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AU AngloGold Ashanti

Filed: 17 May 10, 8:00pm
As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 18, 2010
 
 
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 20-F/A
o   REGISTRATION STATEMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(B) OR 12(G) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 OR
þ   ANNUAL REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 OR
o   TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934 OR
o   SHELL COMPANY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
FOR THE FINANCIAL YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2009
Commission file number: 1-14846
AngloGold Ashanti Limited
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
Republic of South Africa
(Jurisdiction of Incorporation or Organization)
76 Jeppe Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, 2001
(P.O. Box 62117, Marshalltown, 2107)
South Africa

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Lynda Eatwell, Company Secretary, Telephone: +27 11 6376128, Facsimile: +27 11 6376677
E-mail: leatwell@anglogoldashanti.com, 76 Jeppe Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, 2001, South Africa

(Name, Telephone, E-mail and/or Facsimile number and Address of Company Contact Person)
 
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
   
Title of each class Name of each exchange on which registered
   
American Depositary Shares New York Stock Exchange
Ordinary Shares New York Stock Exchange*
* Not for trading, but only in connection with the registration of American Depositary Shares pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Commission
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:
None
Securities for which there is a reporting obligation pursuant to Section 15(d) of the Act:
None
Indicate the number of outstanding shares of each of the issuer’s classes of capital or common stock as of the close of the period covered by the annual report:
     
 
Ordinary Shares of 25 ZAR cents each  362,240,669 
E Ordinary Shares of 25 ZAR cents each  3,794,998 
A Redeemable Preference Shares of 50 ZAR cents each  2,000,000 
B Redeemable Preference Shares of 1 ZAR cent each  778,896 
 
     Indicate by check mark if the registrant is a well-known seasoned issuer, as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act. Yesþ Noo
     Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically and posted on its corporate Web site, if any, every Interactive Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files).  Yes þ Noo.
     If this report is an annual or transition report, indicate by check mark if the registrant is not required to file reports pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Yeso Noþ
     Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yesþ Noo
     Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a smaller reporting company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer” and “smaller reporting company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check one):
       
     Large accelerated filerþ Accelerated filero Non-accelerated filero Smaller reporting companyo
    (Do not check if a smaller reporting company)  
          Indicate by check mark which basis of accounting the registrant has used to prepare the financial statements included in this filing: U.S. GAAPþ
          International Financial Reporting Standards as issued by the International Accounting Standards Boardo Othero
          If this is an annual report, indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act). Yeso Noþ
 
 

 


 

EXPLANATORY NOTE
This Form 20-F/A is being filed by AngloGold Ashanti Limited (the “Company”) as Amendment No. 1 to its annual report on Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2009, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 19, 2010 (“2009 20-F”). The purpose of this Form 20-F/A is to amend the 2009 20-F to provide Interactive Data File disclosure. The Interactive Data File disclosure attached as Exhibit 101 to this Form 20-F/A is the first Interactive Data File the Company is required to submit in order to comply with Rule 405 of Regulation S-T.
Other than as expressly set forth above, this Form 20-F/A does not, and does not purport to, amend, update, or restate the information in any Item of the Company’s 2009 20-F.

 


 

SIGNATURES
The registrant hereby certifies that it meets all of the requirements for filing on Form 20-F and that is has duly caused and authorized the undersigned to sign this amended annual report on its behalf.
       
  ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED  
Date: May 18, 2010      
       
  By:
Name:
 /s/ S. Venkatakrishnan
 
Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan
  
  Title: Chief Financial Officer  

 


 

Exhibits to Form 20-F/A
     
Exhibit Number Description Remarks
 
Exhibit 101.INS XBRL Instance Document
Exhibit 101.SCH XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
Exhibit 101.CAL XBRL Taxaonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document
Exhibit 101.LAB XBRL Taxaonomy Extension Label Linkbase Document
Exhibit 101.PRE XBRL Taxaonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document
Exhibit 101.DEF XBRL Taxaonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document