NOTICE TO SHAREHOLDERS DECLARATION OF ORDINARY AND PREFERENCE SHARE DIVIDENDS
for the year ended 30 June 2014
Notice is hereby given that a gross final ordinary dividend of 420 cents per ordinary share has been declared payable, by the board of Imperial, to holders of ordinary shares. The dividend will be paid out of income reserves.
The ordinary dividend will be subject to a local dividend tax rate of 15%. The total STC credits utilised for the ordinary dividend amounted to R9 165 776. The number of ordinary shares in issue at the date of the declaration was 207 815 753 and consequently the STC credits utilised amounted to 4,41053 cents per share. The net ordinary dividend, to those shareholders who are not exempt from paying dividend tax, is therefore 357,66158 cents per share.
A further notice is hereby given that a gross final preference share dividend of 366.27740 cents per preference share has been declared payable, by the board of Imperial, to holders of non-redeemable, non-participating preference shares. The dividend will be paid out of income reserves.
The preference share dividend will be subject to a local dividend tax rate of 15%. No STC credits will be utilised for the preference dividend. The net preference share dividend, to those shareholders who are not exempt from paying dividend tax is therefore 311,33579 cents per share.
The company has determined the following salient dates for the payment of the preference and ordinary share dividends:
The company’s income tax number is 9825178719.
Share certificates may not be dematerialised/rematerialised between Friday, 19 September 2014 and Friday, 26 September 2014, both days inclusive.
On Monday, 29 September 2014, amounts due in respect of the preference share dividend and the ordinary dividend will be electronically transferred to the bank accounts of certificated shareholders that utilise this facility. In respect of those who do not, cheques dated 29 September 2014 will be posted on or about that date. Shareholders who have dematerialised their shares will have their accounts, held at their CSDP or Broker, credited on Monday, 29 September 2014.
On behalf of the board
26 August 2014
NOTICE TO SHAREHOLDERS IN TERMS OF SECTION 45 (5) OF THE COMPANIES ACT, NO 71 OF 2008
In compliance with section 45(5) of the Companies Act, 2008, (The Companies Act) notice is hereby given to the shareholders of the company that the board of directors of the company has approved, in accordance with section 45(2) of the Companies Act, financial assistance to certain related and inter-related companies pursuant to the authority granted by shareholders at the annual general meeting held on 7 November 2013.