Business Connexion Grp Ltd \Telkom SA SOC Ltd - Notice relating to the Telkom and BCX Transaction
BUSINESS CONNEXION GROUP LIMITED TELKOM SA SOC LIMITED
(Incorporated in the Republic of South (Incorporated in the Republic South
(Registration number 1988/005282/06) (Registration number 1991/005476/30)
JSE code: BCX JSE code: TKG
ISIN: ZAE000054631 ISIN: ZAE000044897
("BCX" or the "Company") ("Telkom")
Notice relating to the Telkom and BCX Transaction
The BCX announcement released this morning on the Stock Exchange
News Service of the JSE Limited regarding the passing of its Chief
Executive Officer refers.
BCX lost its leader, visionary and founder yesterday. Further to
this, Benjamin Mophatlane represented the core of the culture and
leadership of BCX. Ben was a well-respected and much loved figure
in the industry and a colleague and friend to both our
As the shareholders are aware, BCX and Telkom are currently
pursuing a transaction. As a result of this tragic loss to the BCX
leadership and out of respect to the memory of Benjamin Mophatlane
and his family, Telkom and BCX have jointly agreed to put all
activities pursuant to the transaction on hold during the mourning
Both organisations remain committed to the transaction and will
recommence the process in due course.
The Takeover Regulation Panel has granted an extension for the
posting of the circular relating to the transaction until 11 July
12 June 2014
Transaction Sponsor to BCX: Investec Bank Limited
Transaction Sponsor to Telkom: ABSA Bank Limited
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