OANDO PLC - Information regarding the declared interim cash dividend for the period ended 30 June 2014Release Date: 13/11/2014 08:33:00 Code(s): OAO
(Incorporated in Nigeria and registered as an external company in South
External Registration number: RC 6474
Company registration number: 2005/038824/10
Share Code on the JSE Limited: OAO
Share Code on the Nigerian Stock Exchange: OANDO
(?Oando? or the ?Company?)
INFORMATION REGARDING THE DECLARED INTERIM CASH DIVIDEND FOR THE PERIOD ENDED
30 JUNE 2014
Shareholders are advised that the board of directors of the Company has
declared a NGN0.70kobo (Seventy Kobo) per share interim dividend to holders of
ordinary shares whose names appear in the Company?s register of members of
Nigeria as at close of business on 17 November 2014, and for members of South
Africa as at close of business on Friday, 12 December 2014. The interim
dividend will be paid on Monday, 15 December 2014, and will be subject to
Nigerian withholding tax of 10%.
Accordingly, the following information is provided in respect of the interim
dividend to South African shareholders:
A gross interim dividend of NGN0.70kobo (Seventy Kobo) per share has been
declared. A Nigerian withholding tax of 10% is payable on the interim dividend
by all shareholders. Accordingly the interim dividend net of withholding tax is
NGN0.63kobo (Sixty-three Kobo) per ordinary share.
South African shareholders who are not exempt from South African interim
Dividend Withholding Tax (?dividend tax?) will be required to pay the 15%
dividend tax less the 10% Nigerian withholding tax making the net dividend
payable to those shareholders of NGN0.595kobo (fifty nine and a half Kobo) per
The issued share capital of Oando at the declaration date is 9,084,693,738
In order to comply with the requirements of Strate the relevant details are as
Event Date (2014)
Currency conversion calculated at close of business Thursday, 27 November
in South Africa on
Finalisation date of interim dividend Friday, 28 November
Last day to trade cum interim dividend Friday, 5 December
Ordinary shares commence trading ex interim dividend Monday, 8 December
Record date (date shareholders recorded in books) Friday, 12 December
Payment date Monday, 15 December
1. The above dates and times are based on South African dates and times.
2. It is anticipated that payment due to certificated shareholders on the South
African registry will either be electronically transferred to shareholders`
bank accounts or, in the absence of suitable mandates, dividend cheques will be
posted to such shareholders on or about Monday, 15 December 2014.
3. Shareholders who hold dematerialised shares will have their accounts, at
their Central Securities Depository Participant or broker credited by Monday,
15 December in respect of the dividend.
4. Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between
Monday, 8 December 2014 and Friday, 12 December 2014, both days inclusive, nor
may transfers between registers take place during that period.
5. Any amendments to the above dates and times will be published on SENS.
13 November 2014
Macquarie First South Capital (Proprietary) Limited
Date: 13/11/2014 08:33:00 Supplied by www.sharenet.co.za
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