FORESIGHT SOLAR FUND LIMITED - Results of general meeting and salient dates relating to the JSE secondary listing and JSE private placement

Release Date: 27/03/2017 09:01
Code(s): FGS
 
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Results of general meeting and salient dates relating to the JSE secondary listing and JSE private placement

Foresight Solar Fund Limited
Incorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands under the Companies (Jersey) Law
Registered Number: 113721
LSE ticker code: FSFL
JSE share code: FGS
ISIN: JE00BD3QJR55
(“the Company”)

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT, IS RESTRICTED AND IS NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION
OR DISTRIBUTION DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, TO U.S.
PERSONS, OR IN OR INTO, THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, JAPAN OR
INTO ANY OTHER JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO MIGHT CONSTITUTE A
VIOLATION OR BREACH OF ANY APPLICABLE LAW. PLEASE SEE THE IMPORTANT
NOTICE AT THE END OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT.

RESULTS OF GENERAL MEETING AND SALIENT DATES RELATING TO THE JSE
SECONDARY LISTING AND JSE PRIVATE PLACEMENT

Capitalised terms not defined herein have the same meaning given to them in the Pre-Listing
Announcement released on 28 February 2017.

The Company is pleased to announce that at a general meeting of the Company held on 22
March 2017 the resolutions to approve the amended investment objective and policy, the
related party transaction, the allotment of up to 250 million ordinary shares in the Company
on a non pre-emptive basis in connection with the initial placing, offer for subscription, private
placement and/or the share issuance programme and the new articles of association, each as
set out in the circular to shareholders dated 3 March 2017 (the "Circular"), were duly approved
by shareholders.

Details of the proxy votes lodged before the general meeting, which should be read alongside
the Notice contained in the Circular, are noted below and will be available shortly at
www.foresightgroup.eu/fsfl-home

             In favour                            Against Votes                   Withheld*
             (including discretionary)
Resolution   Votes             %                  Votes            %              Votes
1) Ordinary  195,617,672       99.98              21,778           0.02           16,230,353
Resolution
2) Ordinary  183,372,743       99.99              2,135            0.01           28,494,925
Resolution
3) Special   194,771,349       99.55              868,101          0.45           16,230,353
Resolution
4) Special   195,641,405       99.98              21,778           0.02           16,206,620
Resolution

*A vote withheld is not a vote in law and is therefore not counted towards the proportion of
votes "for" or "against" the resolution.

A copy of the resolutions passed at the general meeting have been submitted to the National
Storage     Mechanism      and    will   shortly   be    available  for    inspection    at
www.morningstar.co.uk/uk/NSM.



SALIENT DATES RELATING TO THE JSE SECONDARY LISTING AND JSE PRIVATE
PLACEMENT

The JSE Private Placement is currently open and is expected to close at 12:00 SA time on 29
March 2017.

The price at which the New Shares will be issued under the JSE Private Placement will be
equal to the ZAR equivalent of the UK Initial Placing and Offer Price of 107.75 pence per
New Share translated at the ZAR/GBP spot rate at the closing of the offer (the “JSE Private
Placement Price”). Successful applications will also be advised of allocations on 29 March
2017.

The New Shares will be entitled to receive the interim dividend of 1.55p per Ordinary Share
in respect of the period 1 October 2016 to 31 December 2016 which will be paid on Friday, 5
May 2017 provided the holders of the New Shares are on the Register on Friday, 7 April
2017.



ENDS

27 March 2017

Sponsor

RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand bank Limited)

For further information, please contact:



Foresight Group

Elena Palasmith            InstitutionalIR@foresightgroup.eu          +44 (0)20 3667 8100

Rand Merchant Bank (JSE Sponsor and Joint Bookrunner)                 +27 (0)11 282 8000

Irshaad Paruk

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