(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
Share code AFEP ISIN ZAE000000238
(Registration number 1924/002590/06)
Notice to Preference Shareholders: Dividend No. 127
Notice is hereby given that on 8 October 2001 the Directors of AECI
Limited declared a dividend at the rate of 5,5 per cent per annum for the
six months ending 31 December 2001 payable on 18 December 2001 to holders of
preference shares registered in the books of the Company at the close of
business on Friday, 14 December 2001.
The last day to trade cum dividend will be Friday, 7 December 2001 and
shares will commence trading ex-dividend as from Monday, 10 December 2001.
The dividend is declared in United Kingdom currency and cheques in
payment will be posted from the office of the transfer secretaries in South
Africa and the United Kingdom on Tuesday, 18 December 2001.
Dividends payable from Johannesburg will be paid in South African
currency at the rate of 38,33775 cents per share in accordance with the
exchange rate ruling on 5 November 2001 (GBP1UK = R13,941).
Dividends payable from the United Kingdom office will be subject to such
tax deductions as are prescribed by United Kingdom legislation unless a
certificate exempting the shareholder concerned from such tax deduction is
received before Friday, 7 December 2001.
Any change of address or dividend instruction must be received before
Friday, 7 December 2001.
Share certificates may not be dematerialised from Monday, 3 December 2001
to Friday, 14 December 2001, both days inclusive.
By order of the Board
M J F Potgieter
23 November 2001
Computershare Services Limited Computershare Investor Services PLC
41 Fox Street PO Box 82
Johannesburg The Pavilions
and Bridgwater Road
Bristol BS99 7NH