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Sibanye-Stillwater receives notice from Appian Capital to commence legal proceedings

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Sibanye-Stillwater (Tickers JSE: SSW and NYSE: SBSW - https://www.commodity-tv.com/ondemand/companies/profil/sibanye-stillwater-ltd/) confirms that on 27 May 2022 it received a Claim Form and Particulars of Claim (the Claim) from BM Brazil 1 Fundo De Investimento EM Participacoes Multistrategia, BM Brazil 2 Fundo De Investimento EM Participacoes Multistrategia and ANRH Cooperatief U.A, affiliates of Appian Capital Advisory LLP (Appian). The Claim commences legal proceedings before the High Court of England and Wales (Commercial Court) against the Group following termination of the share purchase agreements (SPAs) it had concluded with Appian for the acquisition of the Santa Rita and Serrote mines in Brazil. Sibanye-Stillwater had terminated the SPAs on 24 January 2022 following a geotechnical event at Santa Rita which it had concluded was and is reasonably expected to be material and adverse to the business, financial condition, results of operations, the properties, assets, liabilities or operations of Santa Rita. 

Sibanye-Stillwater will defend the Claim.

About Sibanye-Stillwater

Sibanye-Stillwater is a multinational mining and metals Group with a diverse portfolio of mining and processing operations and projects and investments across five continents. The Group is also one of the foremost global PGM autocatalytic recyclers and has interests in leading mine tailings retreatment operations. For more information, visit our website at www.sibanyestillwater.com

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