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Ninety One UK

Filed: 27 Jan 16, 7:00pm

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C.  20549

SCHEDULE 13G

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

(Amendment No. 5)

INFORMATION STATEMENT PURSUANT TO RULES 13d-1 AND 13d-2
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
Gold Fields Limited
(Name of Issuer)

Ordinary Shares of par value ZAR0.50
(Title of Class of Securities)

S31755101
(CUSIP Number)

December 31, 2015
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)
 
Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

Rule 13d-1(b)
Rule 13d-1(c)
Rule 13d-1(d)

* The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).
 


SCHEDULE 13G

CUSIP S31755101
1
 
NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
  
S.S. OR I.R.S. IDENTIFICATION NO. OF ABOVE PERSONS  
Investec Asset Management Limited  
  
2CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP  
(a)
  
(b)
  
3SEC USE ONLY  
   
  
4CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION  
United Kingdom  
  
NUMBER OF SHARES BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON WITH5SOLE VOTING POWER  
0  
  
6SHARED VOTING POWER  
34,799,783  
  
7SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER  
0  
  
8SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER  
34,799,783  
  
9AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON  
34,799,783  
  
10CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)  
  
  
11PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)  
4.47%  
  
12TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)  
FI  
  
 

Schedule 13G

Item 1(a).Name of Issuer:

Gold Fields Limited

Item 1(b).Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices:
 
150 Helen Road
Sandown
Sandton T3 2196
South Africa

Item 2(a).Name of Person Filing:

Investec Asset Management Limited

Item 2(b).Address of Principal Business Office or, if None, Residence:

Investec Asset Management Limited
Woolgate Exchange
25 Basinghall Street
London
EC2V 5HA

Item 2(c).Citizenship:

United Kingdom

Item 2(d).Title of Class of Securities:

Ordinary Shares of Par Value ZAR0.50

Item 2(e).CUSIP Number:

S31755101 

Item 3.If this statement is filed pursuant to §§ 240.13d-1(b), or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:
 
 
(a)  
Broker or Dealer Registered Under Section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o)
 
(b)  
Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c)

(c) 
Insurance Company as defined in section 3(a)(19) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c)

(d)  
Investment Company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-8)

(e) 
Investment Adviser in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E)

(f)  
Employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F)
 

(g)  ☐Parent Holding Company or control person in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(ii)(G)

(h)  ☐Savings Association as defined in §3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813)

(i)   ☐Church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under §3(c)(15) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3)

(j)   ☒A non-U.S. institution in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(ii)(J)

(k)  ☐Group, in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(ii)(K)
 
Item 4.Ownership.

 (a)Amount beneficially owned:

34,799,783

(b)Percent of class1:
 
4.47%

(c)Number of shares as to which such person has:

 (i)Sole power to vote or to direct the vote:
 
0

(ii)Shared power to vote or to direct the vote:
 
34,799,783

(iii)Sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:
 
0
 
(iv)Shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of:
 
34,799,783
 
Item 5.Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.

Applicable.

Item 6.Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.

Investec Asset Management, in its capacity as discretionary investment adviser to its various clients, may be deemed to be the beneficial owner of 34,799,783 shares owned by such clients or for such clients’ benefit, as Investec Asset Management, in its capacity as discretionary investment adviser, has the power to dispose, direct the disposition of, and vote the shares.  The clients are entitled to receive all dividends from and proceeds from any sale of, the shares.  To the knowledge of Investec Asset Management, no single client of Investec Asset Management owns 5% or more of the class.
 

1 Percentages are based on 778,134,626 shares of Common Stock outstanding as disclosed by the issuer.
 

Item 7.Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company.

Not Applicable.

Item 8.Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.

Both Investec Asset Management Limited and Investec Asset Management (PTY) Limited are classed as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with Setion240.13d-1(b)(ii)(J). Please refer to the attached exhibit for the joint filing agreement.

Item 9.Notice of Dissolution of Group.

Not Applicable.

Item 10.Certification.

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.
 

SIGNATURE

After reasonable inquiry and to the best knowledge and belief of the undersigned, the undersigned certifies that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.

Date: January 27 2016 
  
 
· Investec Asset Management Limited
   
 By:
Anne Gallagher
  Name: Anne Gallagher
  Title: Chief Compliance Officer