INVESTORS AND MEDIA Media release
Shareholders are referred to the announcements published by Gold Fields on 31 May 2022 and 11 July 2022 (Initial Announcements) regarding the proposed acquisition of all the outstanding common shares of Yamana Gold Inc. (Yamana) pursuant to a plan of arrangement (the Transaction). Capitalised terms not defined in this announcement have the meaning given to such terms in the Initial Announcements as applicable.
Gold Fields shareholders (Gold Fields Shareholders) are advised that Yamana has announced today that it has filed the required notice setting record and meeting dates in respect of the special meeting of Yamana shareholders to consider the Transaction (Yamana Meeting). The record date, which is the date of record for determination of Yamana shareholders entitled to receive notice of and vote at the Yamana Meeting, has been set as 18 October 2022 and the Yamana Meeting will be convened on 21 November 2022.
Gold Fields Shareholders are further advised that the JSE Limited has approved the timetable in connection with the Gold Fields General Meeting pursuant to which Gold Fields will convene the Gold Fields General Meeting to be held on 22 November 2022 following the Yamana Meeting on 21 November 2022.
A further announcement will be published in due course in connection with the publication and posting of the Gold Fields circular and related notice to Gold Fields Shareholders convening the Gold Fields General Meeting (Circular) as well as the salient dates and times in respect of the implementation of the Transaction. The Circular will contain further information in relation to the Transaction and the Gold Fields General Meeting. Gold Fields expects to make the Circular available to Gold Fields Shareholders on 24 October 2022 after obtaining final approval from the JSE Limited.
For further information, please visit the dedicated Transaction microsite www.newgoldmajor.com.