Stillwater Mining Company - SWC.n

Stillwater Mining Company - SWC.u.t is engaged in the development, extraction, processing, smelting, refining and marketing of palladium, platinum and associated metals from the J-M Reef, a geological formation in southern Montana.

The Company also owns the Marathon PGM-copper deposit in Ontario and the Altar porphyry copper-gold deposit in the San Juan province of Argentina.

On December 9, 2016 the company released News

Stillwater Mining Company ("Stillwater" or "the Company"; NYSE: SWC) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Sibanye Gold Limited ("Sibanye"; JSE: SGL; NYSE: SBGL), under which Sibanye will acquire Stillwater for $18.00 per share in cash representing an aggregate enterprise value of $2.2 billion. The $18.00 per share transaction price represents a 61% premium to Stillwater's volume-weighted average share price over the 52 weeks prior to the announcement of the transaction, a 25% premium to its volume-weighted share price over the 30 trading days prior to the announcement and a 23% premium to its closing share price on December 8, 2016. The transaction also represents a 14.0x multiple of IBES consensus 2017 EBITDA1 estimate.

Following a thorough review of Stillwater's strategic opportunities, including a process in which over 20 parties were contacted, the Company's Board of Directors has unanimously approved the transaction.

AngloGold Ashanti - AU.n

AngloGold Ashanti - AU.n has 17 operations in 9 countries on four continents and produced 3.95Moz of gold in 2015, generating $4.02bn.

The company is listed on the New York, Johannesburg, Accra, London and Australian stock exchanges, as well as the Paris and Brussels bourses.

On December 15, 2016 the company reported News

AngloGold Ashanti Ltd is pleased to report an improved production outlook at the Tropicana Gold Mine in Western Australia, based on higher mining and processing rates along with a 45% increase in the mine’s Ore Reserve estimate.

Tropicana is a joint venture between AngloGold Ashanti Australia Ltd (70% and manager) and Independence Group NL (30%).

Gold Fields Ltd. - GFI.n

Gold Fields Ltd. - GFI.n is one of the world’s largest producers of gold with annual production of 2.1 million gold equivalent ounces from eight operating mines in Australia, Ghana, Peru and South Africa at AISC of $1,007.

Gold Fields has total gold equivalent Mineral Reserves of 80.6 million ounces and Mineral Resources of 217 million ounces.

On September 21, 2016 the company released

"Gold Fields Limited (Gold Fields) (JSE, NYSE: GFI) has been ranked the top South African mining company on the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) benchmarking database. The 2016 DJSI benchmarking database, which was published this week, indicates that Gold Fields’ sustainability practices rank with the best of resources companies worldwide. Gold Fields is ranked 5th in terms of all 44 mining companies on the DJSI and the 3rd best global gold company.