JOHANNESBURG, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Shareholders of Atlatsa Resources Corporation ("Atlatsa" or the "Company") (TSXV: ATL; NYSE MKT: ATL; JSE: ATL) are referred to the announcements released from 2 February 2012, to 18 January 2013 respectively, relating to the agreement of key terms in respect of a transaction to restructure, recapitalize and refinance Atlatsa and the Bokoni group of companies ("Bokoni group") (the "Restructure Plan"), as well as the media releases on 27 September 2012 and 2 October 2012 relating to the conclusion of the interim implementation agreement relating to the consolidation of the Bokoni group debt and consequent reduction in its cost of borrowing ("phase one of the Restructure Plan").
The parties are currently in the process of obtaining the necessary corporate approvals to finalise phase two of the Restructure Plan, which they aim to have complete by the end of Q1 2013. Once the approvals have been obtained, the Company will publish the financial effects of the Restructure Plan and post its circular to shareholders seeking necessary approvals for its implementation.
A further detailed announcement will be released to the media in North America, on the Securities Exchange News Service in South Africa, filed on SEDAR and EDGAR, and published in the South African press, as soon as the financial effects have been finalized, and the definitive transaction agreements relating to phase two of the Restructure Plan have been executed by the Company.
Shareholders are advised to continue exercising caution when dealing in the Company's securities until a full announcement is made.Cautionary and forward-looking information This document contains "forward-looking statements" that were based on Atlatsa's expectations, estimates and projections as of the dates as of which those statements were made, including statements relating to the Bokoni Group restructure and refinancing and anticipated financial or operational performance. Generally, these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "may", "will", "outlook", "anticipate", "project", "target", "believe", "estimate", "expect", "intend", "should" and similar expressions.