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Annual report suite 2012

Principal subsidiaries and operating entities

Principal subsidiaries are those subsidiaries that hold material contracts and/or act as borrowers and/or guarantors of such material contracts, or operating mines.

Country of incorporation Shares held Percentage held
  2012 2011 2012 2011
Principal subsidiaries        
AngloGold Ashanti Australia Limited 2   257,462,077 257,462,077 100 100
AngloGold Ashanti Holdings plc 6 } 4,778,273,521 4,226,443,301 100 100
    *1,273,918,156    
AngloGold Ashanti Holdings Finance plc 6   100 100 100 100
AngloGold Ashanti USA Incorporated 11 } 234 234 100 100
    *500 *500 100  
Operating entities (1)            
AngloGold Ashanti Córrego do Sitío Mineração S.A. 3   4,167,085,000 4,167,085,000 100 100
AngloGold Ashanti (Ghana) Limited (2) 4   132,419,584 132,419,584 100 100
AngloGold Ashanti (Iduapriem) Limited 4   66,270 66,270 100 100
AngloGold Australia (Sunrise Dam) Pty Limited 2   2 2 100 100
AngloGold Namibia (Pty) Limited 8   10,000 10,000 100 100
Cerro Vanguardia S.A. 1   13,875,000 13,875,000 92.50 92.50
AngloGold Ashanti (Colorado) Corp (3) 11   1,250 1,250 100 100
First Uranium (Pty) Limited (1) (4) 9   1,633 100
Geita Gold Mining Limited 10   123,382,772 123,382,772 100 100
Mineração Serra Grande S.A. 3   1,999,999 350,000,000    
      *149,999,996 100 50
Société AngloGold Ashanti de Guinée “SAG” S.A 5   3,486,134 3,486,134 85 85
Société des Mines de Morila S.A. (5) 7   400 400 40 40
Société d’Exploitation des Mines d’Or de Sadiola S.A. (5) 7   41,000 41,000 41 41
Société d’Exploitation des Mines d’Or de Yatela S.A. (5) 7   400 400 40 40
  1. * Indicates preference shares
  2. (1) All the operations in South Africa, namely, First Uranium, Great Noligwa, Kopanang, Moab Khotsong, Mponeng, Savuka, and TauTona are held by the parent company, AngloGold Ashanti Limited.
  3. (2) Operates the Obuasi mine in Ghana.
  4. (3) Operates the Cripple Creek & Victor gold mine.
  5. (4) First Uranium (Pty) Limited was acquired during 2012.
  6. (5) Represents a joint venture entity.

Country of incorporation – key
  1. Argentina
  2. Australia
  3. Brazil
  4. Ghana
  1. Republic of Guinea
  2. Isle of Man
  3. Mali
  4. Namibia
  1. South Africa
  2. Tanzania
  3. United States of America