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Anglo American PLC (AAL)

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Monday 09 November, 2009

Anglo American PLC

Director/PDMR Shareholding

RNS Number : 2285C
Anglo American PLC
09 November 2009

Anglo American plc (the "Company")

Registered office: 20 Carlton House Terrace, LondonSW1Y 5AN

Registered number: 356413

Anglo American Share Incentive Plan - SIP

The SIP is an Inland Revenue approved trust arrangement, operated through Halifax plc, under which employees are able to buy ordinary shares in the Company of US$0.54945 each ("ordinary shares"), using monthly deductions from salary, and are allocated an equivalent number of free ordinary shares ("matching shares"). Both the purchased shares and the matching shares are held in the SIP trust. The matching shares are acquired by the SIP Trust and allocated to the relevant employees. During the short period of time between acquisition and allocation, the executive directors of the Company are deemed to be interested in those shares.

The Company announces that the following transactions took place in relation to the SIP oFriday 6 November 2009:

1. 8,460 were allocated to employee participants as matching shares.

2. The following executive directors / persons discharging managerial responsibility ("PDMR") of the Company each acquired the undernoted ordinary shares at a price of £23.6099 and were allocated an equal number of matching shares, free of charge:

B R Beamish     (PDMR)        6 ordinary shares

C B Carroll       (director)        5 ordinary shares

J Mackenzie     (PDMR)         6 ordinary shares

R Médori          (director)        6 ordinary shares

M Walker        (PDMR)         6 ordinary shares

D Wanblad       (PDMR)        6 ordinary shares

D Weston        (PDMR)         5 ordinary shares

The notification of these transactions is to satisfy the Company's obligations under the Financial Services Authority Disclosure and Transparency Rules 3.1.2 to 3.1.4.

Catherine Marshall

Companies Secretary

9 November 2009

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