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Gold Fields Limited -- Moody's assigns Baa3 rating to Gold Fields' proposed notes

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has today assigned a Baa3 rating to Gold Fields Limited's ("Gold Fields") proposed senior unsecured notes to be issued by Gold Fields Orogen Holding (BVI) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company. The Baa3 long-term issuer rating on Gold Fields and Baa3 instrument rating on the outstanding $852 million senior unsecured notes due 7 October 2020 are unchanged. The proposed notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Gold Fields, Gold Fields Ghana Holdings (BVI) Limited, and Gold Fields Holdings Company (BVI) Limited.