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|Stillwater Mining Company Announces Shareholder Approval of Proposed Acquisition by Sibanye|
Stillwater shareholders owning a total of 103,088,167 shares of the 121,389,213 shares issued and outstanding on the record date were voted at the meeting. A total of 91,012,990 shares, representing 75% of the outstanding shares, and 88% of shares voted, voted in favor of the merger agreement.
Commenting on the voting results,
Subject to customary closing conditions in accordance with the merger agreement, the merger is expected to close on or about
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This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of words such as "target," "will," "forecast," "expect," "potential," "intend," "estimate," "anticipate," "can" and other similar expressions that predict or indicate future events or trends or that are not statements of historical matters. Statements related to the closing of the merger are forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release involve a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, many of which are difficult to predict and generally beyond the control of Stillwater, that could cause Stillwater's actual results and outcomes to be materially different from historical results or from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks, uncertainties and other factors include, without limitation: Sibanye’s or Stillwater’s ability to complete the merger and the inability to complete the merger due to failure of the conditions in the Merger Agreement. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release.