SOURCE: AngloGold Ashanti

August 01, 2008 02:31 ET

AngloGold Ashanti Limited - Dealings in Securities by a Director in Terms of the AngloGold Ashanti Share Incentive Scheme

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - August 1, 2008) - Dealings in securities by a director of AngloGold Ashanti Limited (NYSE: AU) in terms of the AngloGold Ashanti Share Incentive Scheme.

In terms of JSE Listings Requirement 3.63 AngloGold Ashanti gives notice that the following director has exercised share options, after having received clearance to do so in terms of Listings Requirement 3.66. The options were granted in terms of the AngloGold Share Incentive Scheme.

Mr. S Venkatakrishnan has elected to exercise the options granted to him and to use the net proceeds after tax to purchase AngloGold Ashanti shares in his own name.

This has resulted in the following ordinary shares of the company having been allotted and traded on the JSE and acquired by Mr. Venkatakrishnan.

                        Details                          S VENKATAKRISHNAN
Date options exercised                                   1 August 2008
Date options granted                                     4 May 2005
Quantity of options exercised / shares allotted          7,615
Option exercise price                                    NIL
Quantity of shares sold on the JSE                       7,615
Quantity of shares acquired in own name                  4,569
Market price per share (excluding costs)                 R241.25
Type of interest                                         Beneficial
% of total shares in issue                               0.002172137%

JSE Sponsor: UBS

(Registration number 1944/017354/06)
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
("AngloGold Ashanti")

ISIN: ZAE000043485    JSE Share code: ANG

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