SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
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FORM 6-K
REPORT OF A FOREIGN PRIVATE
 
ISSUER
PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16
UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For December 2021
Commission File Number 0-28800
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DRDGOLD Limited
Constantia Office Park
Cnr 14th Avenue and Hendrik Potgieter Road
Cycad House, Building 17, Ground Floor
Weltevreden Park
1709
(
Address of principal executive offices
)
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Attached to the Registrant Form 6-K filing for the month of December 2021,
incorporated by reference herein:
Exhibit
 
99.1
 
Release dated December 7, 2021, “DEALINGS IN SECURITIES”
 
 
 
SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has
duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly
authorized.
DRDGOLD LIMITED
Date: December 7, 2021
 
By: /s/ Riaan Davel
 
Name: Riaan Davel
 
Title: Chief Financial Officer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exhibit 99.1
DRDGOLD LIMITED
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 1895/000926/06)
ISIN: ZAE000058723
JSE share code: DRD
NYSE trading symbol: DRD
(“
DRDGOLD
”)
DEALINGS IN SECURITIES
 
Shareholders of DRDGOLD (“
Shareholders
”) are advised that in terms of the equity settled long-term incentive
scheme (“
LTI Scheme
”), as approved by
 
Shareholders on 2
 
December 2019, qualifying employees
 
are awarded
conditional
 
shares
 
on
 
an
 
annual
 
basis,
 
comprising
 
performance
 
shares
 
(80%
 
of
 
the
 
total
 
conditional
 
shares
awarded) and retention shares (20% of the total conditional
 
shares awarded) (“
Awards
”).
 
Awards vest 3 years
 
after grant date
 
(“
Vesting Period
”), subject to
 
the rules of
 
the LTI Scheme, including certain
performance conditions being met.
 
Notwithstanding the Vesting Period, the LTI Scheme made provision for
 
50%
of the Awards made
 
in December 2019 (“
2019 Awards
”) to vest in
 
December 2021 (being
 
2 years after the
 
grant
date) and the remaining 50% to vest in December 2022 (being 3 years after the grant date),
 
subject to the rules
of the LTI Scheme. Vested
 
Awards are settled in the form of DRDGOLD ordinary shares (“
DRDGOLD Shares
”)
at a zero-exercise price.
DRDGOLD hereby advises
 
Shareholders that the
 
2019 Awards to
 
directors, prescribed officers
 
and the
 
company
secretary of DRDGOLD and its
 
major subsidiaries have partially vested and
 
certain directors, prescribed officers
and the company secretary of DRDGOLD and its major subsidiaries have sold all or a portion of the DRDGOLD
Shares received pursuant to such vesting, as further detailed
 
below:
Nature of transactions and class of securities:
Off-market
 
vesting
 
of
 
50%
 
of
 
the
 
2019
 
Awards
 
on
2 December 2021
 
(“
Vesting
”)
 
and
 
the
 
subsequent
on-market sale
 
of DRDGOLD
 
Shares received
 
pursuant to
the Vesting (“
Sale
”)
Nature and extent of interests:
Direct beneficial
Dates and pricing applicable to the Sales:
Date of Sale
Volume
weighted
average price
per DRDGOLD
Share
Highest trading
price per
DRDGOLD
Share
lowest trading
price per
DRDGOLD
Share
Transaction 1
2 December
2021
R14.02980
R14.30
R14.00
Transaction 2
3 December
2021
R14.01732
R14.06
R14.00
Name of director of DRDGOLD:
Niël Pretorius
Vesting
Number of conditional shares subject to Vesting:
 
534 661
 
(427 729
 
performance
 
shares
 
and
 
106 932
retention shares)
Deemed value of vested conditional shares:
R7 886 249.75 (note 1)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sales
Transaction 1:
- Number of DRDGOLD Shares:
14 909
- Total value of transaction:
R209 170.29
 
Transaction 2:
- Number of DRDGOLD Shares:
90 091
- Total value of transaction:
R1 262 834.38
The table
 
below provides
 
a summary
 
of the
 
participation by
 
Mr Niël
 
Pretorius in
 
the LTI
 
Scheme, following
the abovementioned Vesting:
Grant date
Number of
conditional shares
awarded which
remain subject to
vesting
Deemed value
 
(note 2)
Vesting date
2 December 2019
534 661 (427 729
performance shares
and 106 932 retention
shares)
R3 288 165.15
2 December 2022 (note 3)
22 October 2020
332 497 (265 998
performance shares
and 66 499 retention
shares)
R6 460 416.71
22 October 2023
20 October 2021
549 986 (439 989
performance shares
and 109 997 retention
shares)
R7 452 310.30
20 October 2024
Name of director of DRDGOLD:
Riaan Davel
Vesting
Number of conditional shares subject to Vesting:
 
258
 
761
 
(207
 
009
 
performance
 
shares
 
and
 
51
 
752
retention shares)
Deemed value of vested conditional shares:
R3 816 724.75 (note 1)
Sales
Transaction 1:
-
 
Number of DRDGOLD Shares:
17 085
-
 
Total
 
value of transaction:
R239 699.13
Transaction 2:
-
 
Number of DRDGOLD Shares:
103 238
-
 
Total
 
value of transaction:
R1 447 120.08
The table
 
below provides
 
a summary
 
of the
 
participation
 
by Mr
 
Riaan
 
Davel
 
in the
 
LTI
 
Scheme,
 
following
the abovementioned Vesting:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Grant date
Number of conditional
shares awarded which
remain subject to vesting
Deemed value
 
(note 2)
Vesting date
2 December 2019
258 761 (207 009
performance shares and
51 752 retention shares)
R1 591 380.15
2
 
December
 
2022
 
(note
3)
22 October 2020
160 919 (128 735
performance shares and
32 184 retention shares)
R3 126 656.17
22 October 2023
20 October 2021
292 796 (234 237
performance shares and
58 559 retention shares)
R3 967 385.80
20 October 2024
Name of prescribed officer of DRDGOLD:
Jaco Schoeman
Vesting
Number of conditional shares subject to Vesting:
 
258
 
761
 
(207
 
009
 
performance
 
shares
 
and
 
51
 
752
retention shares)
Deemed value of vested conditional shares:
R3 816 724.75 (note 1)
Sales
Transaction 1:
-
 
Number of DRDGOLD Shares:
26 092
-
 
Total
 
value of transaction:
R366 065.54
Transaction 2:
-
 
Number of DRDGOLD Shares:
157 669
-
 
Total
 
value of transaction:
R2 210 096.83
The
 
table
 
below
 
provides
 
a
 
summary
 
of
 
the
 
participation
 
by
 
Mr
 
Jaco
 
Schoeman
 
in
 
the
 
LTI
 
Scheme,
following
the abovementioned Vesting:
Grant date
Number of conditional
shares awarded which
remain subject to
vesting
Deemed value
 
(note 2)
Vesting date
2 December 2019
258 761 (207 009
performance shares and
51 752 retention shares)
R1 591 380.15
2 December 2022 (note 3)
22 October 2020
160 919 (128 735
performance shares and
32 184 retention shares)
R3 126 656.17
22 October 2023
20 October 2021
292 796 (234 237
performance shares and
58 559 retention shares)
R3 967 385.80
20 October 2024
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Name of prescribed officer /
 
company secretary of
DRDGOLD:
Elise Beukes
Vesting
Number of conditional shares subject to Vesting:
 
38 181 (30 545 performance shares and 7 636 retention
 
shares)
Deemed value of vested conditional shares:
R563 169.75 (note 1)
Sales
Transaction 1:
-
 
Number of DRDGOLD Shares:
5 421
-
 
Total
 
value of transaction:
R76 055.55
Transaction 2:
-
 
Number of DRDGOLD Shares:
32 760
-
 
Total
 
value of transaction:
R459 207.40
The
 
table
 
below
 
provides
 
a
 
summary
 
of
 
the
 
participation
 
by
 
Ms
 
Elise
 
Beukes
 
in
 
the
 
LTI
 
Scheme,
following
the abovementioned Vesting:
Grant date
Number of
conditional shares
awarded which
remain subject to
vesting
Deemed value
 
(note 2)
Vesting date
2 December 2019
38 181 (30 545
performance shares
and 7 636 retention
shares)
R234 813.15
2 December 2022 (note 3)
22 October 2020
23 744 (18 995
performance shares
and 4 749 retention
shares)
R461 345.92
22 October 2023
20 October 2021
39 275 (31 420
performance shares
and 7 855 retention
shares)
R532 176.25
20 October 2024
Name
 
of
 
director
 
of
 
Ergo
 
Mining
 
Proprietary
Limited:
Henry Gouws
Vesting
Number of conditional shares subject to
Vesting:
 
177
 
498
 
(141
 
998
 
performance
 
shares
 
and
 
35
 
500
retention shares)
Deemed value of vested conditional shares:
R2 618 095.50 (note 1)
Sales
Transaction 1:
-
 
Number of DRDGOLD Shares:
25 203
-
 
Total
 
value of transaction:
R353 593.05
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Transaction 2:
-
 
Number of DRDGOLD Shares:
152 295
-
 
Total
 
value of transaction:
R2 134 767.75
The table below provides a summary
 
of the participation by Mr
 
Henry Gouws in the LTI Scheme, following
the abovementioned Vesting:
Grant date
Number of
conditional shares
awarded which
remain subject to
vesting
Deemed value
 
(note 2)
Vesting date
2 December 2019
177 498 (141 998
performance shares
and 35 500 retention
shares)
R1 091 612.70
2 December 2022 (note 3)
22 October 2020
110 383 (88 306
performance shares
and 22 077 retention
shares)
R2 144 741.69
22 October 2023
20 October 2021
182 585 (146 068
performance shares
and 36 517 retention
shares)
R2 474 026.75
20 October 2024
Name
 
of
 
director
 
of
 
Ergo
 
Mining
 
Proprietary
Limited:
Mark Burrell
Vesting
Number of conditional shares subject to Vesting:
 
117
 
639
 
(94
 
111
 
performance
 
shares
 
and
 
23
 
528
retention shares)
Deemed value of vested conditional shares:
R1 735 175.25 (note 1)
Sales
Transaction 1:
-
 
Number of DRDGOLD Shares:
16 704
-
 
Total
 
value of transaction:
R234 353.78
Transaction 2:
-
 
Number of DRDGOLD Shares:
100 935
-
 
Total
 
value of transaction:
R1 414 838.19
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Grant date
Number of
conditional shares
awarded which
remain subject to
vesting
Deemed value
 
(note 2)
Vesting date
2 December 2019
117 639 (94 111
performance shares
and 23 528 retention
shares)
R723 479.85
2 December 2022 (note 3)
22 October 2020
73 158 (58 526
performance shares
and 14 632 retention
shares)
R1 421 459.94
22 October 2023
20 October 2021
121 011 (96 809
performance shares
and 24 202 retention
shares)
R1 639 699.05
20 October 2024
The table below provides a summary
 
of the participation by Mr Mark
 
Burrell in the LTI
 
Scheme, following
the abovementioned Vesting:
Name
 
of
 
director
 
of
 
Far
 
West
 
Gold
 
Recoveries
Proprietary Limited:
Henriette Hooijer
Vesting
Number of conditional shares subject to Vesting:
 
80 293 (64
 
234 performance shares
 
and 16 059
 
retention
 
shares)
Deemed value of vested conditional shares:
R1 184 321.75 (note 1)
Sales
Transaction 1:
-
 
Number of DRDGOLD Shares:
5 301
-
 
Total
 
value of transaction:
R74 371.97
Transaction 2:
-
 
Number of DRDGOLD Shares:
32 035
-
 
Total
 
value of transaction:
R449 044.85
The table below provides a summary of the participation by Ms Henriette Hooijer in the LTI
 
Scheme,
following
the abovementioned Vesting:
Grant date
Number of
conditional shares
awarded which
remain subject to
vesting
Deemed value
 
(note 2)
Vesting date
2 December 2019
80 293 (64 234
performance shares
and 16 059 retention
shares)
R493 801.95
2 December 2022 (note 3)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
22 October 2020
62 415 (49 932
performance shares
and 12 483 retention
shares)
R1 212 723.45
22 October 2023
20 October 2021
103 242 (82 594
performance shares
and 20 648 retention
shares)
R1 398 929.10
20 October 2024
Name
 
of
 
director
 
of
 
Far
 
West
 
Gold
 
Recoveries
Proprietary Limited:
Kevin Kruger
Vesting
Number of conditional shares subject to Vesting:
 
146
 
977
 
(117
 
581
 
performance
 
shares
 
and
 
29
 
396
retention shares)
Deemed value of vested conditional shares:
R2 167 910.75 (note 1)
Sales
Transaction 1:
-
 
Number of DRDGOLD Shares:
20 869
-
 
Total
 
value of transaction:
R292 787.90
 
Transaction 2:
-
 
Number of DRDGOLD Shares:
126 108
-
 
Total
 
value of transaction:
R1 767 696.19
 
The table below provides a summary of the participation by Mr Kevin Kruger in the LTI Scheme, following
the abovementioned Vesting:
Grant date
Number of
conditional shares
awarded which
remain subject to
vesting
Deemed value
 
(note 2)
Vesting date
2 December 2019
146 977 (117 581
performance shares
and 29 396 retention
shares)
R903 908.55
2 December 2022 (note 3)
22 October 2020
91 403 (73 122
performance shares
and 18 281 retention
shares)
R1 775 960.29
22 October 2023
20 October 2021
151 190 (120 952
performance shares
and 30 238 retention
shares)
R2 048 624.50
20 October 2024
Notes
:
1.
 
Deemed value is based on the closing price of a DRDGOLD Share on the date immediately preceding the date
of vesting, being R14.75 on 1 December 2021.
2.
 
Deemed value
 
is based
 
on the
 
DRDGOLD Share
 
price on
 
the grant
 
date, being
 
R6.15 on
 
2 December
 
2019,
R19.43 on 22 October 2020 and R13.55 on 20 October 2021.
3.
 
50% of
 
the Awards
 
made in
 
December 2019
 
vested in
 
2021 (being
 
2 years
 
after the
 
grant date)
 
and the
 
remaining
50% will vest in December 2022 (being 3 years after the grant date), subject to the rules of the LTI Scheme.
In compliance
 
with paragraph
 
3.66 of
 
the JSE
 
Limited Listings
 
Requirements, prior clearance
 
was obtained
from
 
the
 
chairman
 
of
 
the
 
board
 
of
 
directors
 
of
 
DRDGOLD.
 
The
 
abovementioned
 
transactions
 
were
completed outside of a closed period.
 
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