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12-Oct-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the cautionary announcement dated 30 August 2017 in terms of which shareholders were advised that the company has entered into discussions relating to a further potential acquisition, which if successfully concluded, may have an effect on Long4Life?s share price.



Shareholders are advised that discussions in this regard remain ongoing and shareholders should accordingly continue to exercise caution when dealing in the company?s securities until a further announcement in this regard is made.
10-Oct-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders of Holdsport and Long4Life (?Shareholders?) are referred to the circular (?Scheme Circular?) containing details of the firm intention by Long4Life to acquire the entire issued share capital of Holdsport, net of treasury shares and Holdsport shares registered in the name of and beneficially owned by Long4Life (the ?Proposed Transaction?), through a scheme of arrangement.



Shareholders are advised that certain conditions precedent, in particular the South African Competition Commission approval, as set out in the Scheme Circular (?Remaining Conditions Precedent?), have not yet been fulfilled. Accordingly, the indicative timing of the implementation of the Proposed Transaction will be delayed to accommodate the fulfilment of the Remaining Conditions Precedent.



A finalisation announcement will be released on SENS and published in the South African press notifying Shareholders once the Remaining Conditions Precedent have been met as well as providing Shareholders with the updated salient dates and times for the implementation of the Proposed Transaction.
06-Oct-2017
(Official Notice)
Long4Life shareholders are advised, in accordance with paragraph 3.59 of the JSE Listings Requirements, that Mr. Kevin Hedderwick, the Company?s Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director, has tendered his resignation, with effect from today, in order to pursue personal interests.

03-Oct-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders of Holdsport and Long4Life (collectively, the ?Shareholders?) are advised that, at the Scheme Meeting held on Tuesday, 3 October 2017 (?the Scheme Meeting?), the special and ordinary resolutions set out in the Notice of the Scheme Meeting (which was dispatched to Holdsport Shareholders together with the Scheme Circular on Thursday, 31 August 2017), were passed on a poll by the requisite majorities (being those set out in the Notice of the Scheme Meeting in respect of each resolution).



Conditions Precedent and remaining salient dates and times

Shareholders will be advised once all the Conditions Precedent as set out in the Scheme Circular have been fulfilled.



A finalisation announcement will be made in due course based on the indicative dates and times as detailed in the Scheme Circular.
31-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
30-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company has entered into discussions relating to a further potential acquisition, unrelated to the proposed acquisition of Holdsport Ltd., which if successfully concluded, may have an effect on Long4Life?s share price.



Shareholders are accordingly advised to exercise caution when dealing in the company?s securities until a further announcement in this regard is made.
29-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
Long4Life shareholders (?Shareholders?) are referred to the announcement released on the Stock Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited (?JSE?) on Tuesday, 25 July 2017, relating to the firm intention by Long4Life to acquire the entire issued share capital of Holdsport Limited (?Holdsport?), and the notice of submission of proposed special and ordinary resolutions (?Resolutions?) to be adopted in terms of section 60 of the Companies Act, 71 of 2008, as amended (?Companies Act?) distributed to Shareholders on Tuesday, 25 July 2017.



Shareholders are hereby advised that, as at the date of this announcement, the Resolutions have been approved and adopted by Shareholders entitled to exercise sufficient voting rights for the Resolutions to have been adopted in terms of section 60(2) of the Companies Act. In accordance with section 60(4) of the Companies Act, Long4Life will deliver a statement to Shareholders recorded in the Company?s share register as at the record date for voting being, Friday, 14 July 2017.
28-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that all of the ordinary and special resolutions proposed at the Annual General Meeting (?AGM?) held 28 August 2017 were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders present in person or represented by proxy at the AGM.

23-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
Pursuant to the cautionary announcement released on the Stock Exchange News Service of the JSE Ltd. (?JSE?) on 5 July 2017 and the further cautionary announcement released on 5 August 2017 (collectively ?the Cautionary Announcements?), the board of directors of Long4Life (?the Board?) is pleased to announce that it has concluded a Share Purchase Agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of Inhle Beverages (Pty) Ltd. (?Inhle?) (?the Acquisition?).



Purchase consideration and conditions precedent

The maximum purchase consideration is R360 million, based on a 6x multiple of forecast EBITDA for Inhle?s financial year to 28 February 2018 of R60 million, which EBITDA remains to be confirmed during the due diligence exercise referred to hereunder. Based on management accounts as at 31 July 2017, Inhle?s tangible net asset value amounts to R53.8 million.



The Acquisition, which is effective 1 July 2017, is subject to certain conditions precedent, all of which are expected to be fulfilled by 31 October 2017, including:

- certain regulatory approvals (including, but not limited to, the Competition Authorities); and

- completion of a due diligence investigation to the satisfaction of Long4Life.



The purchase consideration will be settled through a combination of cash and Long4Life shares, the latter to be issued based on the volume weighted average price (VWAP) of L4L Shares traded during the 5 (five) trading day period immediately preceding the closing date, this following fulfilment (or waiver, as the case may be) of the last of the conditions precedent. The Share Purchase Agreement contains warranties and indemnities that are standard for a transaction of this nature.



Cautionary

Shareholders are advised that the Cautionary Announcements (which pertained to the Acquisition) are hereby withdrawn. Shareholders are however referred to the Firm Intention Offer by Long4Life announced on 25 July 2017 pertaining to the proposed acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Holdsport Limited, and are accordingly advised to continue to exercise caution when dealing in the Company?s securities until a further announcement in this regard is made.
15-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
Further to the cautionary announcement dated Monday, 5 July 2017, shareholders are advised that the company remains in discussions relating to a potential acquisition, unrelated to the proposed acquisition of Holdsport Ltd., which if successfully concluded, may have an effect on Long4Life?s share price.



Shareholders are accordingly advised to continue to exercise caution when dealing in the company?s securities until a further announcement in this regard is made.
27-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
The Annual General Meeting of Long4Life shareholders will be held at the Company?s offices on the 7th Floor, Rosebank Towers, 13?15 Biermann Avenue, Rosebank, Johannesburg on Monday, 28 August 2017 at 09:00 to transact the business as stated in the Notice of Annual General Meeting which has been distributed to shareholders and is available on the Company?s website at www.long4life.co.za. The record date for shareholders to participate in and vote at the Annual General Meeting is Friday, 18 August 2017. Accordingly, the last day to trade to participate in and vote at the Annual General Meeting is Tuesday, 15 August 2017.
25-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
Investment holding company, Long4Life, has announced its intention to acquire 100% of the issued ordinary share capital of Holdsport.



Holdsport is a leading South African cash retailer selling sport, leisure and recreational merchandise through a national store network of large format stores, which trade as Sportsmans Warehouse and Outdoor Warehouse.



The offer will be implemented by way of a scheme of arrangement, and Holdsport shareholders can either:

* Receive 12.10 ordinary shares in Long4Life for each Holdsport share held; or

* Receive 11.20 Long4Life Shares and R5.00 in cash for each Holdsport share, which is subject to a maximum aggregate cash consideration of R204 million. The total cash to be paid will not exceed this amount, and will be funded by Long4Life using its existing cash resources.



The offer represents a compelling proposition and is attractive for Holdsport shareholders to realise value for their current shareholding, as well as the opportunity to participate in the growth opportunity in Long4Life.



In the event that all the conditions precedent to the transaction are met, Holdsport?s JSE listing will be terminated and it will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Long4Life.



The scheme of arrangement is subject to the normal conditions precedent for a transaction of this nature, including the necessary regulatory approvals and/or consents from the JSE, Takeover Regulation Panel, and the South African Competition Authorities, as well as Holdsport and Long4Life shareholder resolution approvals.



The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017.
25-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
Long4Life shareholders (?Shareholders?) are referred to the announcement dated 25 July 2017 relating to the firm intention by Long4Life to acquire the entire issued share capital of Holdsport Ltd. (?Holdsport?) (?the Proposed Transaction?).



In order for Long4Life to implement the Proposed Transaction, Shareholders are advised that the board of directors of the company (?Board?) has resolved to submit to Shareholders for their consideration and approval, certain resolutions by written consent in terms of section 60 of the Act.



The resolutions (?Resolutions?) being proposed by the Board are required, inter alia, to authorise the Board to allot and issue a maximum of 500 million ordinary no par value shares (?Consideration Shares?) to the shareholders of Holdsport pursuant to the implementation of the Proposed Transaction. The Consideration Shares represent more than 30% of the voting powers of the current issued shares of the company prior to the Proposed Transaction. In addition, certain of the Consideration Shares of the company will be issued to persons related or inter-related to the company.



In terms of section 60(1) of the Act, a resolution that could be voted on at a shareholders? meeting may instead be submitted for consideration to the shareholders entitled to exercise voting rights in relation to the resolution, and be voted on in writing by shareholders entitled to exercise voting rights in relation to the resolution, within 20 (twenty) business days after the resolution was submitted to them.



Section 60(2) of the Act provides that a resolution contemplated in section 60(1) of the Act will have been adopted if it is supported by persons entitled to exercise sufficient voting rights for it to have been adopted as an ordinary or a special resolution, as the case may be, at a properly constituted shareholders? meeting, and if adopted, such resolution will have the same effect as if it had been approved by voting at a shareholders? meeting.



A notice, together with the Resolutions and a form of written consent, was distributed to Shareholders on Tuesday, 25 July 2017. The deadline for the approval of the Resolutions is Wednesday, 30 August 2017. A copy of the notice, Resolutions and form of written consent is available on Long4Life?s website www.long4life.co.za.



The record date for determining which Shareholders are entitled to vote on the Resolutions was Friday, 14 July 2017.
25-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
14-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
05-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the Company has entered into discussions relating to a potential acquisition, which if successfully concluded, may have a material effect on Long4Life?s share price. Such discussions are unrelated to the Company?s non-binding expression of interest to the board of directors of Holdsport Limited (?Holdsport?) in terms of the potential acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Holdsport as detailed in the joint cautionary announcement dated 3 July 2017. Shareholders are accordingly advised to exercise caution when dealing in the company?s securities until a further announcement in this regard is made.

03-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
Long4Life has submitted a non-binding expression of interest to the board of directors of Holdsport in relation to a proposed transaction which envisages Long4Life acquiring the entire issued share capital of Holdsport in a share for share exchange at a ratio of 10.44 Long4Life shares for every 1 Holdsport ordinary share (the ?Proposed Transaction?).



If successfully concluded, the Proposed Transaction may have a material impact on both the Long4Life and Holdsport (the ?Companies?) share prices and shareholders of the Companies are accordingly advised to exercise caution when dealing in the Companies? securities until a further announcement in this regard is made.

26-May-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company?s audited consolidated financial statements for the period ended 31 March 2017 have been published on its website, www.long4life.co.za. The consolidated financial statements include the financial results for the nine-month period to 31 March 2017.



In line with a dispensation granted by the JSE Ltd, Long4Life will not be publishing an abridged report reflecting its financial results. An electronic version of the financial statements is available on the company?s website, www.long4life.co.za.



The financial statements and notice of annual general meeting will be distributed to shareholders in due course.

22-May-2017
(Official Notice)
The board of directors of Long4Life (?the Board?) hereby advises that Mr Kevin Hedderwick has been appointed as the chief operating officer (?COO?) and an executive director of the company, effective 22 May 2017.





06-Apr-2017
(X)
Long4Life is an investment holding company that will seek to generate superior returns to its shareholders over the medium to long term. The company plans to invest primarily in businesses with attractive growth prospects, led by strong, entrepreneurial-minded management teams. The board, who collectively have a wealth of operational and deal-making experience across various industries, will be responsible for capital allocation and will play an active role in identifying and approving attractive investment opportunities. Long4Life aims to operate a decentralised management structure, providing financial, strategic and management support to its investee companies. The company?s intention is to take a long-term view on investments, while retaining the flexibility to dispose of investments which no longer meet the investment criteria and the agility to take advantage of opportunities as they arise.


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