BCX\TKG - Joint update announcement: Acquisitin by Telkom of entire issued share capital of BCX
BUSINESS CONNEXION GROUP LIMITED TELKOM SA SOC LIMITED
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa) (Incorporated in the Republic South Africa)
(Registration number 1988/005282/06) (Registration number 1991/005476/30)
JSE code: BCX JSE code: TKG
ISIN: ZAE0000154631 ISIN: ZAE000044897
("BCX" or the "Company") ("Telkom")
JOINT UPDATE ANNOUNCEMENT: ACQUISITION BY TELKOM OF THE ENTIRE ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL OF BCX
Unless defined, terms used in this announcement shall bear the meaning ascribed to them in the
circular published by BCX on 11 July 2014 (“Circular”).
Shareholders of BCX and Telkom (“Shareholders”) are referred to the various announcements
released on the Stock Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited ("JSE") regarding the
2. UPDATE ON REGULATORY APPROVALS
The following regulatory approvals remain outstanding:
- The Competition Authorities of South Africa; and
- to the extent required, The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA).
Upon receipt of the above approvals, final approval of the Proposed Transaction will be sought
from the Takeover Regulation Panel.
3. AMENDMENT TO THE IMPLEMENTATION AGREEMENT
Shareholders are further advised that the Implementation Agreement, as amended by addenda;
has been further amended to extend the Long Stop Date from 30 April 2015 to 31 May 2015.
30 April 2015
Investment bank and corporate advisor to BCX: Investec Bank Limited
Transaction sponsor to BCX: Investec Bank Limited
Investment bank and corporate advisor to Telkom: Absa Bank Limited
Transaction sponsor to Telkom: Absa Bank Limited
Legal advisor to BCX and Telkom: Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Incorporated
Sponsor to BCX: One Capital Sponsor Services (Proprietary) Limited
Sponsor to Telkom: The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited
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