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Released : 01/06/2017 11:30:00

RNS Number : 8309G
Anglo American PLC
01 June 2017

Anglo American plc (the "Company")

Registered office: 20 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AN

Registered number: 3564138 (incorporated in England and Wales)

Legal Entity Identifier: 549300S9XF92D1X8ME43


Total voting rights


In accordance with DTR 5.6 of the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules and Article 15 of the EU's Transparency Directive, the Company announces that, at 6pm on 31 May 2017:


·   it had 1,405,465,332 issued ordinary shares of US$0.54945 each admitted to trading. Each ordinary share carries the right to one vote at general meetings of the Company;


·    it held 859,504 ordinary shares in treasury. The voting rights of treasury shares are automatically suspended; and


·    accordingly, it had total voting rights of 1,404,605,828. Of these 112,300,129 shares are held by Epoch Investment Holdings (RF) Proprietary Limited, Epoch Two Investment Holdings (RF) Proprietary Limited and Tarl Investment Holdings (RF) Proprietary Limited, the independent companies which purchased shares as part of the Company's share buy back programme. These independent companies have waived their right to vote all the shares they hold or will hold in the Company.


The total voting rights figure of 1,404,605,828 may be used by shareholders (and others with notification obligations) as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine whether they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.



John Mills                                                                          

Group Company Secretary                                                                   

Anglo American plc

1 June 2017

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