Mr. Joel Kesler reports
ANOORAQ RESOURCES CORPORATION - FINALISATION INFORMATION RELATING TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NAME CHANGE
Anooraq Resources Corp. shareholders
are referred to the announcement dated April 25, 2012, wherein it was
announced that Anooraq was proceeding with the implementation of its
name change, as previously approved by shareholders, from Anooraq
Resources to Atlatsa Resources Corp.
Anooraq is pleased to advise that the change of name is legally
effective as a result of the filing of the notice of alteration with
British Columbia Corporate Registry. Accordingly, this announcement is
made setting out the finalization information required by the Johannesburg Stock Exchange
relating to the change of name.
Finalization dates and times for the implementation of the change of
The salient dates and times for the implementation of the change of name
are set out below.
Finalization data released on SENS and filed with the Canadian Securities Administrators' SEDAR: Wednesday, May
Finalization information published in the South African press: Thursday, May
Last day to trade under the old name, Anooraq Resources, on the JSE, TSX Venture Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange Amex: Friday, May 11
Trading under the new name, Atlatsa Resources, commences on the JSE, TSX-V and Amex under the symbol ATL, abbreviated name Atlatsa and new ISIN CA0494771029: From the commencement of trading on Monday, May
JSE record date for the change of name: Friday, May
New share certificates reflecting the change of name posted by registered post to South African certificated shareholders who have surrendered their documents of title on or before 12 Central African Time on the record date (see notes below): On or about Monday, May 21
Dematerialized South African shareholders' accounts updated with the new name by their Central Securities Depository participant or broker: Monday, May 21
South African shareholders will not be able to dematerialize or
rematerialize securities in the name of Anooraq after Friday, May
11, 2012, and may only dematerialize their new certificates in the name of
Atlatsa Resources from Monday, May 21, 2012.
Shareholders other than South African certificated shareholders are
not required to surrender their existing share certificates or take any
other actions with respect to the change of name. South African
certificated shareholders who surrender their existing documents of
title after 12 CAT on the record date will have their new share
certificates mailed within five business days of receipt thereof by the
South African transfer secretaries of the company, being Computershare
Investor Services (Pty.) Ltd., situated at ground floor, 70 Marshall
St., Johannesburg, 2001, by registered post, at the risk of the
We seek Safe Harbor.