NFGOVI/NFILBI/NFTRCI - Interest Distribution and Reinvestment for the month ended 31 December 2016
NEWFUNDS GOVI EXCHANGE TRADED FUND PORTFOLIO
Share code: NFGOVI
NEWFUNDS ILBI EXCHANGE TRADED FUND PORTFOLIO
Share code: NFILBI
NEWFUNDS TRACI 3 MONTH EXCHANGE TRADED FUND PORTFOLIO
Share code: NFTRCI
Portfolios in the NewFunds Collective Investment Scheme in Securities registered as such in terms of the
Collective Investment Schemes Control Act, 45 of 2002 and managed by NewFunds Proprietary Limited
(Registration Number 2005/034899/07)
INTEREST DISTRIBUTION AND RE-INVESTMENT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE MONTH ENDED
31 DECEMBER 2016
Further to the announcement published on Thursday, 01 December 2016, a distribution has been
declared today, Monday, 16 January 2017 to holders of ETF securities recorded in the register on Friday,
23 December 2016, for the month ended 31 December 2016 as follows:
NFGOVI NFILBI NFTRCI
Cents per ETF security, comprising of Interest 35.72800 13.65500 11.34500
Investors are advised that the distribution amount will not comprise of any dividends, therefore no
dividend tax will be applicable to the distribution amount.
The distribution will be paid on Thursday, 19 January 2017 to all securities holders recorded on the
register on Friday, 23 December 2016.
In accordance with the investment policy of the ETFs, the distribution will be re-invested on behalf of
investors via the purchase by the ETF of additional Constituent Securities, or Index Constituents, (as
defined in the relevant Portfolio Supplement) in the appropriate weightings, thereby increasing the net
asset value of the ETF and, proportionately increasing the value of each ETF security.
Withholding Tax on Interest (WTI) came into effect on 1 March 2015.
Interest accruing from a South African source to a non-resident, excluding a controlled foreign company,
will be subject to withholding tax at a rate of 15% on payment, except interest,
- arising on any Government debt instrument
- arising on any listed debt instrument
- arising on any debt owed by a bank or the South African Reserve Bank
- arising from a bill of exchange or letter of credit where goods are imported into South Africa and where
an authorized dealer has certified such on the instrument
- payable by a headquarter company
- accruing to a non-resident natural person who was physically present in South Africa for a period
exceeding 183 days in aggregate, during that year, or carried on a business through a permanent
establishment in South Africa
Investors are advised that to the extent that the distribution amount comprise of any interest, it
will not be subject to WTI by virtue of the fact that it is Government debt, listed debt instruments
and/or bank debt.
Number of securities in issue Tax reference number
NFGOVI 7,775,000 9019670224
NFILBI 2,800,000 9398125170
NFTRCI 5,116,726 9397128175
16 January 2017
Absa Bank Limited (acting through its Corporate and Investment Bank division)
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