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16-Oct-2017
(Official Notice)
Ms Lizette Lynch has resigned as CEO of the Company and as a director of the Company and its subsidiaries with immediate effect to pursue her own interests.



Mr Richard Buttle, currently acting group CFO since May 2017, has been appointed CEO of the Group with immediate effect.



The process to appoint a new permanent CFO has already commenced. Until this appointment has been made, Mr Richard Buttle will retain the role of acting group CFO whilst a suitable replacement is identified.



Mr Craig Taylor, the founder and former CEO, of Bragan Chemicals before its acquisition by Rolfes in 2015, has been appointed Chairman of Bragan and will also provide consulting services to Bragan. The, renamed, Bragan Food Ingredients operations now constitute the Rolfes Food Division and is the largest division in the group.



02-Oct-2017
(C)
Revenue for the group rose to R1.5 billion (R1.4 billion) whilst gross profit lowered to R296.0 million (R298.2 million). Net operating profit decreased to R74.8 million (R113.8 million). Profit for the year attributable to equity holders took a knock to R22.5 million (R55.6 million). In addition, headline earnings per share from continuing operations grew to 41.01 cents per share (40.69 cents per share).



Dividend

In accordance with Board policy to review dividend payments to shareholders at the end of each reporting period, notice is hereby given that the Board declared a final gross cash dividend of 4 cents per ordinary share for year ended 30 June 2017.
20-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that during the finalisation of results for the year to 30 June 2017, accounting errors and understatements of impairments relating to prior periods have been identified by the new auditors and the acting CFO that are considered material. Accordingly the results for the year ended 30 June 2016 and the interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2016 will be restated.



The understatements of impairments and accounting errors primarily relate to the Botswana water business and the previously manufactured lead chrome pigment product ranges disposed of since plant closure and during the interim period at a negative margin. In addition the Group?s Silica mining operations were discontinued in the current reporting period as a result of the useful life of mine and the economic environment and accordingly the current year results will be stated to show continuing and discontinued operations separately.



The directors believe that normalised headline earnings per share from continuing operations of between 47.8c and 56.3c is a meaningful measure for evaluating the group?s operational performance.

Normalised earnings are defined as earnings from continuing operations excluding non-recurring items and once off adjustments.



Dividends

A final gross cash dividend of 4c per share will be considered by the Board making a total of 8c per share for the 2017 financial year (2016: 6c per share).



Release of results

The results for the 2017 financial year and the restated results for the 2016 financial year are expected to be published by the end of September 2017.
12-May-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Johan Ferreira, has resigned as Group Financial Director with immediate effect.



Richard Buttle has been appointed as acting Group Financial Officer (?CFO?) with immediate effect, until further notice.
10-Apr-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were advised that, at the general meeting of shareholders of the Company held on 10 April 2017 at The Oval West, Wanderers Office Park, 52 Corlett Drive, Illovo, all the proposed ordinary and special resolutions, as set out in the notice of the general meeting contained in the circular, which was posted to shareholders on 9 March 2017, were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders present and voting, in person or by proxy.
09-Mar-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that a circular was distributed on 9 March 2017, containing details of the adoption of a Conditional Share Plan, and which includes a notice of the general meeting of Rolfes shareholders, that will be held on Monday, 10 April 2017 at 09:00, at the Company?s registered office, at First Floor, The Oval West, Wanderers Office Park, 52 Corlett Drive, Illovo 2196.
02-Mar-2017
(Official Notice)
In accordance with paragraph 3.59 of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Ltd., shareholders are advised that Erhard van der Merwe resigned as non-executive director of the Company with effect from 1 April 2017. Erhard made an outstanding contribution to the Company and the Board. Furthermore, the Board is pleased to advise shareholders that Christopher Stefan Seabrooke (64) (B.Com, B.Acc, MBA, FCMA) has been appointed as non-executive director of the company with effect from 01 April 2017.
24-Feb-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the unaudited condensed consolidated interim results for the period ended 31 December 2016, which was released on SENS on 20 February 2017, and are advised that the local dividend tax rate was increased to 20% with an effective date of 22 February 2017. The cash dividend declaration data has therefore been updated accordingly, as indicated below.



Cash dividend declaration and finalisation data

In accordance with board policy to review dividend payments to shareholders at the end of each reporting period, notice is hereby given that the Board declared a final gross cash dividend of 4 cents per ordinary share for the 6 months ended 31 December 2016 ("interim dividend"). The interim dividend will be payable to shareholders recorded in the register of the Company at the close of business on the record date appearing below.



The number of ordinary shares in issue at the date of this declaration is 161 942 800.



The salient dates applicable to the interim dividend are as follows:

Declaration date: Monday, 20 February 2017

Last date to trade cum dividend: Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Shares commence trading ex-dividend: Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Record date: Friday, 31 March 2017

Payment Date: Monday, 3 April 2017



Where applicable, payment in respect of certificated shareholders will be transferred electronically to shareholders? bank accounts on the payment date. In the absence of specific mandates, payment cheques will be posted to certificated shareholders at their risk on the payment date. Shareholders who have dematerialised their shares will have their accounts at their Central Securities Depository Participant or broker credited on the payment date.



No share certificates may be dematerialised between Wednesday, 29 March 2017 and Friday, 31 March 2017 both days inclusive.
20-Feb-2017
(C)
Revenue for the interim period jumped to R823.4 million (2015: R625.7 million), gross profit increased to R186.7 million (2015: R146.1 million), operating profit climbed to R97.4 million (2015: R60.1 million), while profit for the period attributable to equity holders of the parent was higher at R61 million (2015: R38.1 million). Furthermore, headline earnings per share grew to 37.85 cents per share (2015: 28.35 cents per share).



Dividend

The Board declared a final gross cash dividend of 4 cents per ordinary share for the six months ended 31 December 2016.



Prospects

Notwithstanding a challenging economic environment, the Group is performing in line with expectations and further growth in earnings is expected in the period ahead.
16-Jan-2017
(Official Notice)
Further to the operational update and trading statement published on SENS on 12 December 2016 and in compliance with section 3.4(b) of the JSE Listings Requirements, the following trading statement is provided to the market regarding the anticipated headline earnings per share ("HEPS") and earnings per share ("EPS") for the six months ended 31 December 2016.



The table below illustrates the ranges anticipated against the comparative period:



6 Months ended 31 December 2016 - 6 Months ended 31 December 2015 - % increase

* Earnings per Share ("EPS") in cents: 37.1 ? 38.5 cents - 28.3 cents - 31%-36%

* Headline Earnings per Share ("HEPS"): 37.2 ? 38.6 cents - 28.4 cents - 31%-36%

* Weighted average shares in issue(?000): 161?301 shares - 134?634 shares



The company intends to publish its interim financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2016 on SENS by close of business on 20 February 2017.
12-Dec-2016
(Official Notice)
Rolfes? focus during the past five months was on increasing markets share, working capital management, improving operating profit margin performance and increasing return on capital invested. The board is pleased to provide the following operational update to the market regarding current operational performance.



Agriculture

The division supplies foliar feed, organic and adjuvant products into mostly high-value permanent and semi-permanent crops situated around irrigation areas therefore providing a natural barrier against drought conditions. Drought conditions improved towards the latter part of November 2016 resulting solid growth on operating profit level on the comparative July to November period.



Food

The division distributes food ingredients into various industries. Operating profit growth has been driven by national market share gains in Gauteng and in coastal regions established during the previous financial year, rising food prices and increased staple demand.



Industrial

The division supplies traded products into the industrial, manufacturing, agriculture and water industries. Local market share growth, good cost control and effective management of resources contributed to the pleasing growth in operating profit of the business.



Water

The water division provides specialized water purification products and solutions into the water filtration industrial and mining industries. New management on board and divisional restructuring initiatives contributed to an improved operating profit performance.



Trading update

With three (3) weeks of trading remaining for the six months to 31 December 2016, current estimates indicate that headline earnings per share ("HEPS") and earnings per share ("EPS") will be in excess of 25% higher (Expected HEPS and EPS in excess of 35.4 cents and 35.4 cents respectively) compared to the six months to 31 December 2015(HEPS and EPS of 28.4 cents and 28.3 cents respectively). Once the Company has further certainty on expected HEPS and EPS, a further trading statement will be released on SENS.



The company intends to publish its interim financial results for the period ending 31 December 2016 on SENS by close of business on 20 February 2017.
25-Nov-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were advised that, at the annual general meeting of shareholders of the Company held on 25 November 2016 at First Floor, The Oval West, Wanderers Office Park, 52 Corlett Drive, Illovo, all the proposed ordinary and special resolutions, as set out in the notice of annual general meeting contained in the Integrated Report for the financial year ended 30 June 2016, which was posted to shareholders on 30 September 2016, were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders present and voting, in person or by proxy.
27-Oct-2016
(Official Notice)
The board provided the following voluntary operational update to the market for the three months ended 30 September 2016.



Agriculture

The division supplies foliar feed, organic and adjuvant products into high-value permanent and semi-permanent crops providing a natural barrier against drought conditions. The division experienced satisfactory growth for the three months to 30 September 2016. Operating profit performance for the period 1 July 2016 to 30 September 2016 increased by 19.2 % to R9.3 million (1 July 2015 to 30 September 2015: R7.8 million). The main performance drivers include an above average off season performance in the Western Cape and the full potential of operational restructuring initiatives, undertaken during the last quarter of the financial year to 30 June 2016, starting to come to fruition.



Food

The division distributes food ingredients into various industries. The current performance reflects similar growth patterns to pre-acquisition performance. The business was acquired effective 1 October 2015. Operating profit performance for the period 1 July 2016 to 30 September 2016 amounted to R23 million. Operating profit for the 3 months from 1 July 2015 to 30 September 2015 amounted to R13.9 million. The growth drivers? include the larger national footprint due to the takeoff in coastal regions established during the last financial year, rising food prices and increased staple demand. Industrial



The division supplies traded products into the manufacturing, agriculture and water industries. Operating profit performance for the period 1 July 2016 to 30 September 2016 increased by 15.2% to R 12.1 million (1 July 2015 to 30 September 2015: R 10.5 million). Increased product volume demand, export growth, good cost control and effective treasury management contributed to the pleasing performance of the business unit.



Water

The water division provides specialized water purification products and solutions into the water filtration industrial and mining industries. Certain operational restructuring initiatives undertaken since 1 July 2016 resulted in a substantial improvement in financial performance and profitability. Operating profit performance for the period 1 July 2016 to 30 September 2016 increased by 84.2 % to R3.5 million (1 July 2015 to 30 September 2015: R1.9 million).
30-Sep-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that the abridged report incorporating the audited summarised annual financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2016 and notice of annual general meeting, were distributed to shareholders of Rolfes today, 30 September 2016. The abridged report contains no modifications to the Preliminary Reviewed Condensed Consolidated Results published on SENS on 19 September 2016.



The full integrated report incorporating the audited annual financial statements for the year ended 30 June 2016 and the notice of annual general meeting to shareholders are available on the company website, hosted at www.rolfesza.com.



Notice is hereby given to the shareholders of Rolfes as at Friday, 23 September 2016, being the record date to receive notice of the annual general meeting in terms of section 59(1)(a)of the Companies Act, that the annual general meeting of Rolfes? shareholders will be held at 09h00 on Friday, 25 November 2016 at First Floor, The Oval West, Wanderers Office Park, Illovo, 2196 to transact the business as stated in the notice of the annual general meeting forming part of the Integrated Report posted to shareholders, which meeting is to be participated in and voted at by shareholders registered as such on Friday, 18 November 2016.
19-Sep-2016
(C)
Revenue for the year ended 30 June 2016 jumped to R1.364 billion (2015: R1.132 billion). Gross profit increased to R308.1 million (2015: R251.3 million), operating profit surged to R137.1 million (2015: R79.5 million), profit for the year attributable to equity holders of the parent shot up to R78.5 million (2015: R39.4 million), while headline earnings per share grew to 53.2 cents per share (2015: 38.2 cents per share).



Dividend

In accordance with Board policy to review dividend payments to shareholders at the end of each reporting period, notice is hereby given that the Board declared a final gross cash dividend of 6 cents per ordinary share for the 12 months' ended 30 June 2016.



Prospects

Consumer confidence levels remained low and consumer spending was adversely impacted by higher interest rates and food prices. Demand for industrial and other chemical products remained low. The extended severe drought experienced across the sub-continent, impacted certain staple and other essential agricultural crops in selected markets.



Notwithstanding, the group is performing in line with expectations and further growth in earnings is expected in the year ahead.
22-Aug-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the ?Operational Update and Trading Statement? published on SENS on 30 May 2016 wherein the company advised that it expected both EPS and HEPS for the year ending 30 June 2016 to be in excess of 25% higher than the year ended 30 June 2015. The table below illustrates in further detail the expected EPS and HEPS ranges anticipated against the comparative period:

Year ended 30 June 2016; Year ended 30 June 2015; % increase

*EPS: 50.4 ? 54.0 cents; 36.5 cents; 38%-48%

*HEPS: 51.6 ? 55.4 cents; 38.2 cents; 35%-45%



Normalised Headline Earnings per Share ("NHEPS") - 54.2 ? 58.1 cents; 38.2 cents; 42%-52%



13-Jun-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised of the following changes to the Board of Rolfes. Mr Bulelani T Ngcuka has decided to step down as non-executive director and chairman of the Board with effect from 1 July 2016. Mr Mike S Teke, current non-executive director of Rolfes, will be appointed as chairman of the Board, also with effect from 1 July 2016.
30-May-2016
(Official Notice)
22-Feb-2016
(C)
Revenue for the interim period grew to R625.7 million (2014: R589.3 million). Gross profit jumped to R146.1 million (2014: R136.6 million), and profit attributable to owners of parent increased to R38.1 million (2014: R24.9 million). Furthermore, headline earnings per share strengthened to 28.35cps (2014: 23.10cps).



Dividend

On due consideration, the board has decided that no interim dividend be declared. The group wishes to preserve its cash resources given recent acquisition activity and to ensure that it invests into growth areas of the business. This decision will be reviewed following the financial reporting period ending 30 June 2016.



Prospects

Challenging global economic conditions during the reporting period triggered by political instability in the Middle East and uneven economic performance data from both the US and China, resulted in a marked economic slowdown in emerging markets and significant commodity price reductions. Demanding credit conditions, currency depreciations and capital outflows from emerging economies further exacerbated the lower global growth. The impact on local and Southern African economies was further influenced by the extended severe drought experienced across the sub-continent, impacting staple and other essential agricultural crops. Consumer demand reduced due to higher food prices and increased interest rates have resulted in further economic uncertainty.



The Group benefits from its diversified product range, industry spread and geographical positioning during challenging economic intervals. The effect of the weakening rand on the Group was somewhat counteracted by the reduction in oil prices. Exports benefited from the volatile currency patterns with the net effect being a mixed bag of operational results but an overall satisfactory Group performance. The Group?s auditors have not reviewed or reported on statements made throughout this announcement concerning the Group?s expected future performance.
28-Jan-2016
(Official Notice)
The following trading statement is provided to the market regarding the anticipated headline earnings per share ("HEPS") and earnings per share ("EPS") for the six months to 31 December 2015.



The table below illustrates the ranges anticipated against the comparative period:

Six Months ended 31 December 2015 - six Months ended 31 December 2014 - % increase

* Earnings per Share ("EPS"): 27.6 ? 28.8 cents - 23.0 cents - 20%-25%

* Headline Earnings per Share ("HEPS"): 27.7 ? 28.8 cents - 23.1 cents - 20%-25%

* Normalised Headline Earnings per Share ("NHEPS"): 30.5 ? 31.7 cents - 23.1 cents - 32%-37%



NHEPS comprises headline earnings per share adjusted for transaction costs of R4 million incurred in respect of the Bragan Chemicals acquisition.



Group performance during the reporting period is characterised by the positive performance and successful integration of the Bragan Chemicals acquisition and a pleasing performance from Rolfes Chemicals. The Agri division performed well considering drought conditions experienced during the past six months. The Group is looking forward to presenting its interim results. The Company expects to publish its unaudited interim financial results for six months to 31 December 2015 on SENS by close of business on 22 February 2016.
30-Nov-2015
(Official Notice)
As a result of recent changes in the shareholder structure of the company and in accordance with paragraph 3.59 of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, shareholders are advised of the following changes to the board with immediate effect:

Erhard van Der Merwe, currently Executive Director: Corporate Finance and Special Projects will fulfil his role going forward as a non-executive non-independent director under the terms of a consultancy agreement with the Company. Mr Jarred Winer has been appointed as a non-executive director to the Board.



Mr Siegfried Sergel has resigned as Financial Director and Mr Johan Ferreira has been appointed as interim full-time Financial Director, with immediate effect. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a Master?s in Business Administration.



Subsequent to the aforementioned changes, the Board is comprised of the following:

*Executive Directors: Ms Lizette Lynch (Chief Executive Officer), Mr Johan Ferreira (Interim FD).

*Non-executive Directors: Mr Bulelani Ngcuka (Chairman), Mr Mike Teke, Mr Erhard van der Merwe and Mr Jarred Winer.

*Independent Non-executives Directors: Ms Seapei Mafoyane, Mr Dinga Mncube, Dr Andile Dyasi, and Ms Mathukana Mokoka.



06-Nov-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that, at the annual general meeting of shareholders of the Company held today, 6 November 2015 at the Company?s business office at 404 Roan Crescent, Corporate Business Park North, Midrand, Gauteng, all the proposed ordinary and special resolutions, as set out in the notice of annual general meeting contained in the Integrated Report for the financial year ended 30 June 2015, which was posted to shareholders on 30 September 2015, were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders present and voting, in person or by proxy.



Changes to the board

Shareholders are hereby advised that KT Nondumo has resigned from the board of Rolfes with effect from 09 November 2015. The board of Rolfes would like to thank Karabo for the valuable contribution that she has made to the Rolfes group.



Shareholders are further advised that MG Mokoka has been appointed, with effect from 09 November 2015, to the board as an independent non-executive director and will assume the role of chairperson of the audit and risk committee.
08-Oct-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement published on SENS on 4 June 2015 regarding, inter alia, the acquisition of the remaining minority shareholders? 30% interest in AgChem (?The AgChem Transaction?) and the announcement published on SENS on 15 July 2015 and the circular to shareholders issued by the Company on 30 July 2015, regarding the acquisition by Rolfes of 100% of the equity in Bragan Chemicals and a capital raising by way of a specific issue of shares for cash (?The Bragan Transaction?). Shareholders are hereby notified that all of the conditions precedent to both the AgChem Transaction and the Bragan Transaction have been fulfilled and that both transactions have accordingly become unconditional.
30-Sep-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that the Integrated Report for the financial year ended 30 June 2015, incorporating the notice of annual general meeting, were distributed to shareholders of Rolfes today, 30 September 2015. The Integrated Report contains no modifications to the Preliminary Reviewed Condensed Consolidated Results published on SENS on 21 September 2015.



Notice is hereby given to the shareholders of Rolfes as at Friday, 25 September 2015, being the record date to receive notice of the annual general meeting in terms of section 59(1)(a)of the Companies Act, that the annual general meeting of Rolfes? shareholders will be held at 09h00 on Friday, 6 November 2015 at Corporate Business Park North, 404 Roan Crescent, Midrand to transact the business as stated in the notice of the annual general meeting forming part of the Integrated Report posted to shareholders, which meeting is to be participated in and voted at by shareholders registered as such on Friday, 30 October 2015.



The Integrated Report and the Notice to shareholders can be found on the company website: www.rolfesza.com
21-Sep-2015
(C)
18-Sep-2015
(Official Notice)
The company is in the process of finalising its results for the year ended 30 June 2015 and is reasonably certain that it will report EPS of 36.5 cents per share, an increase of 35.2% in comparison to EPS of 27.0 cents per share reported in respect of the year ended 30 June 2014. The company is reasonably certain that it will report HEPS of 38.2 cents per share, an increase of 5.5% in comparison to HEPS of 36.2 cents per share reported in respect of the year ended 30 June 2014.



Shareholders are advised that the results for the year ended 30 June 2015 will include a restatement of comparative figures in respect of the year ended 30 June 2014. This will result in restated HEPS of 29.3 cents per share. EPS will remain unchanged. The restatement is as a result of the reporting period ended 30 June 2014 where the group accounted for discontinued operations resulting from the closure of its Resins business.



Following a review of the Annual Report by the JSE through its Pro-Active Monitoring process and advice the JSE received from the FRIP and shared with the company, the company decided to restate the transaction and include the discontinued Resins business as part of continued operations and headline earnings. In addition, the loss incurred by the group on the accounting of its loss on associate is now added back in calculating headline earnings. The effect on headline earnings is reflected below:



Reconciliation of Headline Earnings

Restated 2014 and Reported 2014

Earnings per share

*Basic -- 27; 27

*Headline -- 29.3; 36.2



The company?s reviewed financial results for the year ended 30 June 2015 are expected to be published on SENS on 21 September 2015.
31-Aug-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the posting announcement dated 30 July 2015 and are hereby advised that, at the general meeting of shareholders of the company held today, 31 August 2015 at the Company?s business office at 404 Roan Crescent, Corporate Business Park North, Midrand, Gauteng, all the proposed ordinary and special resolutions, as set out in the notice of general meeting contained in the circular which was posted to shareholders on 30 July 2015, were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders present and voting, in person or by proxy.



The relevant special resolutions will be lodged with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission in due course.
30-Jul-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement published on SENS on 15 July 2015, in which shareholders were advised that Rolfes entered into an agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital in, and all the shareholders? loans against, Bragan Chemicals (?the Acquisition?) for a total purchase consideration of R213.1 million.



In addition, shareholders were advised that Rolfes will issue:

*45 million new Rolfes shares to a 100% held subsidiary of existing Rolfes shareholder, Masimong Group Holdings Proprietary Limited, which is an associate of non-executive director Michael S Teke; and

*3.333 million new Rolfes shares to Eziko Investments (Proprietary) Limited , an associate of non- executive director Dinga Mncube. at an issue price of R3 per share, thereby raising R145 million (?the Share Placement?).



Shareholders are advised that a circular regarding the Acquisition and the Share Placement was posted to shareholders today, 30 July 2015. The circular will also be made available on the company?s website hosted at www.rolfesza.net, as well as at the company?s business office at 404 Roan Crescent, Corporate Park North, Midrand, Gauteng.



Notice of general meeting

Incorporated in the circular is a notice in respect of a general meeting of Rolfes shareholders which will take place at 404 Roan Crescent, Corporate Park North, Midrand, Gauteng on Monday, 31 August 2015 at 10h00. The record date to determine which shareholders will be entitled to vote at the General Meeting will be Friday, 21 August 2015.
15-Jul-2015
(Official Notice)
04-Jun-2015
(Official Notice)
07-May-2015
(Official Notice)
The Rolfes? strategy is built on the global need for food, water, industrial products and infrastructure in developing countries and markets.



The group is positioning itself to provide specialised chemicals and related products and solutions, to support these needs as a significant listed player, primarily in Africa but also in other specific strategically targeted geographical areas, such as Eastern Europe regarding agricultural products.



The group will achieve this by building a substantial industrial group, targeting four key sectors, being; water, agriculture, food and industrial. Rolfes continues to pursue strategic value enhancing acquisitions and organic growth by adding to our product basket. Where necessary the group will align with multinational players to gain access to new technology, products and markets.



Cautionary

In line with Rolfes' strategy, shareholders are advised that the company has entered into certain negotiations, which if successfully concluded may have a material effect on the price of the company`s securities.



These negotiations include transactions in respect of:

* The acquisition of the remaining 30% shareholding in Agchem from the minority shareholders

* Further expansion into specialty chemicals

* The disposal of non-core assets



These transactions are at various stages of completion and full announcements will be made as soon as definitive transaction and related funding agreements are entered into.



Accordingly, shareholders are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the company`s securities until a further announcement is made.
23-Mar-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the cautionary announcement released on SENS on 12 December 2014 and the subsequent renewals thereof published on SENS on 28 January 2015 and 11 March 2015 respectively, and are advised that the negotiations referred to therein have been terminated. Accordingly the cautionary announcement is hereby withdrawn and caution is no longer required to be exercised when dealing in the Company's securities.



The transaction referred to above related to the agricultural division. The Company will continue to search for a multinational partner for its agricultural business to obtain access to additional research and development properties and new distribution markets for its products, in an increasingly more competitive and technology driven market.



The Company also continues to evaluate potential acquisitions in the water and other speciality chemicals fields.
11-Mar-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcements released on SENS on 12 December 2014 and 28 January 2015 and are advised that the negotiations referred to therein remain ongoing and if successfully concluded may have a material effect on the price of the Company's securities.



Accordingly, shareholders are advised to continue to exercise caution when dealing in the Company's securities until a further announcement is made.
23-Feb-2015
(C)
09-Feb-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that during the period under review, the company is reasonably certain that its consolidated results for the six months to 31 December 2014, in comparison to the results for the six months ended 31 December 2013, will reflect an increase in HEPS of between 12% and 17%, i.e. HEPS of between 22.3 and 23.3 cents per share (December 2013: 19.9 cents per share) and an increase in EPS of between 30% and 35%, i.e. EPS of between 22.2 and 23.1 cents per share (December 2013: 17.1 cents per share).



The company expects to publish its unaudited interim financial results for six months to 31 December 2014 on SENS by close of business on 23 February 2015.
28-Jan-2015
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on SENS on 12 December 2014 and are advised that the negotiations are ongoing and if successfully concluded may have a material effect on the price of the Company`s securities.



Accordingly, shareholders are advised to continue to exercise caution when dealing in the Company`s securities until a further announcement is made.
12-Dec-2014
(Official Notice)
Cautionary Announcement



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 further announcement is made.

03-Nov-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were advised that, at the annual general meeting of shareholders of the Company held on 31 October 2014 at Rolfes Group, Corporate Business Park North, 404 Roan Crescent, Midrand, all the proposed ordinary and special resolutions, as set out in the notice of annual general meeting contained in the Integrated Report which was posted to shareholders on 30 September 2014, were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders present and voting, in person or by proxy.
13-Oct-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised of the following changes to the board of Rolfes.



Mr Arnold Fourie and Mr Takalani Tshivhase have decided to step down as non-executive directors of Rolfes as from today, 13 October 2014. This decision was motivated and encouraged by both the aforementioned directors as a result of the large number of directors on the company's board in relation to the size of its operations.



Mr Fourie and Mr Tshivhase will remain as shareholders in Rolfes and assure shareholders of their continued commitment to the company.
30-Sep-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that the Summarised Annual Financial Statements for the financial year ended 30 June 2014 were posted to Rolfes shareholders today, 30 September 2014, and contain no modifications to the Audited Summarised Preliminary Consolidated Results published on SENS on 18 September 2014.



Notice is hereby given to the shareholders of Rolfes as at Friday, 26 September 2014, being the record date to receive notice of the annual general meeting in terms of section 59(1)(a)of the Companies Act, that the annual general meeting of Rolfes? shareholders will be held at 09h00 on Friday, 31 October 2014 at Corporate Business Park North, 404 Roan Crescent, Midrand to transact the business as stated in the notice of the annual general meeting forming part of the Summarised Annual Financial Statements posted to shareholders, which meeting is to be participated in and voted at by shareholders registered as such on Friday, 24 October 2014.



The Integrated Report, Summarised Annual Financial Statements and the Notice to shareholders can be found on the company website: www.rolfesza.com

18-Sep-2014
(C)
Revenue increased to R1 billion (R801.7 million). Gross profit rose to R223.5 million (R167.3 million) and operating profit before interest fell to R64.9 million (R98.9 million). Net attributable profit was lower at R29.2 million (R52.4 million). In addition, headline earnings per share lowered to 36.2cps (39.2cps).



Dividend

A dividend of 5 cents per share was paid on 21 October 2013. After careful consideration, the Board has decided that the dividend policy be amended for the current year and that no dividend be declared. The Group wishes to preserve its cash resources to ensure that it invests into growth areas of the business. This decision will be reviewed at each reporting period.



Annual general meeting

Shareholders are advised that the annual report for the financial year ended 30 June 2014 will be mailed in due course. This report will contain the notice and related details of the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held at Corporate Business Park North, 404 Roan Crescent, Midrand, at 9h00 on Friday, 31 October 2014.



Forward looking

The fundamental approach for the forthcoming year will be the building of strategic alliances locally and internationally. The rest of Africa continues to be a key growth area for all divisions with the focus being on establishing new businesses according to our current business model of appointing key staff and leveraging on strategic relationships in African countries through various vehicles while carefully monitoring and mitigating the associated risks. A focus on improved product and service offerings through current and new alliances will unlock further growth potential.



Eastern Europe has performed well beyond expectation since inception this year and further market share growth is expected in Eastern and Western Europe. The newly established Nigerian operation has yielded exceptional results, and the new Tanzanian operation is now established.



Projects to leverage the purchasing power and procurement synergies within the Group have been undertaken. On an operational level, focus remains on optimising and improving working capital investment, the consolidation/reduction of overheads, as well as improving on the Group?s safety, health and environmental programmes and initiatives.



Statements made throughout this announcement concerning the future performance of the Group have not been reviewed or reported on by the Group's auditors.
03-Sep-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that during the year under review, the Company is reasonably certain that its consolidated results for the year ended 30 June 2014, in comparison to the results for the year ended 30 June 2013, will reflect a decrease in HEPS of between 5% and 10% (2013: 39.2 cents per share) due to actual trading performance being relatively flat in comparison to the previous financial year and a decrease in EPS of between 43% and 48% (2013: 50.3 cents per share) respectively. The decrease in EPS is mainly due to accounting for the discontinued operations of the resins business during the current year under review and the once-off profit on sale of the Jet Park property during the prior year ending 30 June 2013.



The Company's audited financial results for the year ended 30 June 2014 is expected to be published on SENS by close of business on 18 September 2014.
30-Jun-2014
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised of the following changes to the board of Rolfes, with immediate effect.

*Mr Dinga Mncube and Dr Moffat M Dyasi appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director

*Ms Lizette Lynch, an Executive Director - change in designation to Chief Operating Officer and appointed Company Secretary

*Mr Andre Hanekom appointed as an Executive Director - Chief Financial Officer

*Mr Lungisa Dyosi has resigned as director of Rolfes and Mr Johan Schlebusch has resigned as company secretary.
18-Mar-2014
(Official Notice)
25-Feb-2014
(C)
Revenue for the interim period shot up to R517.6 million (2012: R410.2 million). Gross profit jumped to R110.5 million (2012: R86.6 million), but profit attributable to owners of parent fell to R18.5 million (2012: R21.8 million). Furthermore, headline earnings per share lowered to 19.9cps (2012: 21.1cps).



Dividend

The Group paid a final dividend to shareholders of 5cps on 21 October 2013. To accommodate the Group's planned capital and footprint expansions, the Board decided to invest its current capital in these projects and will therefore not declare an interim dividend for the six months to 31 December 2013 and revert to an annual dividend payment policy. The Board will evaluate the merits of the final dividend during its September 2014 board meeting.



Forward looking

The Group continues to pursue the large projects mentioned above. To implement these projects in full, will require capital estimated to be in excess of R110 million (excluding the acquisition of Agchem Properties which will be funded by long term debt). These projects will be funded by way of a combination of long term debt and share capital. Shareholders will be advised of these future capital requirements as and when these projects are bedded down and come to fruition.



New and extended product development in all the divisions will continue to present growth prospects and we look forward to extending our market share in the USA, Africa and Western and Eastern Europe with current or new long-term partners. The Group currently has operational offices outside South Africa, in Botswana, Nigeria, Zambia and Romania. New operations in East Africa and the USA are being planned for 2014.



Also, as mentioned in our 2013 report to shareholders, management will focus in 2014 on an operational level to optimise and improve Rolfes' working capital investment, consolidate/reduce overheads, as well as improving on the Group's safety, health and environmental programmes and initiatives. Management also constantly review operations to identify restructuring opportunities ensuring the rightsizing of our cost base. Progress has been made but these financial and operational efforts are continuing.



Changes to the board

The Board announced that Mr Lungisa Dyosi has resigned as non-executive director.
01-Nov-2013
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that, at the annual general meeting of shareholders of the Company held today, 1 November 2013 at Rolfes Group, Corporate Business Park North, 404 Roan Crescent, Midrand, all the proposed ordinary and special resolutions, as set out in the notice of annual general meeting contained in the Integrated Report which was posted to shareholders on 30 September 2013, were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders present and voting, in person or by proxy.



The relevant special resolutions will be lodged with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission.
30-Sep-2013
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were hereby advised that the Summarised Annual Financial Statements for the financial year ended 30 June 2013 was posted to Rolfes shareholders today, 30 September 2013, and contains no modifications to the abridged audited consolidated results published on SENS on 16 September 2013.



Notice is hereby given to the shareholders of Rolfes as at Friday, 20 September 2013, being the record date to receive notice of the annual general meeting in terms of section 59(1)(a) of the Companies Act, that the annual general meeting of Rolfes? shareholders will be held at 09h00 on Friday, 1 November 2013 at Corporate Business Park North, 404 Roan Crescent, Midrand to transact the business as stated in the notice of the annual general meeting forming part of the Summarised Annual Financial Statements posted to shareholders, which meeting is to be participated in and voted at by shareholders registered as such on Friday, 25 October 2013. The Integrated Report, Summarised Annual Financial Statements and the Notice to shareholders can be found on the company website: www.rolfesza.com.
16-Sep-2013
(C)
Revenue increased to R801.7 million (R636.2 million). Gross profit rose to R167.3 million (R127.2 million) and operating profit before interest improved to R98.99 million (R68.5 million). Net attributable profit was higher at R52.4 million (R37.3 million). In addition, headline earnings per share grew to 39.2cps (36.1cps).



Dividend

A gross final ordinary dividend of 5cps has been declared.



Annual general meeting

Shareholders were advised that the annual report for the financial year ended 30 June 2013 will be mailed in due course. This report will contain the notice and related details of the annual general meeting of shareholders to be held at Corporate Business Park North, 404 Roan Crescent, Midrand, at 9h00 on Friday, 1 November 2013.



Outlook

The group will pursue new strategic acquisition opportunities in the chemicals sphere. However, management will focus in 2014 more on an operational level to optimise and improve working capital investment, consolidate/reduce overheads, and increase manufacturing, storage, mixing, blending and filling facilities as well as improving on the group's safety, health and environmental programmes and initiatives. Management will constantly review operations to identify restructuring opportunities ensuring the rightsizing of Rolfe's cost base. New and extended product development in all the divisions presents exciting growth prospects and we look forward to extending market share in the USA, Africa and Western and Eastern Europe with current or new long-term partners.
02-Sep-2013
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that the Company is reasonably certain that its consolidated results for the year ended 30 June 2013, in comparison to the results for the year ended 30 June 2012, will reflect increases in HEPS of between 6% and 11% (2012: 36.1 cents per share) and EPS of between 35% and 40% (2012: 36.2 cents per share) respectively.



The information in this trading statement has not been reviewed or reported on by the Company?s auditors. The Company?s audited financial results for the year ended 30 June 2013 is expected to be published on SENS by close of business on 17 September 2013.

08-Apr-2013
(Official Notice)
Mr Mike Teke has been appointed as a non-executive director to the Rolfes board, with immediate effect.
25-Mar-2013
(Official Notice)
25-Mar-2013
(Official Notice)
Rolfes shareholders are advised that the cautionary announcement is withdrawn.
25-Feb-2013
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the cautionary announcement published by the company on SENS on 11 January 2013 and are advised that the company negotiation mentioned therein are continuing and 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 further announcement is made.



25-Feb-2013
(C)
Revenue increased to R410.2 million (R302.8 million). Gross profit rose to R86.6 million (R52.9 million), while operating profit grew to R43.5 million (R31 million). Net attributable profit increased to R21.8 million (R17.6 million). In addition, headline earnings grew to 21.1cps (17.3cps).



Dividend

The group declared an interim dividend to shareholders of 5cps payable on 25 March 2013.



Prospects

The Group is actively pursuing new acquisition opportunities in the chemicals sphere, especially, water and specialty chemicals sectors. The Group will also continue to grow its turnover through more exports with regional African offices now in place in Lusaka and Lagos. An office in Nairobi is planned. Export activities into Europe and North America are also expected to increase. On an operational level activities include constant cost control, the current building of a new dispersion factory in Jet Park (thereby merging the two leased dispersion factories in Benrose and Cape Town into one) and the sale of excess land in Jet Park to fund future acquisitions. Further, we continue to upgrade and increase our manufacturing, storage, mixing, blending and filling facilities in Jet Park, Germiston and Pretoria, as well as improving on the Group?s safety, health and environmental programmes and initiatives.



New product development in the Agricultural and Colour Chemicals divisions present exciting growth prospects while an extended product offering in the Industrial Chemicals division will assist in delivering further growth in this division. Statements contained throughout this announcement regarding the prospects of the Group have not been reviewed or reported on by the Group?s external auditors.

28-Jan-2013
(Official Notice)
Rolfes provided the following trading statement to the market regarding the anticipated interim headline earnings per share ("HEPS") and earnings per share ("EPS") for the 6 months ended 31 December 2012.



Shareholders were advised that the company projects that its interim results for the 6 months ended 31 December 2012 will reflect HEPS and EPS that are between 20% and 25% higher than the comparative period last year.



The company's unaudited interim financial results for the six months ended 31 December 2012 are expected to be published on or about close of business on 22 February 2013.
11-Jan-2013
(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 further announcement is made.
02-Nov-2012
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were hereby advised that, at the annual general meeting of shareholders of the company held today, 2 November 2012 at the registered office of the company, all the proposed ordinary and special resolutions, as set out in the notice of annual general meeting contained in the Integrated Report which was posted to shareholders on 29 September 2012, were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders present and voting, in person or by proxy.



The relevant special resolutions will be lodged with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission.
28-Sep-2012
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that the Summarised Annual Financial Statements for the financial year ended 30 June 2012 was posted to Rolfes shareholders today, 28 September 2012, and contains no modifications to the abridged audited consolidated results published on the Securities Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited on 17 September 2012.



Notice is hereby given that the annual general meeting of Rolfes' shareholders will be held at 09h00 on Friday, 2 November 2012 at 12 Jetpark Road, Jetpark, Boksburg to transact the business as stated in the notice of the annual general meeting forming part of the Summarised Annual Financial Statements posted to shareholders. The Integrated Report, Summarised Annual Financial Statements including the Notice to Shareholders can be found on the company website: www.rolfesza.com
17-Sep-2012
(C)
Revenue for the year ended 30 June 2012 shot up to R636.2 million (2011: R460.7 million). Gross profit jumped to R127.2 million (2011: R87 million), while profit attributable to equity holders of the parent rose to R37.3 million (2011: R32.3 million). Furthermore, headline earnings per share grew to 36.1cps (2011: 31.2cps).



Dividend

The group paid an interim dividend to shareholders of 5cps on 19 March 2012 and will pay a final dividend of 5cps on 12 October 2012.



Outlook

The group will continue to actively pursue new acquisition opportunities in the chemicals sphere, especially in the mining, water and specialty chemicals sectors. Focus on an operational level in 2013 will be to optimise Rolfes' current manufacturing, merge their two dispersion factories into one, and increase their manufacturing, storage, mixing, blending and filling facilities as well as improving on the group's safety, health and environmental programmes and initiatives.



New product development in the Agricultural Chemicals division presents exciting growth prospects while an extended product offering in the Industrial Chemicals and Colour Chemicals divisions will assist in delivering further growth in these divisions. Investor relationship strategies continued to focus on improving share liquidity. Regular investor and stockbroker visits and creation of communication platforms will keep the investment community informed on corporate activity and developments within the group.
27-Aug-2012
(Official Notice)
Ms Seapei Mafoyane has been appointed as an independent non-executive director to the Rolfes board, a member of the audit and risk committee and as chairperson of the social and ethics committee, with immediate effect.
23-Aug-2012
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company is reasonably certain that its consolidated results for the year ended 30 June 2012 will reflect:

* An increase of between 35% and 40% in Turnover;

* An increase of between 34% and 39% in Operating Profit;

* Earnings ("EPS") and headline earnings per share ("HEPS") increasing by between 11% and 15%.
04-Jul-2012
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Ms Nomvula Mthombeni has resigned as an independent non executive director of Rolfes with immediate effect.
14-Jun-2012
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were advised that Rolfes, through its subsidiary Rolfes Colour Pigments International (Pty) Ltd., has entered into an agreement with Andrew James Reay ("the seller"), in terms of which Rolfes will acquire the 30% of the issued ordinary share capital in Amazon which it does not already own, together with any claims which the seller has against Amazon ("the remaining equity in Amazon")("the transaction").



Salient features of the transaction

The purchase consideration in respect of the remaining equity in Amazon is an amount of R2.25 million payable in cash. Rolfes will fund this from existing cash resources. The effective date of the transaction is 30 June 2012. The transaction is conditional upon the seller lodging a written resignation from his employment contract with Amazon and renouncing any further claims of any nature that he may have.



Financial information in respect of the transaction

The net assets that are the subject of the transaction and the profits attributable thereto are not significant. In addition, the pro forma effects of the transaction on Rolfes' net asset value per share, net tangible asset value per share, earnings per share and headline earnings per share are not significant.



Small related party transaction

In terms of s10.1 of the JSE Ltd. ("the JSE") Listings Requirements ("the Listings Requirements") the seller is considered a related party in relation to Rolfes by virtue of the fact that he is a director of an indirect subsidiary of the company. The transaction is classified as a small related party transaction in terms s10.7 of the Listings Requirements.



Grindrod Bank Ltd. ("Grindrod Bank"), acting as an independent professional expert to the company, has provided the JSE with written confirmation that the terms of the transaction are fair to the shareholders of Rolfes. Grindrod Bank's fairness opinion will lie open for inspection at the registered office of the company for a period of 28 days from the date of this announcement.
22-Feb-2012
(C)
Revenue increased to R302.8 million (R232.7 million). Gross profit rose to R52.9 million (R42.5 million), while operating profit grew to R31 million (R24 million). Net attributable profit increased to R17.6 million (R15.3 million). In addition, headline earnings grew to 17.3cps (14.9cps).



Dividend

The group declared an interim dividend to shareholders of 5cps payable on 19 March 2012.



Prospects

Conditions for the group improved slightly during last few months of the period under review partly due to the African, Cape Town and Durban markets responding very well to the Rolfes branches and products. However, local trading conditions remain strained, especially in the coatings industry, but with some optimism in other sectors.



Efforts to grow the African market have paid off with the fully operational Rolfes Africa`s Zambian branch with product available at an outsourced distribution facility in Lusaka. The Kenya branch is in the setting up phase with Ghana to follow in March. The physical presence in Africa has already, stimulated much interest in the Group`s product offering. Furthermore the group has also entered into various agency and distribution type agreements to sell more products into more African countries.

The European economic crises peaked during the last quarter of the period under review and the outlook remains difficult influencing European exports negatively. The group will continue to actively pursue new acquisition opportunities in the chemicals sphere, especially in the mining and specialty chemicals sectors. None of the market conditions and prospects information in this report have been reviewed or reported on by Rolfes` auditors.
07-Feb-2012
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that the company is reasonably certain that its unaudited consolidated interim results for the six months ended 31 December 2011, will reflect an increase of 13% to 19% in earnings per share and headline earnings per share compared to the previous interim period ending December 2010.
29-Dec-2011
(Permanent)
Rolfes Technology Holdings Ltd. was renamed to Rolfes Holdings Ltd. on Friday, 30 December 2011.
15-Dec-2011
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcement released on SENS on 11 November 2011, wherein shareholders were notified of the delay in the proposed name change and the related salient dates pertaining to the change of name from Rolfes Technology Holdings Ltd to Rolfes Holdings Ltd. The special resolution relating to the name change which was approved at the annual general meeting of Rolfes shareholders has now been registered by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission and the new name "Rolfes Holdings Ltd" is effective from Friday, 30 December 2011. The relevant dates relating to the change of name are set out in the table below:

* Last day to trade under the name "Rolfes Technology Holdings Ltd", and short name "Rolfes" and ISIN code: ZAE000096202 on Thursday, 29 December

* Trade under the new name "Rolfes Holdings Ltd" with short name "Rolfes" and ISIN code: ZAE000159836 on Friday, 30 December.
22-Nov-2011
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were 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.
11-Nov-2011
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were referred to the announcement released on SENS on 26 October 2011, wherein shareholders were notified of the proposed name change and the related salient dates pertaining to the change of name from Rolfes Technology Holdings Ltd to Rolfes Holdings Ltd ("the salient dates' announcement").



The special resolution relating to the name change proposed at the annual general meeting of Rolfes shareholders held on Friday, 28 October 2011 was passed by the requisite majority of shareholders. However, the registration of the name change has not been effected by the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission ("CIPC") to date, and as such the dates applicable to the change of name as stated in the salient dates' announcement, are no longer relevant. Once the name change has been registered by CIPC, the relevant dates and other salient information relating to the change of name will be announced on SENS.
02-Nov-2011
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were advised that the JSE Ltd ("JSE") has approved the transfer of the listing of the company's ordinary shares from the Alternative Exchange "Speciality Chemicals" sector to the main board of the JSE (under the sector "1357 Speciality Chemicals"), with effect from Monday, 21 November 2011.



Acquisition of Amazon

Shareholders were further advised that Rolfes has concluded a transaction in terms of which it acquired 70% of the equity interest in and shareholders' claims against Amazon for a total cash consideration of R5.25 million, effective 1 November 2011 ("the acquisition"). The acquisition is subject to normal terms and conditions for a transaction of this nature, including standard warranties, indemnities and a restraint of trade for the exiting shareholder. Comprehensive shareholders' and employment agreements have been concluded with the remaining 30% and founding shareholder, Andrew James Reay. He will be retained in the business as an executive director for a minimum period of three years, and is also subject to a three year restraint of trade on exit. Amazon is a well known manufacturer of water-based pigment dispersions for the paint industry, specifically supplying the point of sale dispersions market, a market which Rolfes as yet has not entered. The acquisition will:

* expand Rolfes' dispersions offering into the point of sale market

* expands Rolfes' limited capacity for manufacturing water-based pigment dispersions for the coatings industry;

* result in improved product quality and potentially realise manufacturing cost-savings;

* provide Rolfes with access to Amazon's comprehensive intellectual property and well respected name and brand in the market place;

* present a good strategic fit with Rolfes' export business into Africa; and

* allow Rolfes to expand its dispersion business into other international markets, such as South America.
31-Oct-2011
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the announcements published by Rolfes on 12 July 2011 and 18 August 2011 regarding the acquisition by Rolfes of:

* 70% of the issued ordinary share capital of AgChem; and

* the shareholders loan accounts (if any) of those shareholders who sold their shares in AgChem to Rolfes (the "acquisition").



Shareholders are hereby notified that all of the conditions precedent to the acquisition have been fulfilled and that the acquisition has accordingly become unconditional. The acquisition will become effective on 1 November 2011.
28-Oct-2011
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that, at the annual general meeting of shareholders of the company held today, 28 October 2011 at the registered office of the company, all the proposed ordinary and special resolutions, as set out in the notice of annual general meeting contained in the Integrated Report which was posted to shareholders on 29 September 2011, were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders present and voting, in person or by proxy. The relevant special resolutions will be lodged with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission.
26-Oct-2011
(Official Notice)
07-Oct-2011
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were advised that Ms. Nomvula Mthombeni has been appointed as an independent non-executive director to the Rolfes board and as a member of the audit committee, with immediate effect.
29-Sep-2011
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that the Integrated Report for the financial year ended 30 June 2011 was posted to Rolfes shareholders today, 29 September 2011, and contains no modifications to the abridged audited consolidated results published on the SENS of the JSE Ltd on 14 September 2011. Notice is hereby given that the annual general meeting of Rolfes shareholders will be held at 12h00 on Friday, 28 October 2011 at 12 Jetpark Road, Jetpark, Boksburg to transact the business as stated in the notice of the annual general meeting forming part of the integrated report posted to shareholders.
14-Sep-2011
(C)
09-Sep-2011
(Official Notice)
In terms of paragraph 3.4(b) of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited, a listed company is required to publish a trading statement as soon as there is a reasonable degree of certainty that the earnings of the company are likely to differ by at least 20% from those of the previous corresponding period. Further to the initial trading update released on 23 June 2011, Shareholders are advised that the company is reasonably certain that its audited results for the 12 months ended 30 June 2011, will reflect an increase of 30% to 40% in earnings per share and headline earnings per share compared to the previous financial year. The improvement in the company's results is mainly attributable to new products offered, customer base expansion and cost control. The information in this trading update has not been reviewed or reported on by the company's auditors.
18-Aug-2011
(Official Notice)
12-Jul-2011
(Official Notice)
23-Jun-2011
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were advised that the company is reasonably certain that its audited results for the 12 months ending 30 June 2011, will reflect an increase of more than 20% in earnings per share ("EPS") and headline earnings per share ("HEPS"), compared to the previous financial year. The improvement in the company's results is mainly attributable due to new products offered, customer base expansion and cost control. At this stage, the company is unable to quantify, with reasonable certainty, the expected range of the improved EPS and HEPS for the 12 months ending 30 June 2011 and a further trading statement will be released by the company once it is able to quantify the expected range of EPS and HEPS.
27-May-2011
(Official Notice)
Further to the cautionary announcements released on SENS on 25 February 2011 and 11 April 2011, shareholders are advised that the negotiations referred to therein are still in progress and, if successfully concluded, may have an effect on the price at which the company's securities trade on the JSE Ltd. Accordingly, shareholders are advised to continue exercising caution when dealing in the company's securities until a further announcement is made.
11-Apr-2011
(Official Notice)
Further to the cautionary announcement released on SENS on 25 February 2011, shareholders are advised that the negotiations referred to therein are still in progress and, if successfully concluded, may have an effect on the price at which the company's securities trade on the JSE Limited. Accordingly, shareholders are advised to continue exercising caution when dealing in the company's securities until a further announcement is made.
25-Feb-2011
(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.

23-Feb-2011
(C)
29 Oct 2010 17:57:08
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were hereby advised that, at the annual general meeting of shareholders of the company held on 29 October 2010 at the registered office of the company, all the proposed ordinary and special resolutions, as contained in the notice of annual general meeting which was posted to shareholders together with the company's annual report on 30 September 2010, were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders present and voting, in person or by proxy. The special resolution pertaining to the general authority to repurchase the company's shares will be submitted to CIPRO for registration in due course.
30 Sep 2010 09:03:24
(Official Notice)
Shareholders were referred to the abridged audited results announcement for the financial year ended 30 June 2010 released on SENS on 15 September 2010, and are hereby advised that the company's annual report has been posted, and that such annual report contains no modifications to the abridged audited results published on SENS on 15 September 2010. Included in the annual report is a notice of annual general meeting of shareholders which will be held at the company's registered office located at The Summit, 269 16th Road, Randjespark, Midrand at 12h00 on Friday, 29 October 2010.



In the same results announcement of 15 September 2010, shareholders were advised of a proposed special resolution to change the name of the company from "Rolfes Technology Holdings Ltd" to "Rolfes Group Ltd". The Companies and Intellectual Property Registration Office has not granted approval for the proposed new name and therefore the special resolution has been withdrawn.
15 Sep 2010 08:28:25
(C)
Revenue for the year ended was slightly lower at R369 million (2009: R376 million). Gross profit increased to R78 million (2009: R67 million), while operating profit before interest improved to R38 million (2009: R24 million). Income attributable to equity holders of the parent rose to R24 million (2009: R11 million). Furthermore, headline earnings per share jumped to 23.2cps (2009: R10.4cps).



Dividend

The group paid an interim dividend to shareholders of 5 cents per share on 23 March 2010 and will pay a final dividend of 5 cents per share on 25 October 2010.



Market conditions and prospects

The group expects general local market conditions to remain strained, with no significant improvement expected during the 2011 financial year. The same is expected of the European market. However, special effort is being made to grow the African and Asian business which remains buoyant, and to increase the company's business in the KwaZulu-Natal and Cape regions which is in its infancy. The group will endeavour to sustain their existing local and European business through continuing to expand the group's product offering and maintaining effective pricing strategies. The group is also actively pursuing new acquisition opportunities in the chemicals sphere, especially in the agriculture chemicals, fertilizer and mining solvents/chemicals sectors.
07 Sep 2010 09:39:59
(Official Notice)
Further to the initial trading update released on 23 June 2010, shareholders were advised that the company is reasonably certain that its audited results for the twelve months ended 30 June 2010, will reflect an increase of 120% to 125% in earnings per share and headline earnings per share compared to the previous financial year. The improvement in the company's results is mainly attributable to an improvement in the results from continued operations and the non recurrence of the negative financial effects of the discontinued operations in the previous reporting period.
23 Jun 2010 08:07:48
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are advised that Ms Lizette Lynch has resigned as company secretary and that Johan Christiaan Schlebusch has been appointed as the new company secretary with immediate effect. Ms. Lynch will continue her role as the financial director of Rolfes.
23 Jun 2010 08:05:36
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that the company is reasonably certain that its audited results for the twelve months ending 30 June 2010, will reflect an increase of at least 100% in earnings per share ("EPS") and headline earnings per share ("HEPS"), compared to the previous financial year. The improvement in the company's results is mainly attributable to the non- recurrence of the negative financial effects of the discontinued operations in the previous reporting period. At this stage, the company is unable to quantify, with reasonable certainty, the expected range of the improved EPS and HEPS for the twelve months ending 30 June 2010 and a further trading statement will be released by the company once it is able to qualify the expected range of EPS and HEPS.
23 Feb 2010 08:04:28
(C)
The group revenue for the six months decreased by 8.5% to R193.4 million (R211.3 million). Gross profit increased to R42.3 million (R38.5 million). Operating profit declined by only 2.9% to R22.1 million (R22.7 million). Net attributable profit rose to R14.3 million (R13.2 million). In addition, headline earnings grew to 13.8cps (12.8cps).



Dividend

An interim ordinary dividend of 5cps has been declared.



Outlook



Rolfes Colour Pigments

A competitive trading environment is anticipated for 2010 due to the strengthening rand benefiting importers. The division is in the process of establishing new agencies and introducing new product lines in the local and international markets. The business remains focused on margin management, proactive procurement strategies, cost structures refinement and export growth.



Rolfes Chemicals

Prospects for 2010 include expected increases in solvent prices from April onwards along with expected volume increases as the economy improves. The imported solvent and speciality chemicals product lines indicate potential for future growth as market penetration increases. The Cape Town branch is a forerunner for future branches to be established in other major cities.



Rolfes Silica

Management expects increased demand for aggregates in 2010 and continues to drive optimised unit costs. Opportunities for expansion into new markets are exploited with strong potential for increased activity in both the local and African export market. All required documents for the renewal of the mining licence were submitted during the period under review.
01 Feb 2010 08:12:04
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that Rolfes has appointed Grindrod Bank Ltd as designated advisor to the company with immediate effect.
30 Oct 2009 14:34:22
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that, at the annual general meeting of shareholders of Rolfes held on Friday, 30 October 2009 at the registered office of the company, all the proposed ordinary resolutions and the special resolution, as contained in the notice of annual general meeting which was posted to shareholders together with the company's annual report, were passed by the requisite majority of shareholders present and voting, in person or by proxy. The special resolution relating to the general authority to repurchase the company's shares will be submitted to CIPRO for registration in due course.
21 Sep 2009 08:10:58
(C)
Group revenue increased by 50.7 % to R302.5 million (R200.7 million), primarily as a result of an increase in turnover at Rolfes Colour Pigments and the acquisition of Triangle Solvents. Gross profit declined to R67.4 million (R70.8 million). Operating profit increased by 6.6% to R37.1 million (R34.8 million). Attributable profit declined to R10.8 million (R29.5 million) and headline earnings per share fell to 10.4cps (29.1cps).



Dividend

No final dividend has been declared.



Outlook

During the second half of the 2009 financial year, Rolfes has seen a decline for demand in its products, primarily due to the macro-economic factors weighing negatively on the South African and global economies. Since June 2009 the group has experienced a recovery in the order book in certain industries, although a full recovery is only expected towards 2010. To increase sales in 2010, Rolfes will be adding more products to the basket, exploring new territories and trying to increase market share where it can. Rolfes continually monitors all production and administrative overhead cost structures to improve operating profits and margins.



In the short-term the Rolfes strategy is to continue to grow organically through identified projects, adding more products to both the pigments and chemicals divisions and to identify and conclude suitable acquisitions which meet the investment criteria (ie amongst others, ownership of intellectual capital, high barriers to entry, quality of management and strong cash flow and growth potential).
02 Sep 2009 09:04:45
(Official Notice)
Rolfes advises that, for the year ended 30 June 2009, the company expects basic earnings per share and headline earnings per share to be between 58% to 68% below the comparative figures for the prior year ended 30 June 2008. The significant decline in the results is primarily due to the losses incurred in the chemicals division, which division has now been totally restructured. The operations already closed will be reported as discontinued operations. Therefore, for the year ended 30 June 2009, the company expects basic earnings per share and headline earnings per share in respect of continued operations to be between 0% to 10% below the comparative figures for the prior year ended 30 June 2008. The information in this trading update has not been reviewed or reported on by the company's auditors. It is anticipated that the financial results for the year ended 30 June 2009 will be published on or before Friday, 25 September 2009.
02 Mar 2009 09:12:32
(C)
Turnover increased from R145 010 million to R211 305 million in 2008. Gross profit rose to R38 462 million (2007:R31 249 million) and operating profit increased to R22 719 million (2007:R21 308 million). Profit attributable to ordinary shareholders decreased to R13 242 million (2007:R14 349 million). Headline earnings on a per share basis decreased to 12.80cps (2007:14.0cps).



Dividends per share

No interim dividend has been declared for the period under review.



Prospects

Since December 2008, Rolfes has seen a decline in demand for certain of its products, especially demand from the construction industries and Europe. Management is also experiencing more aggressive tactics from its competitors on most fronts, and is fully aware of the macro-economic factors weighing negatively on the South African and global economies. To maintain sales to June 2009, Rolfes will be adding more products to the basket, exploring new local territories and trying to at least maintain, if not increase, market share where it can. Lowering raw material prices will continue to put a squeeze on gross profits. However, the group will endeavour to maintain gross profit margins through additional internal buying and manufacturing efficiencies. Rolfes continually monitors all production and administrative overhead cost structures to improve operating profits and margins, and has already implemented a number of costs reduction and saving plans, including:

*The merging of the dispersion plants in Cape Town and Jet Park, with all dispersions and leather finishing products now being manufactured in Cape Town

*Closure of the resin plant in Durban and related retrenchments

*Retrenchment of the administration staff in Alberton with the functions being centralised in Jet Park

*Reduction in certain overhead and production expenditure throughout the group.
27 Feb 2009 10:03:04
(Official Notice)
In compliance with rule 3.59(a) of the listings requirements of the JSE Ltd, the board of directors of Rolfes hereby announces the appointments of two new independent non-executive directors with effect from 25 February 2009, namely Ms Karabo Nondumo, Chief Executive Officer of AWCA Investments Holdings Ltd and Mr Takalani Tshivhase, executive director of Pinnacle Technology Holdings Ltd.
14 Jan 2009 07:35:24
(Official Notice)
Further to the announcement dated 30 October 2008, shareholders are advised that the acquisition by Rolfes Chemicals (Pty) Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rolfes, of the entire issued share capital of New Heights 390 (Pty) Ltd, trading as Triangle Solvents, has become unconditional as all suspensive conditions relating thereto have been fulfilled.
30 Oct 2008 12:13:55
(Official Notice)
Rolfes Chemicals (Pty) Ltd ("Rolfes Chemicals"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Rolfes, acquired the entire issued share capital of New Heights 390 (Pty) Ltd trading as Triangle Solvents ("Triangle Solvents"), for a maximum consideration of R60 million payable in cash.



Triangle Solvents was formed during 2001 primarily to supply quality solvents to the Gauteng market and has since become a major distributor and reseller of solvents, waxes and creosotes primarily in drums and smaller containers. Triangle Solvents is also a leading blender and supplier of paint thinners with over 1500 active and loyal customers primarily in Gauteng, but also with customers in the Free State, Mpumalanga and Eastern Cape. A new export division has been established during the year with regular sales to Mauritius and African countries. The business' products are also supplied to smaller distributors who service areas throughout South Africa. Cyril Raymond Gebhardt, the sole owner and seller of Triangle Solvents, has longstanding relationships with the suppliers of Triangle Solvents' products (being Sasol, Engen and BP) and these key supply relationships and arrangements will continue after the conclusion of the transaction.



As a result of the signature of the final agreement in respect of the transaction, the cautionary announcement published on SENS on Thursday, 2 October 2008, is hereby withdrawn.
02 Oct 2008 11:59:56
(Official Notice)
Rolfes shareholders are advised that the company is involved in advanced negotiations which, if successfully concluded, may have a material effect on the company's share price. Rolfes shareholders are accordingly advised to exercise caution in dealing in their shares until a further announcement is made.
30 Sep 2008 09:03:08
(Official Notice)
The annual report containing the audited financial statements for the company for the year ended 30 June 2008 has been dispatched to shareholders on Tuesday, 30 September 2008. There has been no change from the audited results for the twelve months ended 30 June 2008, released on SENS on Wednesday, 10 September 2008. The annual report contains a notice of annual general meeting for the company, which will be held at 12:00 on Friday, 31 October 2008 at The Summit, 268, 16th Road, Randjespark, Midrand.
10 Sep 2008 07:24:06
(C)
The group revenue increased by 40.1% to R314.9 million (2007: R224.7 million). The revenue growth, gross margin containment and persistent focus on cost-saving and optimisation initiatives contributed to the 47.6% improvement in operating profit to R45.1 million (2007: R30.6 million). Headline earnings increased by 58.1% to R30.1 million (2007: R19.0 million). Group liquidity and solvability improved from 2007 with total assets increasing by R89.6 million. Group interest-bearing debt increased by R15.9 million. The net asset value per share strengthened to 109.1 cents per share (2007: 78.0 cents per share) while the net tangible asset value per share increased to 95.4 cents per share (2007: 69.2 cents per share).



Dividends

No dividend was declared for the period under review.



Prospects

Beyond the June 2008 year-end, Rolfes has seen continuous demand for its products. However, management is fully aware of the macro-economic factors weighing negatively on the South African and global economies. To increase sales in 2009, Rolfes will be adding more products to the basket, exploring new territories and trying to increase market share where it can.
19 Aug 2008 07:18:07
(Official Notice)
Accordingly, Rolfes hereby advises that, for the year ended 30 June 2008, the company expects basic earnings per share and headline earnings per share to be between 35% to 45% above the comparative figures for the prior year ended 30 June 2007. It is anticipated that the financial results for the year ended 30 June 2008 will be published on or about 10 September 2008.
13 Aug 2008 10:02:43
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are encouraged to go to the company's website (www.rolfesza.com) for further information regarding a strategic alliance entered into by Rolfes Colour Pigments International, a division of Rolfes and Union Colours Ltd, an international company, to manufacture and sell hi-value organic pigments for mainly the printing inks industry in Europe.
29 Jul 2008 13:59:15
(Official Notice)
Rolfes has published its six-monthly newsletter aimed at the investment community on its website at: www.rolfesza.com The July 2008 newsletter is published between interim and year-end results to provide an update to the market on issues ranging from an overview of the business, project updates and as well as other news from the company ahead of the company's year-end results release in September 2008.
26 Jun 2008 15:38:54
(Official Notice)
The board of directors of Rolfes announced the following changes to its composition:

*Mr Andries Greeff has resigned as financial director with effect from 25 June 2008. Andries will continue his role in the group as an operational director with one of the high growth subsidiaries, Rolfes Chemicals;

*Ms Lizette Lynch will assume the role of financial director to Rolfes. Lizette holds a B.Compt degree from Unisa and has extensive financial management expertise, having, inter alia, been involved in internal audit for a large listed company and the financial director's position of a subsidiary, for a large number of years.
26 Feb 2008 07:32:39
(C)
Turnover increased by 35% percent to reach R145 million for the six months to 31 December 2007, compared to the same period in 2006 when it was an unlisted company. Operating profit improved by 54% to R 21.3 million. Profit for the year attributable to ordinary shareholders amounted to R14.3 million. In addition, headline earnings per share for the period was 14cps.



Dividend

No interim ordinary dividend has been declared.



Prospects

With the global spiralling metal, crude oil and other raw material prices, increased through-put in Rolfes' manufacturing plants resulting in lower local product conversion costs for the group, and the weakening rand, should not only improve the group's competitiveness in the local market against the importers of finished goods, but also in the European market. Furthermore, the change in and enforcement of labour and environmental laws in China and India, and therefore increasing their manufacturing costs, should in the long term benefit the local manufacturer's competitiveness.



The slow-down in the residential and commercial development construction market due to interest rate hikes and the National Credit Act as well as electricity shortages may have some effect on future growth. However, government's continued investment into the economy as is evident from the recent budget speech, and the group's existing product and market diversification within its product range, will ensure future growth. As a group Rolfes will continue to benefit from government's investment into infrastructural development but are not totally reliant thereon. Management is confident that it will achieve as a minimum the 2008 forecast profit after taxation of R25.5 million.
12 Feb 2008 16:28:28
(Official Notice)
Rolfes advises that, for the six-month period ended 31 December 2007, the company expects both earnings per share and headline earnings per share to be between 35% to 45% above the comparative figures for the prior six-month period ended 31 December 2006, as published in the prospectus dated 9 May 2007. The information in this trading update has not been reviewed or reported on by the company's auditors. It is anticipated that the financial results for the six-month period ended 31 December 2007 will be published on or about 25 February 2008.
29-Jan-2016
(X)
Rolfes is a diversified manufacturing and technology holdings company listed on the Main Board of the JSE Ltd. The group has demonstrated continued growth through its subsidiaries, providing a wide range of market-leading products to customers through dedicated teams of industry specialists in the silica, chemical and pigments industries.



Rolfes manufactures and distributes the following products:

- Organic and inorganic colour pigments for the coatings, plastics, vinyl, leather construction and ink industries, and pigment dispersion and pastes for coatings and plastics applications (through Rolfes Colour Pigments International)

- Resins and other specialty chemicals for the coatings, plastics and construction industries (through Rolfes Chemicals); and

- Pure beneficial silica for the metallurgical, filtration and construction industries (through Rolfes Silica).


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