moz (including Mineral Reserves). Gold Fields has a primary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) Limited, and an additional listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).


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