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29-Aug-2018
(Official Notice)
Equites advised shareholders that it will be conducting a pre-close presentation relating to the company's activities for the first half of the financial year. The presentation is hosted by Avior Capital Markets (Pty) Ltd. and will take place on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 in Gauteng and on Thursday, 30 August 2018 in Cape Town.



An investor presentation, which will form the basis of the engagement, is available on Equites? website at www.equites.co.za/shareholder-notices.
27-Aug-2018
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the SENS announcement released on Friday, 27 July 2018, relating to the results of Equites' annual general meeting ("AGM") and the invitation to shareholders to engage with the company with respect to the remuneration policy. Shareholders were afforded until Friday, 10 August 2018 to furnish Equites with their dissenting concerns or queries in respect thereof.



Shareholders are advised that:

- Two shareholders, holding approximately 10.5% of voteable shares, who voted against the remuneration policy at the AGM, have engaged directly with the company.

- The primary concern raised by these shareholders was the lack of performance incentives as a component of the Long-Term Incentive Scheme. A secondary concern related to the use of budgets as a performance hurdle in determining awards to employees and/or directors in terms of the Short-Term Incentive Scheme.

- With regards to shareholders that may have acted on the recommendation of Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") to vote against the company?s remuneration policy, Equites has obtained a copy of the report issued by ISS setting out the concerns, and will table this report at the upcoming remuneration committee meeting.

- The remuneration committee is obtaining independent advice on all the matters raised and will discuss and agree changes to the company's Short and Long-Term Incentive Schemes at its next meeting in October 2018.



Shareholders will be advised of any proposed changes that result from this process.
06-Aug-2018
(Official Notice)
27-Jul-2018
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that at the annual general meeting of shareholders held on Friday, 27 July 2018 (in terms of the notice dispatched on 31 May 2018) all the resolutions tabled thereat were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders, while non-binding resolution number 1 was voted against by more than 25% of the voting rights exercised in respect of that resolution.



Details of the results of voting at the annual general meeting are as follows:

- total number of Equites shares in issue as at the date of the annual general meeting: 454 026 110.

- total number of Equites shares that were present/represented at the annual general meeting: 348 514 192 being 77% of the total number of Equites shares that could have been voted at the annual general meeting.
11-Jul-2018
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Computershare Investor Services (Pty) Ltd (?Computershare?) will replace Terbium Financial Services (Pty) Ltd as transfer secretary to Equites, with effect from 12 July 2018.

18-Jun-2018
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that several South African investors and analysts will be visiting the company?s United Kingdom property portfolio (?the property portfolio?) in Stoke-On-Trent, Coventry, Hinckley, Reading and Peterborough from 18 June 2018 to 20 June 2018.



During the visit, a presentation will be made available to the investors and analysts regarding the property portfolio, as well as the dynamics of each region which will be visited. The presentation contains no materially new information on Equites? current trading or future financial performance and is available on the company?s website (www.equites.co.za).
15-Jun-2018
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the notice of annual general meeting as contained in the integrated annual report which was distributed to shareholders on 31 May 2018, and in particular to ordinary resolution number eleven proposing that a general authority to issue shares for cash is granted, and ordinary resolution number twelve proposing to place all of the authorised but unissued shares under the control of the directors (?the authority?).



Shareholders are advised that ordinary resolution number eleven has been modified to change the total aggregate number of shares which may be issued for cash under the authority from 40 997 333 shares to 45 402 622 shares which shares represent 10% of the issued share capital of the Company as at the date of this announcement.



Shareholders are further advised that ordinary resolution twelve has been modified to change the total aggregate number of shares that may be issued under the authority in any financial year from 40 997 333 shares to 45 402 622 shares, which shares represent 10% of the issued share capital of the Company as at the date of this announcement.



For the avoidance of doubt, it is highlighted that the Company may only issue a combined maximum of 10% of its issued share capital under both the authorities sought in terms of the modified ordinary resolutions eleven and twelve.



The Company has modified ordinary resolutions eleven and twelve due to the increase in Equites? issued share capital following the election of a scrip dividend by a number of Equites shareholders, the award of share options to certain employees of the Company and the recent capital raise undertaken by the Company.



The amended notice of annual general meeting is available on the Company?s website, www.equites.co.za.
04-Jun-2018
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the declaration of a cash dividend of 62.88144 cents per share (the "cash dividend") with an election to reinvest the cash dividend in return for Equites shares (the "share reinvestment alternative"), announced on SENS on 10 May 2018 (the "declaration announcement") for the year ended 28 February 2018 and the announcement of the reinvestment price per new share (being R20.00 per share) applicable to Equites shareholders electing the share alternative, announced on SENS on 22 May 2018.



Shareholders holding 72 222 205 Equites shares or 17.62% of Equites shares (prior to the election) qualifying to receive the cash dividend elected to receive the share reinvestment alternative, resulting in the issue of 2 268 740 new Equites shares, retaining R45.4 million in new equity for Equites. Accordingly, a total cash dividend of R212.4 million is payable today in respect of 337 751 126 Equites shares.



Certificated shareholders who did not elect the share reinvestment alternative in respect of some or all of their shares and who have provided their bank details to Equites? transfer secretaries will have their bank accounts credited on 4 June 2018. Share certificates in respect of certificated shareholders who did elect the share reinvestment alternative in respect of some or all of their shares will be posted on Wednesday, 6 June 2018 to certificated shareholders at their risk. The Central Securities Depository Participants or broker custody accounts of dematerialised shareholders who did not elect the share reinvestment alternative in respect of some or all of their shares will be credited with the cash dividend on Monday, 4 June 2018 and the Central Securities Depository Participants or broker custody accounts of dematerialised shareholders who did elect the share alternative in respect of some or all of their shares will be credited on Wednesday, 6 June 2018 with their new Equites shares.
31-May-2018
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Equites? integrated report, incorporating the audited group financial statements for the year ended 28 February 2018, was published on 31 May 2018 and contains no changes to the preliminary summarised audited consolidated financial statements for the year ended 28 February 2018 which were announced on SENS on 10 May 2018. Electronic or printed copies of the integrated report are available on request from info@equites.co.za. The report is also available on the Company?s website, www.equites.co.za.



The integrated report contains a notice of annual general meeting, which will be held at the offices of DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, 5th Floor, 11 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, at 10:00 on Friday, 27 July 2018. The last day to trade in order to be eligible to participate in and vote at the annual general meeting is Tuesday,17 July 2018 and the record date for voting purposes is Friday, 20 July 2018.



Shareholders are hereby notified that in accordance with the JSE Listings Requirements, the Company?s annual compliance report in terms of section 13G(2) of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003 read with the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Amendment Act 46 of 2013, has been published and is available on the Company?s website, www.equites.co.za.
31-May-2018
(Official Notice)
With respect to the accelerated book build announced and closed on 24 May 2018, the settlement date previously communicated as 09:00 on Friday, 1 June 2018 has been delayed to 09:00 on Monday, 4 June 2018. All other aspects of the settlement process, including trade date being today the 31st of May 2018, remain unchanged.

24-May-2018
(Official Notice)
Equites has closed its book build announced earlier. Due to strong demand, Equites will issue the maximum available number of shares being 40 997 333 shares, at 1950cps, and increase the capital raised to c.R800 million.



Subject to approval by the JSE, listing and trading of the new Equites shares is expected to commence at 09:00 on Friday, 1 June 2018.



Java Capital acted as sole bookrunner.
24-May-2018
(Official Notice)
Equites announces an equity raising targeting approximately R500 million through the issue of new shares (the ?equity raise?) subject to pricing acceptable to Equites. The equity raise will be implemented through an accelerated book build process (the ?book build?). The book build is now open and the company reserves the right to close it at any time and increase the size of the equity raise subject to demand.



Pricing and allocations will be announced as soon as is reasonably practicable following the closing of the book build. The new shares, when issued, will be credited as fully paid and will rank pari passu in all respects with existing shares. The shares will be issued ex the divided to which shares are currently entitled.
22-May-2018
(Official Notice)
10-May-2018
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that a copy of a presentation relating to the company?s audited annual financial statements for the year ended 28 February 2018 is available on the company?s website www.equites.co.za. The results presentation will be presented to shareholders and members of the investment community today, Thursday, 10 May 2018 at 09:00 at The Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton and again on Friday, 11 May 2018 at 09:00 at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town.

10-May-2018
(C)
Gross property revenue increased to R573.7 million (2017: R502.4 million), operating profit before financing activities grew to R900.6 million (2017: R881.9 million), profit attributable to owners of the parent soared to R870.2 million (2017: R784.7million), while headline earnings per share fell to 164.7 cents per share (2017: 165.3 cents per share).



Final dividend

Notice was given of the declaration of the final dividend of 62.88143 cents per share.



Prospects

The company aims to continue providing investors with pure exposure to modern logistics properties, an asset class which has proven its resilience and is growing exponentially globally. The company continues to focus on exceptional property fundamentals in an attempt to build a world-class logistics portfolio. This uncompromising approach may, in the short-term, inhibit portfolio growth in South Africa as the lack of economic growth will impact the pace at which Equites rolls out its development pipeline. There is, however, no doubt that shareholders will benefit from this approach in the medium to long-term. The board expects that the company will achieve between 10-12% distribution growth per share over the next financial year. This guidance is based on the assumptions that a stable macro-economic environment will prevail, no major corporate failures will occur, the rand/pound exchange rate remains materially unchanged and tenants will be able to absorb the recovery of rising utility costs and municipal rates. This forecast has not been audited or reviewed by Equites'



09-May-2018
(Official Notice)
13-Mar-2018
(Official Notice)
05-Mar-2018
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Equites, through its Isle of Man based wholly-owned subsidiary, Equites International Ltd. (?Equites International?), and DSV Peterborough Real Estate Ltd. (?seller?) have concluded the following transactions:

- an agreement of sale of land in terms of which Equites International has acquired 13.26 acres of vacant land (?the property?) for GBP4 641 000 (ZAR 75 184 200) (?purchase consideration?) (?sale agreement?); and

- a forward funding agreement in terms of which Equites International will fund the development of a 27 871 square metre distribution warehouse to be let to DSV Solutions Ltd. (?DSV Solutions?) for an amount up to GBP25 331 000 (ZAR 410 362 200) (?total development costs?) (?funding agreement?), (?the transaction?).
19-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on SENS on 27 October 2017 wherein shareholders were advised that Equites, through its Isle of Man based wholly-owned subsidiary, Equites International Ltd. (?Equites International?), had concluded the following agreements:

*an agreement of sale of land with Exton Estates Three Ltd. (?the seller?), in terms of which Equites International will acquire 7.96 acres of vacant land (?the property?) for GBP9 722 526 (R175 005 468); and

*a development and funding agreement with Exton Estates Ltd., in terms of which Equites International will fund the development of a 9 325 square metre ?last mile? distribution warehouse to be let to DHL International (UK) Ltd. for an amount up to GBP15 909 588 (R286 372 584) (?the transaction?).



The transaction was subject to 1) the seller obtaining the requisite planning permission in respect of the development and the expiry of the six week judicial review period during which interested and affected parties may raise objections and 2) the granting of a long leasehold interest in the property from Reading Borough Council to the seller.



Shareholders are hereby advised that all of the conditions precedent having been fulfilled, the acquisition of the property was implemented on 19 December 2017 on which date Equites became the lessee of the property.



The transaction is classified as a category 2 transaction in terms of the JSE Listings Requirements and accordingly does not require approval by Equites? shareholders.

27-Oct-2017
(Official Notice)
17-Oct-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on SENS on 26 July 2017 wherein shareholders were advised that Equites, through its Isle of Man based wholly-owned subsidiary, Equites International Ltd. (?Equites International?), had concluded an agreement with Travis Perkins Properties Ltd. (?the seller?), in terms of which Equites International will acquire a recently developed, 19 909 square meter cross docking distribution centre situated in Coventry, England (?the property?) from the seller for a purchase consideration of GBP41 000 000 (equivalent to approximately R697 000 000) (the ?purchase consideration?) (?the transaction?).



The transaction was subject to the seller entering into a 15 year lease with a Swiss based global transport and logistics company. Shareholders are advised that on 13 October 2017 the seller concluded the aforementioned 15 year lease. Accordingly, the final outstanding condition precedent has now been fulfilled.



It has been agreed between the seller and Equites that the acquisition of the property will be implemented on 1 December 2017 on which date Equites will become the legal owner of the property.



The transaction is classified as a category 2 transaction in terms of the JSE Listings Requirements and accordingly does not require approval by Equites? shareholders.



12-Oct-2017
(Official Notice)
12-Oct-2017
(C)
Revenue for the period increased to R262.6 million (2016: R249.9 million). Operating profit before financing activities and fair value adjustments grew to R225.1 million (2016: R200.8 million), profit attributable to the owners of the parent increased to R466.9 million (2016: R311.8 million), while headline earnings per share decreased to 59.9 cents per share (2016: 86.1 cents per share).



Interim dividend

Notice is hereby given of the declaration of interim dividend of 60.98132 cents per share.



Prospects

The Company continues to pursue opportunities to acquire logistics properties or portfolios that meet its investment criteria and that are expected to contribute to long-term, predictable distribution growth in South Africa. The growth strategy will be complemented by the acquisition of high quality logistics assets in the UK as Equites strives to be a globally relevant logistics property fund. The Company had previously forecast full year distribution growth for the year ended 28 February 2018 to be 10% - 12% higher than the previous financial year. In the light of a strong first half of the financial year, the Company now considers it likely that the full year results will be at the top end of or slightly exceed this guidance. This guidance is based on the assumptions that a stable macro-economic environment will prevail, no major corporate failures will occur and tenants will be able to absorb the recovery of rising utility costs and municipal rates. This forecast has not been audited or reviewed by Equites' auditors.

28-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that at the annual general meeting of shareholders held on Monday, 28 August 2017 (in terms of the notice of annual general meeting and the supplemental notice of notice of annual general meeting dispatched to shareholders on 31 May 2017 and 30 June 2017 respectively), all of the resolutions tabled thereat including ordinary resolution 15 which was modified as detailed in the SENS announcement released on 14 August 2017 were passed by the requisite majority of Equites shareholders.
14-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the notice of annual general meeting as contained in the integrated annual report which was distributed to shareholders on 31 May 2017 and in particular to ordinary resolution number 15 in terms of which the company is proposing to place all of the authorised but unissued shares under the control of the directors (the ?authority?).



Shareholders are advised that ordinary resolution number 15 has been modified to change the maximum number of shares that may be issued in aggregate under the authority in any financial year from 35 046 500 shares to 40 997 333 shares, which shares represents 10% of the issued share capital as at the date of this announcement.



The reason for the modification is the increase in the issued share capital of Equites following the capital raise exercise undertaken by the company on 27 July 2017.



The amended notice of annual general meeting is available on the company?s website, www.equites.co.za.



27-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
Following the closing of its book build announced on 27 July 2017, Equites has raised c. R1.015 billion by the issuance of 59 020 730 shares at 1720cps. Subject to approval by the JSE, listing and trading of the new Equites shares is expected to commence at 09:00 on Friday, 4 August 2017. Java Capital acted as sole bookrunner.
27-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
In light of the strong demand in response to the earlier announcement of an equity raise by Equites, Equites intends to increase its issuance to the maximum of 59 020 730 shares. At an indicative closing price of 1720cps, this would amount to an equity raise of c.R1,015 billion, at which level the book is well over- subscribed. The accelerated book build process will close for further applications at 13h00.
27-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
Equites announces an equity raising of approximately R400 million through the issue of new shares (the ?equity raise?) subject to pricing acceptable to Equites. The equity raise will be implemented through an accelerated book build process (the ?book build?). The book build is now open and the company reserves the right to close it at any time and increase the size of the equity raise subject to demand.



Pricing and allocations will be announced as soon as is reasonably practicable following the closing of the book build. The new shares, when issued, will be credited as fully paid and will rank pari passu in all respects with existing shares. An overview of Equites and its business is contained in the shareholder presentation titled: ?capital raise ? July 2017? available at www.equites.co.za. Java Capital is acting as sole bookrunner.
26-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
30-Jun-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby notified that in accordance with the JSE Listings Requirements, the Company?s annual compliance report in terms of section 13G(2) of the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003 read with the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Amendment Act 46 of 2013, has been published and is available on the Company?s website, www.equites.co.za.
30-Jun-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on SENS on 31 May 2017 wherein shareholders were advised that Equites? integrated report, incorporating the audited group financial statements for the year ended 28 February 2017 and which contains a notice of annual general meeting, was published on 31 May 2017. The annual general meeting will be held at the offices of DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, 5th Floor, 11 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, 8000 at 10:00 on Monday, 28 August 2017.



Equites requires that an additional special resolution be proposed at the annual general meeting seeking authority to grant financial assistance to related and inter-related parties in terms of section 45 of the Companies Act 71 of 2008, which special resolution shall be considered and, if deemed fit, adopted with or without modification at the annual general meeting (?the proposed special resolution?).



Accordingly, shareholders are advised that a supplemental notice of annual general meeting and a replacement form of proxy which includes the proposed special resolution has been distributed to shareholders on Friday, 30 June 2017. The supplemental notice of annual general meeting should be read together with the notice of annual general meeting sent to shareholders on 31 May 2017. The replacement form of proxy makes provision for all the resolutions required to be voted on at the annual general meeting, including the proposed special resolution referred to in the supplemental notice of annual general meeting. Shareholders are requested to vote in respect of all the resolutions set out in the replacement form of proxy in accordance with the directions provided therein. The salient dates as set out in the notice of annual general meeting remain unchanged.



Electronic or printed copies of the supplemental notice of annual general meeting and the replacement form of proxy are available on request from info@equites.co.za or from the transfer secretaries, Terbium Financial Services (Pty) Ltd at equites@terbium.global. The supplemental notice of annual general meeting and the replacement form of proxy are also available on the Company?s website, www.equites.co.za.
27-Jun-2017
(Official Notice)
Equites has concluded a development lease with Premier FMCG Proprietary Limited (?Premier?), in terms of which Equites will be developing a 15 155 square metre modern logistics facility and offices for Premier (?the development? or ?the development lease?). The anticipated total capital value of the development, including land, will be R165 million. The development will be situated on 3.9 hectares of vacant land already owned by Equites in Lords View Industrial Park in Gauteng and will cater for Premier's continued growth by allowing for an expansion of 2 484 square metres.



Premier provides innovative, branded and private label solutions in partnership with their customers and consumers in the fast moving goods sector (FMCG) via defined routes to market. It has an annual turnover of more than R 9 billion and employs more than 7 000 people in the various operations.



Brait S.E., an investment holding company with a primary listing on the Euro MTF Market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the JSE, is the major shareholder of Premier and currently owns 92.2% of the issued share capital of Premier.



Lords View Industrial Park was planned as an environmentally friendly, eco-sensitive industrial logistics park and makes use of the latest developments in green township development. Several sustainability and energy efficiency measures will be included in the development of the new Premier facility.
05-Jun-2017
(Official Notice)
Equites listed with a portfolio of 17 Cape Town based properties, of which 3 were multi-let offices known as D?Urban Square and Belvedere (both in Bellville) and Execujet Office Tower (in Airport Industria) (collectively ?the Offices?). Equites has consistently communicated its exclusive focus on the industrial sector and specifically on logistics properties. In line with this focus, it was always the intention to dispose of the Offices once the industrial portfolio had reached sufficient scale.



As discussed in the annual financial statements for the year ended 28 February 2017 three separate sale agreements had been concluded to dispose of the Offices. Shareholders are accordingly advised that as of 1 June 2017, the transfer of the Offices were registered for a combined sales consideration of R232.8 million. This is in line with the book value of the Offices immediately prior to the conclusion of the sale agreements.



Following these disposals, Equites retains two small commercial properties in Gauteng, comprising approximately 1.32% of the total portfolio of the Company by value. The sale of the Offices contributes to the Company?s stated intention of providing investors with pure exposure to the buoyant logistics sector, both in South Africa and the United Kingdom.
31-May-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Equites? integrated report, incorporating the audited group financial statements for the year ended 28 February 2017, was published on 31 May 2017 and contains no changes to the preliminary summarised audited consolidated financial statements for the year ended 28 February 2017 which were announced on SENS on 10 May 2017. Electronic or printed copies of the integrated report are available on request from info@equites.co.za. The report is also available on the company?s website, www.equites.co.za.



The integrated report contains a notice of annual general meeting, which will be held at the offices of DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, 5th Floor, 11 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, at 10:00 on Monday, 28 August 2017.



The last day to trade in order to be eligible to participate in and vote at the annual general meeting is Tuesday, 15 August 2017 and the record date for voting purposes is Friday, 18 August 2017.

10-May-2017
(Official Notice)
10-May-2017
(C)
Contractual revenue and tenant recoveries shot up to R458.2 million (2016: R257 million), operating profit before financing and fair value adjustments jumped to R409.4 million (2016: R277.5 million), profit attributable to owners of the parent soared to R784.7 million (2016: R383.9 million), while headline earnings per share grew to 165.3 cents per share (2016: 147.4 cents per share).



Final dividend

Notice is hereby given of the declaration of the final gross dividend number seven of 55.92574 cents per share.



Company prospects

The company aims to continue providing investors with pure exposure to modern logistics properties, an asset class which has proven its resilience. A focus on strong property fundamentals and low gearing provides protection from the volatile economic climate and should enable to company to continue delivering sector beating returns. Acquisitions of quality logistic assets and portfolios in South Africa, acquisitions of high quality assets in the UK and a healthy development pipeline will grow the portfolio value and distributions above this baseline.



The board is confident that the company will achieve 10%-12% distribution growth over the next financial year. This guidance is based on the assumptions that a stable macro-economic environment will prevail, no major corporate failures will occur, the rand / pound exchange rate remains materially unchanged and tenants will be able to absorb the recovery of rising utility costs and municipal rates.
10-May-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to Equites preliminary summarised audited consolidated financial statements for the year ended 28 February 2017, published on SENS on Wednesday, 10 May 2017, and in particular, the notification of a gross dividend payment of 55.92370 cents per share for the for the year ended 28 February 2017 (?the dividend?). In accordance with Equities? status as a REIT, shareholders are advised that the dividend meets the requirements of a ?qualifying distribution? for the purposes of section 25BB of the Income Tax Act, No. 58 of 1962 (?Income Tax Act?). The dividend will be deemed to be a dividend for South African tax purposes, in terms of section 25BB of the Income Tax Act.



The dividend is payable to Equites? shareholders in accordance with the timetable set out below:

* Last date to trade cum dividend: Tuesday, 30 May

* Shares trade ex dividend: Wednesday, 31 May

* Record date: Friday, 2 June

* Payment date: Monday, 5 June



Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Wednesday, 31 May 2017 and Friday, 2 June 2017, both days inclusive. The dividend will be transferred to dematerialised shareholders? CSDP accounts/broker accounts on Monday, 5 June 2017. Certificated shareholders? dividend payments will be paid to certificated shareholders? bank accounts on or about, Monday, 5 June 2017.
15-Mar-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on SENS on 20 February 2017 in relation to the dealings in securities by Zambia Flowers Export Ltd. (?Zambia Flowers?), an associate of Andrea Taverna-Turisan, (a director of Equites) and are advised that as a result of a technical error in the formatting of the announcement released on 20 February 2017, the number of shares purchased by Zambia Flower was incorrectly stated as 22 484 000. The actual number of shares purchased by Zambia Flowers was 2 484 000.



Please note that the correct information regarding the above transaction was supplied by Equites and that the error is not attributable to Equites.
27-Jan-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Ms Nomagugu Mtetwa (?Gugu?) has been appointed as an independent non-executive director of the Company with effect from 1 February 2017 and will also serve on the Nomination, Audit and Risk and Social and Ethics committees.
12-Jan-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Equites has concluded an agreement for the disposal of an office building known as D?Urban Square, situated at Bella Rosa Street, Erf 31292 Bellville, in the City of Cape Town, Cape Division, Western Cape Province (?D?Urban Square? or ?the property?) to Gamlan Investments Pty Ltd. (?Gamlan?) for a consideration of R50 820 520 (exclusive of VAT at zero percent) (the ?disposal?). This disposal is in line with Equites? strategy to sell its office assets and focus on logistics property assets.



Equites will dispose D?Urban Square with effect from the date of registration of transfer of the property into the name Gamlan (the ?transfer date?). The consideration for the property will be payable in cash on the transfer date. The proceeds of the disposal will be used to reduce the existing debt of Equites. The disposal is not subject to any conditions precedent. The disposal includes warranties, undertakings and indemnities which are normal for a disposal of this nature.



Giancarlo Lanfranchi, a non-executive director of Equites, has a 57% beneficial interest in Gamlan. The consideration receivable from Gamlan as a percentage of the market capitalisation of Equites is 0.91%. The disposal is a transaction with a related party involving immovable property. Given the size of consideration receivable, the disposal constitutes a small related party transaction in terms of 10.7 of the JSE Listings Requirements. D?Urban Square was valued by Michael Gibbons of Mills Fitchet Magnus Penny - Wolffs Pty Ltd. (?Mills Fitchet?), who is an independent external registered professional valuer in terms of the Property Valuers Profession Act, No. 47 of 2000. In accordance with the JSE Listings Requirements, the board of Equites hereby confirms that it is of the opinion that the disposal is fair insofar as shareholders are concerned, having had regard to the independent property valuation and the fact that the consideration exceeds the value attributed to the property by Mills Fitchet. Copies of the independent property valuation will be open for inspection at the registered office of the company (14th Floor, Portside Tower, 4 Bree Street, Cape Town, 8001) for a period of 28 days from the date of this announcement. On the basis of the aforegoing, the disposal is not subject to shareholder approval.

23-Nov-2016
(Official Notice)
Equites has closed its book build. In light of strong demand, the amount of capital raised was increased to R1 billion at a price of R14.50 per share. Subject to approval by the JSE, listing and trading of the new Equites shares is expected to commence at 09:00 on Thursday, 1 December 2016.
23-Nov-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on SENS on 15 November 2016, in respect of the Equites investor roadshow relating to a proposed capital raise (a copy of the presentation is available on the company?s website at www.equites.co.za).



Equites announces an equity raising of approximately R500 million through the issue of new shares (the ?equity raise?) subject to pricing acceptable to Equites. The new shares will be issued under Equites? specific authority to issue shares for cash as approved by shareholders at the general meeting held on 22 November 2016.



The equity raise will be implemented through an accelerated book build process (the ?book build?). Only public investors may participate in the equity raise which is subject to a minimum subscription application of R1 million per applicant.



The book build is now open and the company reserves the right to close it at any time and increase the size of the equity raise subject to demand.



The new shares, when issued, will be credited as fully paid and will rank pari passu in all respects with existing shares. Pricing and allocations will be announced as soon as is reasonably practicable following the closing of the book build.



Java Capital is acting as sole bookrunner.
22-Nov-2016
(Official Notice)
Equites shareholders are advised that at the general meeting of shareholders held on Tuesday, 22 November 2016 (in terms of the notice of general meeting dispatched to shareholders on 24 October 2016), relating to the proposed specific authority to issue shares for cash in terms of the JSE Listings Requirements and an authority to allot and issue shares in terms of section 41(3) of the Companies Act, 71 of 2008, all of the resolutions were passed by the requisite majority of Equites shareholders.



Details of the results of voting at the general meeting were as follows:

*total number of Equites shares that could have been voted at the general meeting: 281 499 583; and

*total number of Equites shares that were present/represented at the general meeting: 132 977 390 (being 47.24% of the total number of Equites shares that could have been voted at the general meeting).

15-Nov-2016
(Official Notice)
Equites shareholders are advised that Moore Stephens Cape Town Inc. have resigned as auditors to the company with effect from 14 November 2016 and that PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. has been appointed as auditors to Equites.

15-Nov-2016
(Official Notice)
Equites has issued a circular to shareholders dated 24 October 2016, including notice of a general meeting to be held on 22 November 2016 to consider various resolutions regarding a specific authority to issue up to 100 million Equites shares. Subject to the approval of these resolutions, Equites intends to raise capital and is undertaking a roadshow to institutional investors in preparation for a capital raise. In the course of the roadshow, Equites will make available a presentation to investors containing information that includes illustrative forward-looking financial information, which has not been reviewed or reported on by reporting accountants. A copy of the presentation is available on the company?s website at www.equites.co.za.

02-Nov-2016
(Official Notice)
24-Oct-2016
(Official Notice)
13-Oct-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the SENS announcement released on 13 October 2016 regarding the gross dividend payment of 54.44282 cents per share for the six months ended 31 August 2016. Shareholders are advised that the correct net dividend amount due to non-resident shareholders, assuming dividend withholding tax is withheld at a rate of 15%, is 46.27640 cents per share and not 46.27639 as previously announced.

13-Oct-2016
(Official Notice)
13-Oct-2016
(C)
Revenue for the period jumped to R249.9 million (2015: R111.6 million). Operating profit soared to R200.8 million (2015: R92.6 million), profit attributable to the owners of the parent increased to R311.8 million (2015: R208.5 million), while headline earnings per share grew to 86.1 cents per share (2015: 60.5 cents per share).



Interim dividend

Notice is hereby given of the declaration of interim dividend number 6 of 54.44282 cents per share.



Prospects

Management continues to see robust demand to conclude further development leases on its existing land to add to its existing pipeline. They further believe that a limited exposure to speculative developments in the right locations will contribute positively to value unlocked through developments.



The Company also continues to pursue opportunities to acquire logistics properties that meet its investment criteria and that are expected to contribute to long-term, predictable distribution growth. This will be complemented by a measured diversification into United Kingdom, which will be limited to 25% of the portfolio value in the medium term.



The Company had previously forecast full year distribution growth for the year ended 28 February 2017 to be 10 - 12% higher than the previous financial year. Given the better than expected trading performance and yield accretive acquisitions concluded in the United Kingdom, the board now expects full year distribution growth to be 12 - 14% higher than the prior year. This guidance is based on the assumptions that a stable macro-economic environment will prevail, no major corporate failures will occur and tenants will be able to absorb the recovery of rising utility costs and municipal rates.
27-Sep-2016
(Official Notice)
26-Sep-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Equites, through its Isle of Man based wholly-owned subsidiary, Equites International Ltd. (?Equites International?), has concluded an agreement with Perevil Securities Ltd. (?the seller?) in terms of which Equites International will be acquiring a 20 410 square meter distribution centre let to Amazon situated at Stanley Matthews Way, Trentham Lakes, Stoke on Trent ST4 8GR (?the property?) from the seller (?the transaction?). The purchase consideration is GBP17 000 000 and the transaction was concluded off-market.
26-Sep-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Mustaq Brey has been appointed as a non-executive director of the company with effect from 26 September 2016.



17-Aug-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that on 15 August 2016 Andrea Taverna-Turisan, a director of Equites, transferred 200 000 Equites ordinary shares to Chiluan Holdings Ltd. (?Chiluan?) at a price of R13.76 per share, being the 30 day VWAP on 22 July 2016 (for a total value of R2 752 000.00). Andrea is a director of and holds an indirect beneficial interest in Chiluan. Accordingly, Andrea?s interest in the 200 000 Equites ordinary shares ceases to be a direct beneficial interest and becomes an indirect beneficial interest. The transaction was conducted off-market and clearance to deal was obtained.
20-Jul-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that at the annual general meeting of shareholders held on Wednesday, 20 July 2016 (in terms of the notice of annual general meeting dispatched to shareholders on 31 May 2016), all of the resolutions tabled thereat were passed by the requisite majority of Equites shareholders.
06-Jul-2016
(Media Comment)
Business Day reported that Attacq has announced a partnership with Equites Property Fund indicating that it appreciates Equites' specialised industrial management skill and ability to locate developable areas with promising returns. Equites is to acquire eight industrial and logistics-focused buildings valued at R728 million in Gauteng's expanding Waterfall City. The joint venture will be split as follows: Attacq 20% and Equities 80%.
31-May-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Equites? integrated annual report, incorporating the audited group financial statements for the year ended 29 February 2016, was published on 31 May 2016 and contains no changes to the preliminary summarised audited consolidated financial statements for the year ended 29 February 2016 which were announced on SENS on 5 May 2016. Electronic or printed copies of the integrated annual report are available on request from info@equites.co.za. The report is also available on the company?s website, www.equites.co.za.



The integrated annual report contains a notice of annual general meeting, which will be held at the offices of DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, 5th Floor, 11 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, at 10h00 on Wednesday, 20 July 2016.



The last day to trade in order to be eligible to participate in and vote at the annual general meeting is Tuesday, 12 July 2016 and not Friday, 1 July 2016, as incorrectly disclosed in the notice of annual general meeting. The record date for voting purposes is Friday, 15 July 2016.
27-May-2016
(Official Notice)
23-May-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that on 23 May 2016 Chiluan Holdings Ltd (?Chiluan?), transferred 5 000 000 Equites ordinary shares to Zambia Flowers Export Ltd (?Zambia Flowers?) at a price of R12.14 per share, being the 30 day VWAP on 11 April 2016 (for a total value of R60 700 000.00). Both Chiluan and Zambia Flowers are associates of Andrea Taverna-Turisan, a director of Equites. After these transactions, there is no change in the indirect beneficial interests of Andrea?s interest in Equites shares. The transaction was conducted off-market and clearance to deal is not applicable.



20-May-2016
(Official Notice)
05-May-2016
(Official Notice)
05-May-2016
(C)
Net property income for the period climbed to R294.5 million (2015: R106.3 million). Profit for the period grew to R383.9 million (2015: R184.0 million). Furthermore, headline earnings per share were recorded at 147.4 cents per share (2015: 76.1 cents per share).



Final dividend

Notice is hereby given of the declaration of the final dividend number 5 of 51.17587 cents per share.



Prospects

The company's strong property fundamentals and low gearing provides protection from the weak economic climate. Acquisitions of quality logistics in South Africa and a healthy development pipeline will grow the portfolio value and distributions above this baseline.



The board is confident that as a result of the strong property fundamentals, the company will achieve 10% - 12% distribution growth over the next financial year. This guidance is based on the assumptions that a stable macro-economic environment will prevail, no major corporate failures will occur and tenants will be able to absorb the recovery of rising utility costs and municipal rates. This forecast has not been audited or reviewed by Equites' auditors.

29-Mar-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Equites anticipates that the distribution per share for the year ended 29 February 2016 will be between 95 cents per share and 97 cents per share, being between 55.1% and 58.3% higher than the 61.26 cents per share reported in the annual results for the year ended 28 February 2015.



The distribution for the comparative financial period was for a nine-month period from 1 June 2014 to 28 February 2015, whereas the distribution for the current period is in respect of a full twelve-month period.



In its interim results for the 6-month period ended 31 August 2015 the company had included guidance that it expected full year distribution growth of 10 - 12 % for the year ending 28 February 2016 (on an adjusted full year basis). This guidance was before taking into account the impact of, inter alia, the equity capital raised by way of accelerated book-build in November 2015. Prior to the capital raise, illustrative forward looking financial information was communicated to the market which, subject to the stated assumptions, anticipated distribution growth of approximately 16% for the full year.



In the event, the anticipated distribution for the year ended 29 February 2016 (on an adjusted full year basis) will be between 16.3% and 18.8% higher than for the comparative financial period as a result of:

* a further reduction in already low vacancy levels;

* enhanced cost containment in the light of a significant growth in the portfolio size;

* an effective interest rate hedging strategy; and

* the reduction in finance costs following the accelerated book-build undertaken by the company during November 2015 that raised R1.5 billion;



The audited financial results for the year ended 29 February 2016 will be published on SENS on or about 6 May 2016.
19-Nov-2015
(Official Notice)
In terms of paragraph 11.39(b) of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Ltd., shareholders are advised that Trifecta Capital Services (Pty) Ltd. (?Trifecta Capital?) will replace Link Market Services (Pty) Ltd. as transfer secretary to Equites, with effect from 7 December 2015.
05-Nov-2015
(Official Notice)
Equites has closed its book build announced earlier today, 5 November 2015.



Equites has placed 120 million new Equites shares at a price of R12.50 per share (the ?new Equites shares?). At this level, the book build was heavily oversubscribed.



Subject to approval by the JSE, listing and trading of the new Equites shares is expected to commence at 09:00 on Thursday, 19 November 2015.



Java Capital acted as sole bookrunner.
05-Nov-2015
(Official Notice)
Equites announces an equity raise through the issue of up to 120 million new shares subject to pricing acceptable to Equites. The new shares will be issued under Equites? authority to issue shares for cash as approved by shareholders at the annual general meeting held on 4 November 2015.



The equity raise will be implemented through an accelerated book build process open to eligible and invited participants and subject to a minimum subscription application of R1 million per applicant.



The book build is now open and the company reserves the right to close it at any time.



The new shares, when issued, will be credited as fully paid and will rank pari passu in all respects with existing shares. Pricing and allocations will be announced as soon as is reasonably practicable following the closing of the book build.



Java Capital is acting as sole bookrunner.
04-Nov-2015
(Official Notice)
Following the issuing of a circular to shareholders dated 6 October 2015, including notice of a general meeting which was held on 4 November 2015 to consider various resolutions regarding the issue of up to 120 million Equites shares, Equites issued a SENS announcement on 29 October 2015 advising that in the course of the institutional investor roadshow the company will make available a presentation to investors containing information that includes illustrative forward-looking financial information. A copy of the presentation is available on the company?s website at www.equites.co.za.



Please be advised that Equites has subsequently concluded a joint venture agreement with Grindrod Property Holdings Ltd. (?Grindrod?), a wholly owned subsidiary of Grindrod Ltd., in terms of which Equites will be developing a 25 000 square metre state-of-art distribution warehouse and offices for Rohlig-Grindrod Proprietary Ltd. (?Rohlig- Grindrod?), which is a joint venture company of Grindrod Ltd.. The Grindrod group, which is listed on the JSE, is a fully integrated freight logistics and shipping service provider with offices in 43 countries worldwide. The completed development will be owned in equal shares by Equites and Grindrod, with each party owning an undivided half share of the developed property. The development will be situated on 5,3 hectares of vacant land already owned by Equites in Meadowview Business Estate in Gauteng.



On page 31 of the investor presentation referred to above, it is indicated that following the conclusion of the TFG and Puma development leases, 38,2 hectares of vacant, zoned land is still available for development. Please be advised that following the conclusion of the Rohlig-Grindrod development lease only 32,9 hectares, and not 38,2 hectares as indicated in the investor presentation, of land is still available for development.



04-Nov-2015
(Official Notice)
Equites shareholders are advised that at the general meeting of shareholders held on Wednesday, 4 November 2015 (in terms of the notice of general meeting dispatched to shareholders on 6 October 2015), relating to the proposed specific authority to issue shares for cash in terms of the JSE Listings Requirements and an authority to allot and issue shares in terms of sections 41(1) and 41(3) of the Companies Act, 71 of 2008, all of the resolutions were passed by the requisite majority of Equites shareholders.
29-Oct-2015
(Official Notice)
Equites has issued a circular to shareholders dated 6 October 2015, including notice of a general meeting to be held on 4 November 2015 to consider various resolutions regarding the issue of up to 120 million Equites shares. Subject to the approval of these resolutions, Equites intends to raise capital and is undertaking a roadshow to institutional investors in preparation for a capital raise. In the course of the roadshow, Equites will make available a presentation to investors containing information that includes illustrative forward-looking financial information, which has not been reviewed or reported on by reporting accountants. A copy of the presentation is available on the company's website at www.equites.co.za.
15-Oct-2015
(Official Notice)
15-Oct-2015
(C)
Revenue for the interim period jumped to R111.6 million (R51.0 million). Operating profit shot up to R92.6 million (R39.5 million). Profit attributable to owners multiplied to R208.5 million (R14.3 million). In addition, headline earnings per share grew to 60.54 cents per share (20.86 cents per share).



Interim dividend

Notice is hereby given of the declaration of interim dividend number 4 of 16.38993 cents per share. Together with the special dividend number 3 of 29.03409 cents per share declared on 3 September 2015, this brings the total distributions for the 6 months ended 31 August 2015 to 45.42402 cents per share.



Prospects

Management is proactively marketing the available land with a view to conclude further development leases for the construction of new distribution centres. The focus remains on blue chip tenants that require modern logistics facilities. The board is confident that a number of such development leases will be concluded in the near future.



The board also believes that market conditions are favourable to pursue further portfolio acquisitions. Such acquisitions will be aimed at growing the portfolio of A-grade industrial properties and accelerating distribution growth in a sustainable fashion.



As set out in the trading statement released on SENS on 16 September 2015, the company expects full year distribution growth for the year ended 28 February 2016 to be 10 - 12% higher than for the previous corresponding financial period (on an adjusted full year basis). Based on the share price of R12.30 as at 31 August 2015, this equates to a one year forward yield of 8.6 - 8.8%. This guidance is based on the assumptions that a stable macro-economic environment will prevail, no major corporate failures will occur and tenants will be able to absorb the recovery of rising utility costs and municipal rates.
06-Oct-2015
(Official Notice)
16-Sep-2015
(Official Notice)
14-Sep-2015
(Official Notice)
10-Sep-2015
(Official Notice)
03-Sep-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcements released on SENS relating to the acquisition by Equites of all of the shares and claims in Intaprop (Pty) Ltd. in consideration for Equites shares (?the acquisition?).



As previously announced, the acquisition was approved by the requisite majority of Equites shareholders at the general meeting held on 31 August 2015. In anticipation of the implementation of the acquisition, the directors of Equites have resolved to declare a clean-out distribution of the distributable earnings of Equites for the period commencing on 1 March 2015 and ending on the day before the effective date of the acquisition, being 1 July 2015, to Equites shareholders that are recorded as such on 25 September 2015 (the ?distribution?).



The final amount of the distribution per Equites share will be announced on SENS on 10 September 2015.



The salient dates relating to the distribution are set out below.

*Finalisation announcement in respect of the distribution released on SENS on Thursday, 10 September 2015

*Last day to trade in order to receive the distribution -- Thursday, 17 September 2015

*Equites shares trade ?ex? the entitlement to receive the distribution from Friday, 18 September 2015

*Record date for receipt of the distribution -- Friday, 25 September 2015

*Distribution paid to Equites shareholders on Monday, 28 September 2015
31-Aug-2015
(Official Notice)
At the general meeting of shareholders held on Monday, 31 August 2015 (in terms of the notice of general meeting dispatched to shareholders on 29 July 2015), relating to the proposed acquisition by Equites of all the shares and claims in Intaprop Proprietary Ltd. (?the transaction?), all of the resolutions were passed by the requisite majority of Equites shareholders.



The transaction is now unconditional and will be implemented in accordance with its terms and conditions .



Change to the board of directors

As set out above, Andr? Gouws has been appointed as a non-executive director to the board of directors of Equites (?the board?) with effect from 1 September 2015.
27-Aug-2015
(Official Notice)
19-Aug-2015
(Official Notice)
Equites has concluded an agreement for the acquisition of the property letting enterprise conducted in respect of Erf 497 Tunney Extension 15 Township Registration Division I.R., Gauteng and known as the Tunney Ridge Business Park (the ?property?), from Tunney Ridge Proprietary Limited (the ?seller?).



Terms of acquisition

*The purchase consideration payable in respect of the acquisition is R137 000 000 (exclusive of VAT at zero percent) to be settled on the effective date, against transfer of the property.

*The effective date of the acquisition is 1 November 2015 or as soon as is possible and practicable thereafter, provided that the conditions precedent have been fulfilled and/or waived.

*The agreement governing the acquisition provides for warranties and indemnities that are standard for acquisitions of this nature.



The acquisition remains subject to the following conditions:

*Equites obtaining any requisite regulatory consents pursuant to the conclusion of the acquisition on or before 15 December 2015;

*That by no later than 31 August 2015, Equites delivers a written notice to the seller confirming that:

*it is satisfied with the results of the due diligence investigation conducted in respect of the property; and

* the board of directors of Equites has approved the acquisition.

29-Jul-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on SENS on Friday, 29 May 2015 and Wednesday, 10 June 2015 relating to the agreement in terms of which Equites will acquire all of the shares and claims in Intaprop (Pty) Ltd. in consideration for Equites shares (?the acquisition?).



Posting of circular and notice of general meeting

Shareholders are hereby advised that Equites has today, Wednesday, 29 July 2015 posted a circular dated Wednesday, 29 July 2015 (?the circular?) to Equites shareholders, containing full details of the acquisition, full financial effects of the transaction and incorporating a notice of general meeting (?notice?).



A general meeting of Equites shareholders will be held at 10:00 on Monday, 31 August 2015 at the registered office of Equites (14th Floor, Portside Building, 4 Bree Street, Cape Town, 8000) for the purposes of considering and, if deemed fit, passing, with or without modification, the resolutions set out in the notice necessary to give effect to:

* the proposed acquisition by Equites of Intaprop at the purchase consideration, and otherwise on the terms and subject to the conditions set out in the circular;

* the proposed appointment of Mr Andre Gouws; and

* authorising any one of the directors of Equites to do all things and sign all documents required to give effect to the acquisition.



Important dates and times

*Announcement of posting of circular and notice of general meeting in the press on Thursday, 30 July 2015

*Last day to trade in order to attend and vote at the general meeting -- Friday, 14 August 2015

*Record date in order to be eligible to attend and vote at the general meeting -- Friday, 21 August 2015

*Receipt of forms of proxy in respect of the general meeting of Equites shareholders by 10:00 on Thursday, 27 August 2015

*The general meeting to be held at 10:00 on Monday, 31 August 2015

*Results of the general meeting and finalisation announcement released on SENS on Monday, 31 August 2015

*Results of the general meeting and finalisation announcement published in the press on Tuesday, 1 September 2015
21-Jul-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that at the annual general meeting of shareholders held on Tuesday, 21 July 2015 (in terms of the notice of annual general meeting dispatched to shareholders on 27 May 2015), all of the resolutions tabled thereat including ordinary resolution numbers 11 and 12 which were modified at the annual general meeting as set out in the SENS announcement published on Thursday, 9 July 2015, were passed by the requisite majority of Equites shareholders. Ordinary resolution number 4 was withdrawn at commencement of the annual general meeting.



Details of the results of voting at the annual general meeting are as follows:

*total number of Equites shares that could have been voted at the annual general meeting: 114 410 255

*total number of Equites shares that were present/represented at the annual general meeting: 103 153 933 being 90,16 % of the total number of Equites shares that could have been voted at the annual general meeting



Shareholders are further advised that non independent non-executive director Johnny Cullum, who was due to retire by rotation at the annual general meeting, did not stand for re-election and accordingly ordinary resolution 4 was withdrawn prior to the meeting.

09-Jul-2015
(Official Notice)
10-Jun-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on SENS on Friday, 29 May 2015 relating to the merger agreement in terms of which Equites will acquire all of the shares and claims in Intaprop Pty Ltd in consideration for Equites shares (the acquisition).



Equites shareholders are advised that following the release of the financial effects of the acquisition, caution is no longer required to be exercised by Equites shareholders when dealing in the company?s shares.
04-Jun-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcements released on SENS on 25 February 2015, 26 March 2015 and 28 April 2015 relating to the acquisition by Equites of the airport land property from Dormell Properties 575 Pty Ltd (?the transaction?). In the announcement dated 28 April 2015, shareholders were advised that the transaction was approved by the requisite majority of votes and that the transaction was subject to the conclusion of an infrastructural services contract between Equites and CSV Construction Pty Ltd (?CSV Construction?).



Shareholders are hereby advised that the board of directors of Equites has not approved the infrastructural services agreement between Equites and CSV Construction, as the costs negatively impacted on the feasibility of potential developments on the land. This condition precedent has therefore not been fulfilled and, as a result, the transaction will not proceed.

29-May-2015
(Official Notice)
27-May-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Equites? integrated report, incorporating the audited group financial statements for the year ended 28 February 2015, was released on 27 May 2015 and contain no changes to the preliminary summarised audited consolidated financial statements for the year ended 28 February 2015 which were announced on SENS on 13 May 2015. Electronic or printed copies of the integrated report are available on request from info@equites.co.za. The report is also available on the Company?s website at www.equites.co.za.



The integrated report contains a notice of annual general meeting, which will be held at the offices of DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, 5th Floor, 11 Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, at 10h00 on Tuesday, 21 July 2015.



The last day to trade in order to be eligible to participate in and vote at the annual general meeting is Friday, 3 July 2015 and the record date for voting purposes is Friday, 10 July 2015.
13-May-2015
(Official Notice)
13-May-2015
(C)
Equites released their maiden final results. Net property income came in at R106.3 million, profit for the period was R184 million, while headline earnings per share was recorded at 76.1cps.



Final dividend

Notice is hereby given of the declaration of the final dividend number two of R46 782 000 for the six months ending 28 February 2015. This is the equivalent of 40.88969 cents per share based on 114 410 255 shares in issue as at 28 February 2015.



Prospects

Weighted average escalations of 8.1% for Equites' existing property portfolio should support distribution growth (on an annualised basis) at the upper end of the 7 - 8% expected for the listed property sector as a whole. This means that Equites will comfortably meet the projections in the PLS. As new developments such as the TFG distribution centre in Midrand come online, we expect to accelerate distribution growth, although this will only start having a significant impact in the year ending 28 February 2017.
28-Apr-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcements released on SENS on 25 February 2015 and 26 March 2015 wherein shareholders were advised that Equites had posted a circular (?circular?) relating to:

*the acquisition by Equites of the airport land property at the purchase consideration, and otherwise on the terms and subject to the conditions set out in the circular; and

*authorising any one of the directors of Equites to do all things and sign all documents required to give effect to the transaction.



Details of the results of voting at the general meeting are as follows:

*total number of Equites shareholders that could have been voted at the general meeting: 103 220 778;

*total number of Equites shareholders that were represented at the general meeting: 62 354 885;

*being 60.41% of the total number of Equites shareholders that could have been voted at the general meeting.



Given that the transaction is being treated as a related party transaction, in terms of 10.9(f) of the Listings Requirements, the votes of the related party, Johnny Cullum, and his associates were not taken into account in determining the results of the voting at the general meeting. Shareholders are advised that the acquisition is subject to the conclusion of an infrastructural services contract between Equites and CSV Construction and a further announcement will be made in this regard.

24-Apr-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on SENS on 11 March 2015 and are advised that negotiations are still in progress, which if successfully concluded may have a material effect on the price of the company?s securities. Accordingly, shareholders are advised to continue exercising caution when dealing in the company?s securities until a full announcement is made.
01-Apr-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Equites? earnings per share (?EPS?) for the year ended 28 February 2015 will be between 195 cents per share and 207 cents per share, being between 135% and 150% higher than the EPS forecast published in Equites? pre-listing statement issued on 6 June 2014. This is predominantly as a result of fair value gains on investment properties, which were assumed to be nil in the forecast. Headline earnings per share (?HEPS?) for the year ended 28 February 2015 are not expected to differ by more than 20% from the HEPS forecast published in the pre-listing statement.



Given that Equites is a REIT the directors are of the view that distribution per share is the more relevant measurement for financial results. Accordingly in terms of paragraph 3.4(b)(vi) of the JSE Listings Requirements, Equites will be adopting distribution per share as its financial results measurement for trading statement purposes, for reporting periods ending 31 August 2015 and thereafter.



Equites? distribution per share to the post-listing shareholders will be determined with reference to the results for the 9 months ended 28 February 2015 and is expected to track the forecast, as fair value gains on investment properties are added back in the computation of distributable earnings.
26-Mar-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on SENS on Wednesday, 25 February 2015 relating to the acquisition by Equites of the airport land property from (?the transaction?).



Posting of circular and notice of general meeting

Shareholders were advised that Equites had on Thursday, 26 March 2015, posted a circular dated Thursday, 26 March 2015 (?the circular?) to Equites shareholders, containing full details of the transaction, full financial effects of the transaction and incorporating a notice of general meeting (?notice?). A general meeting of Equites shareholders will be held at 10:00 on Tuesday, 28 April 2015 at the registered office of Equites (14th Floor, Portside Building, 4 Bree Street, Cape Town, 8000) for the purposes of considering and, if deemed fit, passing, with or without modification, the resolutions set out in the notice necessary to give effect to:

* the acquisition by Equites of the airport land property at the purchase consideration, and otherwise on the terms and subject to the conditions set out in the circular; and

* authorising any one of the directors of Equites to do all things and sign all documents required to give effect to the transaction.



Salient dates

* Announcement of posting of circular and notice of general meeting in the press on Friday, 27 March

* Last day to trade in order to attend and vote at the general meeting on Friday, 10 April

* Record date in order to be eligible to attend and vote at the general meeting on Friday, 17 April

* Receipt of forms of proxy in respect of the general meeting of Equites shareholders by 10:00 on Thursday, 23 April

* The general meeting to be held at 10:00 on Tuesday, 28 April

* Results of the general meeting and finalisation announcement released on SENS on Tuesday, 28 April

* Results of the general meeting and finalisation announcement published in the press on Wednesday, 29 April.
11-Mar-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company has entered into negotiations, which if successfully concluded may have a material effect on the price of the company?s securities. Accordingly, shareholders are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the company?s securities until a full announcement is made.
25-Feb-2015
(Official Notice)
03-Feb-2015
(Official Notice)
Specialist industrial property manager and developer, Equites Property Fund Ltd (?Equites?), has concluded an agreement with major listed apparel, jewellery and homeware retailer, The Foschini Group, in terms of which Equites will be developing a 22 000 square meter distribution warehouse for them in Midrand, Gauteng.



Equites CEO Andrea Taverna-Turisan says the transaction has great significance for Equites as it is the Western Cape based property counter?s first step into the Gauteng market. Concluding this transaction with one of SA?s most successful retailers in the very competitive Gauteng market is a significant achievement for us. It is also a vote of confidence from TFG in our ability to deliver a state of the art cross-docking distribution warehouse in line with their expectations. The development furthermore caters for TFG?s future growth requirements and we are able to extend the facility by an additional 15 000 square meters.



Brad Rothenburg, Head of TFG Property, indicated that as the TFG Group?s sales continue to grow it has become necessary to increase the warehouse capacity in Gauteng. Midrand was shown to be the most logical place for the warehouse being close to consumer demand. Initially it will be used for @homelivingspace furniture and Foschini Footwear but over time additional products are expected to be added. The development, which will ultimately have an estimated capital value of R 150 million, will be located on the Lords View Industrial Park which has been planned as an environmentally friendly, eco-sensitive industrial logistics park and makes use of the latest developments in green township development. The Park boasts landscaped central storm water attenuation ponds eliminating the need for tenants to attenuate themselves. These functional ponds will form the ?Green Lung? of the development and provide running tracks, park benches and other facilities for staff to enjoy. Negotiations for the development of a Municipal Solid Waste Plant are at an advanced stage. Once built this plant will make available a further 20MVA of electricity supply which in turn could be made available to users within the park. The carbon emission from this plant would be equivalent to the carbon emission of 6 cars. Equites is listed on the main board of the JSE in the Industrial and Office REITs sector.
27-Nov-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Riaan Gous has been appointed as company secretary of Equites with effect from 1 December 2014. Accordingly, CIS Company Secretaries Pty Ltd have resigned with effect from that date.

10-Oct-2014
(Official Notice)
10-Oct-2014
(C)
The following results are the company's maiden interim results therefore are incomparable. Revenue for the interim period came in at R51.0 million and net property income was R41.7 million. An operating profit of R39.5 million was recorded. Profit attributable to owners was R14.3 million. In addition, headline earnings per share were 20.9 cents per share.



Interim dividend

Notice is hereby given of the declaration of interim dividend number 1 of R23 131 000 for the period ended 31 August 2014. This is equivalent to 20.36619 cents per share based on 113 575 515 shares in issue as at the time of the declaration.
01-Oct-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that following the acquisition of the business of Probity Business Services (Pty) Ltd. by Computershare Investor Services (Pty) Ltd. ("Computershare"), CIS Company Secretaries (Pty) Ltd., a subsidiary of Computershare, has been appointed as the company secretary of Equites with effect from 8 September 2014.
30-Sep-2014
(Official Notice)
Equites has concluded agreements (acquisition agreements) for:

*the acquisition of all of the issued shares and claims in Nascispan Pty Ltd (Nascispan) from Skymax Trust (of which Giancarlo Lanfranchi is a beneficiary), Chiluan Holdings Proprietary Limited (in which Andrea Taverna-Turisan has a beneficial interest) and Riaan Gous (the Crossroads vendors). The sole business of Nascispan comprises ownership of the industrial distribution facility known as Crossroads (Crossroads) situated in Milnerton, Cape Town (the Crossroads acquisition); and

*the acquisition of an industrial warehouse known as Attyard (the Attyard acquisition) situated in 160 Gunners Circle, Epping Industria, Cape Town (Attyard) from Tradefirm 150 Proprietary Limited (in which Andrea Taverna- Turisan has a beneficial interest) (the Attyard vendor), (collectively, the acquisitions).



The effective date of both acquisitions is 1 September 2014 (the effective date). All of the conditions precedent have been fulfilled and the acquisitions are unconditional.

18-Aug-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Mr Bram Goossens (36) has been appointed as the Chief Financial Officer and executive director of the company with effect from 1 September 2014 and that Chrystal Grauso will resign as Chief Financial Officer and executive director with effect from that date.
19-Jun-2014
(Media Comment)
Business Day reported that Equites Property Fund, which listed on 18 June 2014, hopes it can use its market dominance in Western Cape industrial property to attract investors to help it grow fivefold within five years. The real estate investment trust (REIT) develops and manages mostly industrial property-focused property fund on the JSE. It is the fifth property company to list this year.CEO Andrea Taverna-Turisan said Equites had listed at a yield of 8.8% one year forward. Mr Taverna-Turisan added that liquidity was a challenge but the strategy was to develop warehouse properties and grow to R5 billion in the next five years.
26-Jun-2018
(X)
Equites Property Fund Ltd. listed as a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) on 18 June 2014 and its main business is the investment in and development of modern logistic facilities.The company carries on its business directly and through a number of subsidiaries, (collectively referred to as the group). All income producing properties are currently situated in Cape Town, Gauteng and the UK.


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