Sibanye Gold Limited And Lonmin PLC.

Case number: LM315Mar18
Case parties: Primary Acquiring Firm: Sibanye Gold Limited
Primary Target Firm: Lonmin PLC
Case type: Large Merger
Type of merger: Horizontal
Case status: Further Court
Outcome: Approved Subject to Conditions
Order date: 2018-11-21
Sector: Mining and quarrying
Industry: Mining of platinum group metals
Relevant market: The upstream market for production and supply of PGMs and precious metals. The Downstream market for the refining of PGMs.
Remedy: 12A(3)(c) ability of small businesses to become competitive
Competition Tribunal Members: Enver Daniels, Mondo Blessing Mazwai, Yasmin Carrim
Judges: Davis JP, Mnguni JA, Vally JA