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AngloGold Ashanti (AU)

Filed: 25 Jul 13, 8:00pm
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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
FORM 6-K
REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16 OF
THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Report on Form 6-K dated July 26, 2013
Commission File Number 1-14846
AngloGold Ashanti Limited
(Name of registrant)
76 Jeppe Street
Newtown, 2001
(P.O. Box 62117, Marshalltown, 2107)
South Africa
(Address of principal executive offices)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form
20-F or Form 40-F.
Form 20-F X       Form 40-F

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by
Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(1):
Yes           No X

Indicate by check mark if the registrant is submitting the Form 6-K in paper as permitted by
Regulation S-T Rule 101(b)(7):
Yes          No X

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant by furnishing the information contained in this Form
is also thereby furnishing the information to the Commission pursuant to Rule 12g3-2(b) under the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
Yes           No X
Enclosure: Press release: Section 45(5) Notice – Granting of Financial assistance by the
Board of AngloGold Ashanti Limited
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Directors:
TT Mboweni (Chairman) \ S Venkatakrishnan (British/Indian) (Chief Executive Officer) \ R N Duffy (Chief Financial Officer) \ R Gasant
NP January-Bardill \ MJ Kirkwood (British) \ Prof LW Nkuhlu \ SM Pityana \ RJ Ruston (Australian)
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary : ME Sanz Perez
AngloGold Ashanti Limited \ Reg. No.1944/017354/06
76 Jeppe Street \ Newtown \ 2001 \ PO Box 62117 \ Marshalltown \ 2107 \ South Africa
Tel +27 (0)11 637 6000 \ Fax +27 (0)11 637 6624 \ Website: www.AngloGoldAshanti.com
NOTICE IN TERMS OF SECTION 45(5)(a) OF THE COMPANIES ACT, NO. 71 OF 2008
(THE "ACT"), OF THE RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE
COMPANY (THE "BOARD"), GRANTING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AS CONTEMPLATED
IN SECTION 45(2) OF THE COMPANIES ACT

Notice is hereby given, in terms of Section 45(5)(a) of the Act, that the Board of the Company
has, on 11 July 2013, authorised the Company to provide financial assistance (as more fully
described below) in terms of section 45 of the Act and pursuant to the authority granted to the
Board by the shareholders in a general meeting held on 13 May 2013.
The resolution adopted by the Board relates to a guarantee given by the Company to
guarantee performance by AngloGold Ashanti Holdings plc, a wholly owned subsidiary of the
Company, under U.S. $1 250 000 000,00 8,5% notes due 2020.
The Board has, before authorising the Company to provide the financial assistance in terms of
section 45 of the Act, satisfied itself that:
•    after considering all reasonably foreseeable financial circumstances of the Company,
the Company would, immediately after providing the guarantee, satisfy the solvency and
liquidity test as set out in Section 4 of the Act;
•     the terms of the transaction are reasonable and fair to the Company; and
• 
    all relevant provisions contained in the Company’s Memorandum of Incorporation in  
      terms of financial assistance have been satisfied.
For and on behalf of the Board
ME Sanz
Company Secretary
26 July 2013
The Company is required, in terms of section 45(5) of the Act to notify you, as it hereby does, of any resolution to provide
financial assistance, where the total value of all such proposed assistance (with all other financial assistance granted during
that financial year) may exceed one tenth of 1% (one percent) of the Company’s net worth at the time of the resolution. You are not required to respond to this notice.  

This notice is required in terms of the Companies Act; shareholders should not respond to it.
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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly
caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
AngloGold Ashanti Limited
Date: July 26, 2013
By:      /s/ M E SANZ PEREZ
Name: M E Sanz Perez
Title: Group General Counsel and Company
Secretary