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18-May-2018
(Official Notice)
10-May-2018
(Official Notice)
26-Apr-2018
(Official Notice)
The Company notes the announcement by Dr. Christo Wiese, previously chairman of the Company?s supervisory board and a major shareholder of the Company, and confirms that certain companies connected to Dr. Wiese (the ?Wiese Entities?), have on Thursday, 26 April 2018 served summons on Steinhoff International Holdings (Pty) Ltd. and Steinhoff International Holdings N.V.



The Wiese Entities are claiming in respect of cash investments made by the Titan Group into the Company in 2015 and 2016. The total value of the claims amounts to circa R59 billion.



The Company will assess the claims and determine the appropriate course of action.



Shareholders and other investors in the Company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.
26-Apr-2018
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the Group?s ongoing German litigation proceedings with entities controlled by Dr Andreas Seifert (?Seifert Entities?) (collectively referred to as ?the Parties?), in relation to the ultimate ownership interests in the POCO furniture group (?POCO?). In this regard, representatives of the Parties attended a court hearing in Dortmund on Wednesday, 25 April 2018 (?the Hearing?).



The Company announced that, at the Hearing, the Parties agreed, in principle, to settle the matter on acceptable terms. To this end, it was agreed that the Group would no longer contest the validity of the forfeiture of the Seifert Entities? existing 50% interest in POCO. Furthermore, the Seifert Entities offered to acquire the Group?s remaining interest in POCO based on an agreed equity valuation of EUR532.5 million for 100% of the equity in POCO. In addition the POCO business will retain debt of approximately EUR140 million, with no recourse to the Group. Details of the agreement reached will be finalised by the Parties in the coming weeks.



Shareholders and other investors in the Company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.
23-Apr-2018
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that at the annual general meeting of Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (?Steinhoff? or ?the Company?) held at 13:00pm CET on 20 April 2018, at the Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel and Conference Center, Schiphol Boulevard 101, 1118 BG Schiphol, Municipality of Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands (?the AGM?), all of the resolutions proposed in the notice of meeting made available to shareholders on the Company?s website on 9 March 2018 were passed by the requisite majority of votes cast by the Steinhoff shareholders present or represented at the AGM.
20-Apr-2018
(Official Notice)
As previously announced, the Company is holding its annual general meeting of shareholders on 20 April 2018 and in advance of that meeting the Company hereby announces certain information set out in a presentation for the meeting and that those materials are now available on its website www.steinhoffinternational.com.



Shareholders and other investors in the Company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.
18-Apr-2018
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff announced that Johan van Zyl, a member of the Supervisory Board of Steinhoff, has, notwithstanding indications that he has sufficient support to be appointed at the AGM on 20 April 2018, decided to withdraw his candidacy for election to the Steinhoff Supervisory Board and has resigned his position as Supervisory Board member of the company with immediate effect.



As a consequence of Mr. van Zyl?s decision, the resolution in respect of his reappointment will not be put to shareholders at the AGM.
12-Apr-2018
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (the ?Company? and with its subsidiaries, the ?Group?) shareholders are referred to the Steinhoff announcement released on SENS this morning regarding the launch of an accelerated bookbuild offering to place up to 200 000 000 ordinary shares in Steinhoff Africa Retail Ltd. (?STAR?) (?the Placing Shares?) (the ?Placing?).



Steinhoff has successfully placed the placing shares at a price of R18.75 per placing share (?Placing Price?) raising total gross proceeds of R3.75 billion (c. EUR254 million). The book of demand was multiple times oversubscribed. The placing price represents a discount of 2.6% to the STAR closing price of R19.26 on Wednesday, 11 April 2018.



Accordingly, the placing shares, constituting approximately 6% of STAR?s issued share capital, will be allocated in terms of the placing, reducing the Company?s interest in STAR from 76.81% to 71.01%. Settlement of the placing is expected to occur on Tuesday, 17 April 2018.

11-Apr-2018
(Official Notice)
05-Apr-2018
(Official Notice)
03-Apr-2018
(Official Notice)
03-Apr-2018
(Official Notice)
Following a valuation by CBRE Ltd. (?CBRE?) in respect of the real estate interests of Hemisphere International Properties B.V. (an indirectly wholly owned subsidiary of the Company) and its subsidiaries (such interests, the ?Hemisphere Portfolio?), the Company considers it likely that the consolidated net book value of the Hemisphere Portfolio (once determined) will be materially lower than the EUR2.2 billion previously estimated by the Company and disclosed on its website in February 2018.



CBRE valued the Hemisphere Portfolio as at 1 February 2018 at approximately EUR1.1 billion on the basis of ?fair value? according to IFRS 13 and assuming vacant possession which disregarded internal leases to Company related entities and considered only leases between an external third-party tenant and the relevant Hemisphere Group entity. The Company will consider CBRE?s valuations in detail and will work with its auditors to determine the consolidated net book value of the Hemisphere Portfolio for the purposes of publication of the Company?s consolidated financial statements for 2017.



Shareholders and other investors in the Company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.
13-Mar-2018
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the Steinhoff announcement released on SENS this morning regarding the launch of an accelerated bookbuild offering to place up to 450 000 000 ordinary shares in KAP Industrial Holdings Limited (?KAP?) (?the Placing Shares?) (the ?Placing?).



Steinhoff has successfully placed the Placing Shares at a price of R8.15 per Placing Share (?Placing Price?) raising total gross proceeds of R3.667 billion (c. EUR251million). The book of demand was multiple times oversubscribed. The Placing Price represents a discount of 4.1% to the KAP closing price on Monday, 12 March 2018.



Accordingly, the Placing Shares, constituting approximately 16.7% of KAP?s issued share capital, will be allocated in terms of the Placing, reducing the Company?s interest in KAP from c. 43% to c. 26%. Settlement of the Placing is expected to occur on Friday, 16 March 2018.
13-Mar-2018
(Official Notice)
09-Mar-2018
(Official Notice)
09-Mar-2018
(Official Notice)
The Company received confirmation from the JSE Ltd. (?JSE?) that the Domestic Medium-Term Note Programme (the ?Note Programme?) of a subsidiary of the Company, Steinhoff Services Ltd. (?Steinhoff Services?), has been deregistered, following the settlement of all notes issued under the Note Programme (principal value ca. ZAR 7.6 billion). Steinhoff Services has no intention to issue further notes and successfully applied to the JSE for deregistration of the Note Programme.



Shareholders and other investors in the Company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.
28-Feb-2018
(Official Notice)
The company has today published its quarterly update for the first quarter of its 2018 financial year that ended on 31 December 2017. The quarterly update, together with an update letter from Ms Heather Sonn, acting Chairperson of the company, is available on the company?s website via the following link: www.steinhoffinternational.com.



Supervisory Board changes

The company will, in due course, invite its shareholders to its Annual General Meeting of shareholders (the ?AGM?) to be held on Friday, 20 April 2018. The invitation to the AGM will include the AGM agenda which will cover, among other items, proposals from the Supervisory Board of the company for the appointment of Ms Khanyisile Kweyama, Ms Moira Moses, Dr Hugo Nelson, Mr Clive Thomson, Mr Peter Wakkie and Ms Alexandra Watson, as new independent members of the Supervisory Board.



These individuals have been carefully selected by the Supervisory Board as part of its commitment to strengthen its independence. Information concerning each of the new proposed members, including their prior experience and an explanation as to how they fit within the profile of the Supervisory Board, will be included in the AGM agenda and made available on the company?s website in advance of the AGM.



The AGM agenda will also include proposals for the reappointment of Ms Heather Sonn, Dr Johan van Zyl, Dr Steve Booysen and Ms Angela Kr?ger-Steinhoff to the Supervisory Board of the company.



To facilitate the orderly transition of the Supervisory Board to the new members and bring about significant new and independent oversight to the company, Mr Len Konar, Mr Claas Daun and Mr Bruno Steinhoff (each of whom was appointed on the initial listing of Steinhoff International Holdings Ltd. in 1998 and who were due to retire at or before the AGM on 20 April 2018 in line with the rotation policy) and Mr Theunie Lategan (independent director) have all retired early from the Supervisory Board with effect from today. None of them will therefore seek reappointment at the AGM.



Shareholders and other investors in the company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.
20-Feb-2018
(Official Notice)
15-Feb-2018
(Official Notice)
Further to Company's announcement on 4 January 2018, the Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Heis as Chief Restructuring Officer for the Group. Richard was previously Global Head of restructuring at KPMG (based in London) and has some 25 years? experience of restructuring complex and international groups.
15-Feb-2018
(Official Notice)
The Company will, in due course, invite its shareholders to its Annual General Meeting of shareholders (the ?AGM?) to be held on Friday, 20 April 2018.



The invitation to the AGM will include the AGM agenda which will cover, among other items, proposals for the appointment of the current acting members of the Management Board of the Company. The Supervisory Board also intends to put to shareholders at the AGM proposals regarding both the appointment of certain new members to the Supervisory Board and the re-election of certain of its existing members, and a further announcement will be made in due course.



Given the on-going investigation by PwC into certain accounting irregularities, matters relating to the Company?s consolidated financial statements for the year ended 30 September 2017 (the ?2017 Consolidated Accounts?), including their proposed adoption, will not be put to shareholders at the AGM. A separate General Meeting of shareholders of the Company will be convened as soon as possible once the 2017 Consolidated Accounts have been finalised, at which proposals relating to the 2017 Consolidated Accounts, including their adoption, will be put to shareholders.
06-Feb-2018
(Official Notice)
Following the Company?s announcement on 2 February 2018 that it would shortly be commencing a limited waiver proposal process, the Company has on Tuesday, 6 February 2018 begun the process by seeking waivers from the holders of the EUR465 million convertible bonds due 2021, the EUR1 116 million convertible bonds due 2022 and the EUR1 100 million convertible bonds due 2023 issued by Steinhoff Finance Holding GmbH (the ?Bonds?). The waivers being sought from the holders of the Bonds relate to the failure by the issuer to deliver certificates of compliance in light of the accounting irregularities announced by the Company on 5 December 2017 and related matters.



Shareholders and other investors in the Company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.
02-Feb-2018
(Official Notice)
Mr Thierry Guilbert has tendered his resignation on Friday, 1 February 2017 with immediate effect as a member of the supervisory board of the Company. Given his other executive commitments, Mr Guilbert does not consider that he can focus his efforts sufficiently on the Group at this critical time.



The supervisory board continues to keep the governance of the Group under review. A number of candidates are currently being considered to strengthen the independence of the supervisory board of the Company.

02-Feb-2018
(Official Notice)
02-Feb-2018
(Official Notice)
Further to the company?s announcement on 18 January 2018, the Group will shortly be recommending waivers of certain possible defaults under certain of the Group?s existing European holding companies? financing arrangements.



As part of the waiver proposals, the company is likely to voluntarily agree not to declare, make or pay any dividend for an interim period to 30 June 2018. The purpose of the waiver proposals is to continue to create a window of stability until 30 June 2018 for the Group, to allow management to focus on maintaining the trading performance of the individual business units and the development of the Group?s strategic options plan.



While the company is confident that it will receive sufficient support from its finance providers to obtain these limited waivers, there can be no assurance that the company will be able to reach agreement with its finance providers on acceptable terms or at all.



Shareholders and other investors in the company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.
01-Feb-2018
(Official Notice)
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (?JSE?) noted the release of the SENS announcement of Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (?Steinhoff?) dated 30 January 2018, whereby Steinhoff informed the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets that it will not publish the 2017 Consolidated Accounts by 31 January 2018. Notwithstanding such delay, the issued ordinary shares of Steinhoff International will continue to be listed and trade on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (?FSE?) and the JSE.



The market is reminded that Steinhoff International has a primary listing on the FSE and a secondary listing on the JSE and therefore the JSE wishes to reaffirm that it is not considering the suspension of Steinhoff International and that Steinhoff shares will continue to be listed and traded on the JSE. Suspending trading in Steinhoff on the JSE would place investors on the JSE at a disadvantage to those who are able to trade on the FSE.



The following securities have a primary listing on the JSE:

- the debt securities of Steinhoff Services Ltd.; and

- variable rate, cumulative, non-redeemable, non-participating preference shares of Steinhoff Investments Holdings Ltd.,



This announcement has been placed by the JSE in the interest of shareholders.
01-Feb-2018
(Official Notice)
31-Jan-2018
(Official Notice)
Following a briefing by the company to South African Parliament, the presentation presented is now available on its website: www.steinhoffinternational.com. Shareholders and other investors in the Company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.
30-Jan-2018
(Official Notice)
The company refers to its announcement on 5 December 2017 that its Supervisory Board had approached PwC to investigate certain accounting irregularities that had come to light and that the publication of the company?s consolidated financial statements for the year ending 30 September 2017 (the ?2017 Consolidated Accounts?) would be postponed. PwC continues to work with the company and its legal advisers in relation to the accounting irregularities and its independent investigation is ongoing. As a result, in accordance with its regulatory requirements, the company has today informed the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets that it will not publish the 2017 Consolidated Accounts by 31 January 2018. Notwithstanding such delay, the company?s issued ordinary shares will continue to be listed and trade on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. The company will provide an update on the progress of the accounting enquiries and the availability of the 2017 Consolidated Accounts as soon as it is able to do so.



South African Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission (?CIPC?) notice The company has received a compliance notice from the CIPC, confirming the requirements that the company should take steps to investigate the previously reported accounting irregularities in terms of the South African Companies Act No 71 of 2008 (?the Act?) within a period of six months from the date of the compliance notice and to bring the necessary actions that may be required in terms of the Act.



Shareholders and other investors in the company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.
26-Jan-2018
(Official Notice)
As previously announced, the company is today, 26 January 2018, holding a meeting with certain of its European-based financial creditors and the company hereby announces that materials containing certain information set out in a presentation for that meeting are now available on its website: http://steinhoffinternational.com/.



Shareholders and other investors in the company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.
24-Jan-2018
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the company?s announcement dated 18 January 2018 and more particularly the measures being undertaken to manage the redemption of some of the financial indebtedness in South Africa. In this regard, Steinhoff Services Ltd., a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of the company (?Services?) and issuer of the ZAR15 000 000 000 Domestic Medium Term Note Programme (the ?Programme?) sent a notice to holders of its Notes under the Programme (the ?Noteholders?) requesting written consent from the Noteholders to reduce the maturity date to 23 February 2018 (the ?Amended Maturity Date?) (the ?Consent?) by amending the terms of the Programme. The Noteholders are required to provide the Consent by no later than 17h00 on 20 February 2018 in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Programme.



Should the Consent be obtained from the requisite majority of the Noteholders, Services will proceed to redeem the capital outstanding under the Programme amounting to ZAR7 600 000 000 together with any accrued interest thereon on the Amended Maturity Date, such redemption will be made out of funds available within the Group?s South Africa business.



Shareholders and other investors in the company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.
22-Jan-2018
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff refers to the Company?s announcement released on 20 December 2017, in which the Company informed the market that the decision of the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal (the ?Chamber?) was anticipated to be issued by 22 January 2018.



The Board of Steinhoff has received a letter from the Chamber informing Steinhoff that it is not in a position as yet to issue its decision and it is currently anticipated that a formal decision will be issued by 19 February 2018.



Shareholders and other investors in the Company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the group.
22-Jan-2018
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the Steinhoff announcement released on SENS on Monday, 22 January 2018, wherein Steinhoff announced the launch of an accelerated bookbuild offering to place approximately 29.5 million PSG Group Ltd. (?PSG Group?) ordinary shares (?Placing Shares?), subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions including pricing acceptable to Steinhoff (the ?Placing?), to be carried out by PSG Capital (Pty) Ltd. (?PSG Capital?) and The Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd. (?Standard Bank?) (each of PSG Capital and Standard Bank being a ?Bookrunner? and, together, the ?Joint Bookrunners?).



The Company is pleased to announce that it has successfully priced and closed the Placing today, 22 January 2018.



Steinhoff has successfully placed the Placing Shares at a Placing price of R240.00 per Placing Share (?Placing Price?) raising total proceeds of R7.1 billion. The book of demand was multiple times oversubscribed. Accordingly, a total of 29 429 937 PSG Group ordinary shares, constituting approximately 13.5% of PSG Group?s issued share capital (net of treasury shares), will be allocated in terms of the Placing. The Placing Price represents a discount of 5.3% to the PSG Group closing price on Friday, 19 January 2018.



Steinhoff would like to thank all participants that submitted bids and participated in the Placing. Trade date is Tuesday, 23 January 2018 and Settlement of the Placing Shares is expected to occur on Friday, 26 January 2018.
22-Jan-2018
(Official Notice)
The Company has sold 29 429 937 shares in PSG Group Ltd. (?PSG?) (the ?Share Sale?). The sale price was R240.00 per PSG share. The Share Sale relates to approximately 13.5% of the issued share capital of PSG (net of treasury shares). Following the Share Sale, the Company?s indirect interest in PSG has reduced from 16.0% to approximately 2.5% (net of treasury shares). The proceeds from the Share Sale, before costs, amount to approximately ZAR7.1billion (being approximately EUR478 million). The Share Sale is expected to settle on Friday, 26 January 2018.



Shareholders and other investors in the Company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.
22-Jan-2018
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff refers to its announcement published on Thursday, 18 January 2018 in which the Company inter alia informed the market that it would undertake various measures to stabilise and de-leverage the Steinhoff Group. These measures amongst others include a refinancing and redemption of some or all of the financial indebtedness within South Africa and the realisation of a limited number of assets to support additional liquidity for the Group as required.



In line with the stated measures, Steinhoff has decided to launch an accelerated bookbuild in order to place approximately 29.5 million PSG Group ordinary shares (?Placing Shares?) (the ?Placing?), subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions including pricing acceptable to Steinhoff to be carried out by PSG Capital (Pty) Ltd. (?PSG Capital?) and The Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd. (?Standard Bank?) (each of PSG Capital and Standard Bank being a ?Bookrunner? and, together, the ?Joint Bookrunners?).



Steinhoff will not dispose of the Placing Shares at all costs, as the Placing is being undertaken in order to be pro-active and prudent. Therefore, to the extent that acceptable pricing is not achieved, in the sole discretion of Steinhoff, the Placing will not go ahead.



Information relating to PSG Group

Information on PSG Group, including its most recent annual report, interim financial results and investor presentation, can be found on its website at www.psggroup.co.za. It should be noted that Steinhoff bears no responsibility for any information included on PSG Group?s website.



Information relating to the Placing

The Placing Shares will be offered to qualifying institutional investors only (which includes private client platforms in South Africa) and the Placing does not and will not constitute, nor is it intended to constitute, an offer to the public to purchase any shares.



The book will open with immediate effect and Steinhoff reserves the right to close it at any time. Pricing and allocations will be announced as soon as practicable following the closing of the book.



22-Jan-2018
(Official Notice)
The Company has decided to launch an accelerated bookbuild in order to place approximately 29.5 million ordinary shares in PSG Group Ltd. with qualifying institutional investors (the ?Placing Shares?) (the ?Placing?), subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions including the pricing of the Placing Shares being acceptable to the Company. If acceptable pricing is not achieved, in the sole discretion of the Company, the Placing will not go ahead. The Placing is to be carried out by PSG Capital (Pty) Ltd. and The Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd. (the ?Joint Bookrunners?).



The Placing will commence with immediate effect and the Company reserves the right to close it at any time. Pricing and allocations will be announced as soon as practicable following the closing of the book.



Shareholders and other investors in the Company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.

18-Jan-2018
(Official Notice)
18-Jan-2018
(Official Notice)
As part of the Group?s continued efforts to drive performance of its key operating assets, Mr Jayendra Naidoo has tendered his resignation with immediate effect as a member of the Supervisory Board of the Company, in order to focus his efforts on the board of the Company?s JSE-listed subsidiary company, Steinhoff Africa Retail Ltd. (STAR), where he is the Chairman.



Mr Naidoo?s position on the Company?s Supervisory Board will be filled by a new independent director to be appointed in due course. The Supervisory Board continues to keep the governance of the Group under review and a number of candidates are in the process of being approached to strengthen the independence of the Supervisory Board.
04-Jan-2018
(Official Notice)
04-Jan-2018
(Official Notice)
Further to the Company?s announcement of 19 December 2017 confirming the strengthening of the management board through the designation of Danie van der Merwe as Acting CEO and the nominations of Alexandre Nodale as Deputy CEO and Louis Du Preez as Commercial Director, further changes to the management of the Company have been made.



The current CFO, Ben la Grange has, on Thursday, 4 January 2018 stepped down as CFO and as a member of the management board to focus on the preservation and procurement of liquidity in the Group, in addition to the finalisation of the Company?s audited 2017 consolidated financial statements and comparative statements.



Philip Dieperink will replace Ben as acting CFO pending formal appointment to the management board of the Company. Philip has been with the Group in various CFO positions since 2001, and will remain as the CFO of Steinhoff UK. The nomination of Philip Dieperink will be submitted to the general meeting of the Company for appointment in due course.



It is further intended that an external independent debt restructuring expert (a Chief Restructuring Officer) will be contracted to assist with these matters and a process to identify such person is underway.



Shareholders and other investors in the Company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.



02-Jan-2018
(Official Notice)
28-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
Investors are advised that Moody?s Investors Service (Moody?s) has on 28 December 2017 downgraded certain of the Steinhoff group?s ratings. Investors are referred to the rating action notice released by Moody?s for any additional information, which is available on the Moody?s website at: https://www.moodys.com/research/--PR_376696



Steinhoff remains in discussion with the group?s lenders seeking their on-going support as well as further funding for the group so as to meet short-term liquidity needs and enhance the stability of the group?s operations. Shareholders and other investors in the Company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the group.
21-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff refers to the Company?s announcement released on 20 November 2017, in which the Company informed the market that the decision of the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal (the ?Chamber?) was anticipated to be issued by 22 December 2017.



The Board of Steinhoff has, on 21 December 2017 received a letter from the Chamber informing Steinhoff that it is not in a position as yet to issue its decision and it is currently anticipated that a formal decision will be issued no later than 22 January 2018.



Shareholders and other investors in the Company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the group.



19-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
As previously announced, the Company is holding a meeting with its lenders and in advance of that meeting the Company hereby announces certain information set out in a presentation for the meeting and that those materials are now available on its website steinhoffinternational.com/. An audio presentation of members of the Steinhoff management team discussing the presentation materials will be made available on the Company?s website following the lenders? meeting.



Holders of Steinhoff Services Ltd. securities are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the group.

19-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
As previously announced, the Company is holding a meeting with its lenders and in advance of that meeting the Company hereby announces certain information set out in a presentation for the meeting and that those materials are now available on its website www.steinhoffinternational.com/. An audio presentation of members of the Steinhoff management team discussing the presentation materials will be made available on the Company?s website following the lenders? meeting. Shareholders and other investors in the Company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the group.
19-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
19-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
The Supervisory Board has designated Danie van der Merwe, who has been COO of Steinhoff, as acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and has further strengthened the Management Board by the nomination of two additional members, Alexandre Nodale as Deputy CEO and Louis Du Preez as Commercial Director. Alexandre will bring additional financial oversight and European retail experience to the Management Board. He will remain CEO of Conforama, a major subsidiary of Steinhoff. Louis du Preez is an experienced qualified attorney, specialising in corporate and commercial matters. Following these nominations the Managing Board will consist of: Danie van Der Merwe, acting Chief Executive Officer, Alexandre Nodale, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Ben La Grange Chief Financial Officer and Louis Du Preez, Commercial Director.
15-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
The Company has sold approximately 20.6 million shares in PSG Group Ltd. (?PSG?), an indirect affiliate of the Company (the ?Share Sale?). The sale price was R230 per PSG share. The Share Sale relates to approximately 9.5% of the issued share capital of PSG (net of treasury). Following the Share Sale, the Company?s indirect interest in PSG has reduced from 25.5% to approximately 16.0%. The proceeds from the Share Sale, before costs, amount to approximately ZAR4.7 billion (being approximately EUR293 million). The proceeds will be used in support of operational activities. The Share Sale is expected to settle on Wednesday, 19 December 2017.



Shareholders and other investors in the Company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the group.
15-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
The company has today been informed that various banks that provided funding to an entity ultimately held and controlled by Dr Christo Wiese, have enforced their security rights over approximately 98.4 million shares in the company held by that entity and sold such shares (the ?Share Sale?).



The entity in question was a member of the voting pool which consisted of certain shareholders of the company. The parties to the voting pool had committed to certain arrangements with respect to their voting rights in the company, including an agreement to jointly exercise substantial control (gezamenlijke overwegende zeggenschap) over the company. The company has been informed that the voting pool arrangements (including the joint exercise of substantial control) have automatically and immediately terminated as a result of the combined voting interest falling below 30%, which happened as a result of the Share Sale.



Shareholders and other investors in Steinhoff are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.
15-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
The company is providing the following update further to its announcement dated 8 December 2018.



Dr Christo Wiese, Chairman of the Supervisory Board and Delegated Supervisory Chairman today, 15 December 2017, offered to resign from the Supervisory Board.



Dr Wiese made this offer in order to reinforce the independent governance of the company of which he is a major shareholder. The Supervisory Board, on the advice of the independent committee of the Supervisory Board, has accepted his resignation to address any possible conflict of interest that may exist. Dr Wiese has offered to provide any ongoing assistance that may be required by the company.



Ms Heather Sonn, a member of the Supervisory Board and its independent sub-committee, has agreed to assume the position of acting Chairperson. Ms Sonn will remain a member of the independent committee together with the other two members, Johan van Zyl and Dr Steve Booysen.



In addition, given the family relationship, Mr Jacob Wiese has also offered his resignation which has been accepted. The Supervisory Board acknowledges Mr Wiese?s contribution to the company and his offer of ongoing assistance.



Shareholders and other investors in the company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the group.
14-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
The Company is providing the following update further to its announcement dated 5 December 2017 and its ongoing investigations into past financial years. This update is made on the basis of the information that has been made available and analysed to date. The Company, on the advice of the independent committee of the Supervisory Board, has formed the view that issues concerning the validity and recoverability of certain Steinhoff Europe balance sheet assets under scrutiny in the 2017 audit work, are also relevant to the 2016 consolidated financial statements. Therefore, the Company announces that, based on section 2:362 (6) of the Dutch Civil Code, the 2016 consolidated financial statements will need to be restated and can no longer be relied upon.



The Company, on the advice of the independent committee of the Supervisory Board, together with their advisers, is taking all necessary steps to address the audit issues and will keep the market informed of any material developments.



Shareholders and other investors in Steinhoff are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.
11-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
Reference is made to the announcement released on 8 December 2017, in which the Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. Group (?the Group?) announced the rescheduling of its regular annual lender meeting in London from 11 December to 19 December 2017. In advance of this meeting, the Group wishes to provide the following updates:



Appointment of an International Advisory Team

The Group announced that Moelis - Company ("Moelis") and AlixPartners have been appointed as independent financial advisor and operational advisor respectively with immediate effect. Moelis will support and advise on the Group?s discussions with its lenders, while AlixPartners will assist on liquidity management and operational measures.



Immediate Stabilisation

The Group is currently fully focussed on safeguarding operational liquidity to continue funding existing operations throughout its various subsidiaries. In this context, the Group is asking for and requires continued support in relation to existing facilities from all its lenders to achieve an immediate stabilisation of the Group?s financing.



Lender Meeting

The purpose of the meeting will be for the Group to provide an update on its ongoing operational and financial situation. An agenda for the meeting will be circulated ahead of 19 December 2017.



Caution

Shareholders and other investors in the company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the group.
11-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
Following the resignation of the former CEO, Markus Jooste, and subsequent events, the Supervisory Board of the company has taken a number of actions to date, including the following:

* A board subcommittee, composed solely of independent non-executive directors and headed by Johan van Zyl has been constituted to bolster the independent governance of the group. The other members are Dr Steve Booysen and Ms Heather Sonn;

* The audit committee is working with our statutory auditors, Deloitte to facilitate the release of our audited financial statements;

* PWC has been appointed as forensic investigators and they have commenced their investigations; and



Trading in the underlying businesses across the globe continues uninterrupted particularly in the pre-Christmas period.



Steinhoff is a global group with 130 000 employees in its underlying operations comprising approximately 12 000 retail outlets in 30 countries with many successful underlying operations.
08-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff Group has rescheduled its meeting with bankers in London to 19 December 2017.



It has been Steinhoff?s practice to hold a private meeting annually with a group of its bankers from various countries for a number of years. In these meetings, Steinhoff provided the bankers with information about the published financial statements and also provided certain information pertaining to the Steinhoff Europe Group?s budget for the year ahead.



On the assumption that the Group?s annual financial statements would be published on 6 December 2017, this year?s meeting was scheduled to take place on Monday, 11 December 2017. Given the fact that the publication of the 2017 financial statements has had to be postponed, for reasons outlined in the statement published on 5 December 2017, the meeting originally scheduled for 11 December 2017 will now take place on 19 December 2017.

07-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the AD HOC announcement released on 5 December 2017 in which the company advised the market that the company?s audited results will be delayed pending further investigation.



Accounting

The Supervisory Board has today given further consideration to the issues subject to the investigation and to the validity and recoverability of certain non-South African assets of the company which amount to circa EUR6bn.



Liquidity

The company wishes to provide additional comfort on the company?s liquidity. In this regard, the company has today received expressions of interest in certain non-core assets that will release a minimum of ?1bn of liquidity. In addition, the Company?s subsidiary Steinhoff Africa Retail Limited (STAR) will today formally commit to the refinancing of its long-term liabilities due to the company. It is expected that the STAR refinancing will be concluded on better terms than those applicable to STAR?s current liabilities due to Steinhoff, given the strong cash flow inherent in its business. The additional liquidity of circa EUR2bn expected to be achieved through these measures will strengthen the Company?s balance sheet and should provide additional comfort to stakeholders of the Company?s ability to be able to fund its existing operations and reduce debt.



CFO

Furthermore, based on the current information at the Board? disposal there is no evidence to suggest that the CFO had any involvement in the matters under investigation. Therefore, the Company wishes to confirm that its CFO, Ben La Grange, remains in his position. Ben La Grange has resigned from his position as CEO of STAR in order to focus solely on his role as CFO of the Company at this time.



Caution

Shareholders and other investors in the company are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the group.
06-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
The Supervisory Board of Steinhoff advised shareholders that new information has come to light which relates to accounting irregularities requiring further investigation. The Supervisory Board, in consultation with the statutory auditors of the Company, has approached PWC to perform an independent investigation.



Markus Jooste, CEO of Steinhoff has tendered his resignation with immediate effect and the Board has accepted the resignation.



Steinhoff will update the market as the aforesaid investigation proceeds. The Company will publish the audited 2017 consolidated financial statements when it is in a position to do so. In addition, the Company will determine whether any prior years? financial statements will need to be restated.



The Supervisory Board has appointed its Chairman, Dr Christo Wiese, as Executive Chairman (Delegated Supervisory Chairman) on an interim basis. In addition, Pieter Erasmus, the previous CEO of Pepkor Group, has agreed to join Dr Wiese in an executive advisory capacity to assist with managing the group?s various retail interests around the world. Dr Wiese and the Board will supplement the management team and will embark on a detailed review of all aspects of the Company?s business with a view to maximising shareholder value.



Shareholders and other investors in Steinhoff are advised to exercise caution when dealing in the securities of the Group.
04-Dec-2017
(Official Notice)
The Supervisory Board of Steinhoff confirms that the 2017 consolidated financial statements will be released albeit in unaudited form on schedule on 6 December 2017. In connection with the audit of the consolidated financial statements of the Company for the financial year ended 30 September 2017, the Supervisory Board and the statutory auditors of the Company have not yet finalised their review of certain matters and circumstances, most of which were raised by the criminal and tax investigation in Germany (as previously reported). No additional information came to light to change the previous views expressed regarding the investigation. The Company expects to publish the audited 2017 consolidated financial statements before 31 January 2018.
20-Nov-2017
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff N.V. refered to the press announcement released earlier on 20 November 2017, in which the Company informed the market that the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal (the ?Chamber?) currently anticipated that a formal decision will be issued by no later than the 22 nd of December 2018. This date was incorrectly included and is in fact 22 December 2017.
20-Nov-2017
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. ("Steinhoff" or the ?Company?) refers to the ad hoc announcement released on 18 September 2017 and the press releases released on 18 and 21 September 2017, respectively, in which the Company informed the market of a hearing before the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal (the ?Chamber?).



The Board of Steinhoff, on Monday, 20 November 2017, received a letter from the Chamber informing Steinhoff that it is not in a position as yet to formally issue its decision and that it is currently anticipated that a formal decision will be issued by no later than the 22nd of December 2018. The Company was advised by its Dutch counsel that such a delay is quite common and it does not signify any particular outcome whatsoever. Furthermore, the Chamber will be in its rights (and again it is quite common) should they elect to further delay the decision.



The Company remains confident that the petition will be dismissed.



08-Nov-2017
(Official Notice)
In response to a Reuters release from Wednesday, 8 November, 2017, the Company clarifies again that Steinhoff?s reporting and investor information regarding all transactions between Steinhoff and GT Global Branding are in line with all IFRS (International Reporting Standard) requirements including internal accounting rules and the Prospectus Directive.



Steinhoff co-invested as a minority shareholder in GT Branding Holding in 2015 to enable the company to continue to invest, develop and strengthen the manufacturing furniture brands on a world-wide basis. This decision further based on the economic return to be derived from this investment (in establishing and owning relevant brands worthy of earning royalties from a host of customers in future).



In the Steinhoff annual accounts from September 30, 2016, GT Branding Holding forms part of Steinhoff?s associate investments. The equity in the company (together with the preference share amounting to Euro 384 mio) is shown in investment in and loans to associated companies. The funding supplied to GT Branding Holding is shown under short term loans and amounted to Euro 339 mio. Loans bear interest at market related interest rates. In terms of IAS 24 the net amount for the 2016 September financial year amounted to zero and therefore no disclosure was made as the related party transaction was zero.



24-Oct-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders of Steinhoff N.V. were advised that the company informed the Authority for Financial Markets in the Netherlands that the Management Board of the Company has undertaken share buy backs under the authority granted by Shareholders. The company repurchased 78 383 178 Steinhoff shares, representing 1.8% of its issued share capital. The Shares acquired by the Company (or held by subsidiaries of the Company) will be treated as treasury shares and accordingly reduced the number of voting interests to 4 231 343 966 shares.
02-Oct-2017
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff shareholders are referred to the various publications by the Company related to the separate listing of STAR on the JSE. Steinhoff announces that STAR listed on the JSE on 20 September 2017 (?the Listing?)and issued 750 million new STAR shares under a private placement in a book that was 4.8 times oversubscribed, raising an aggregate amount of R15.4 billion (?the Private Placement?). The proceeds from the Private Placement (net of costs) were distributed by STAR to subsidiaries of Steinhoff (?the Distribution?).



Post the listing, STAR shares traded consistently above the listing price of R20.50 per share. Subsequently, STAR?s stabilisation manager (Citi Bank) exercised a call option to purchase a further 50 million existing STAR ordinary shares (?the Overallotment Shares?) from Steinhoff for delivery to external STAR shareholders under an overallotment option.



Accordingly, the listing of STAR resulted in the placement of an aggregate of 800 million STAR shares and total capital raised of approximately R16.4 billion. Steinhoff subsidiaries received an aggregate amount of approximately R16 billion (EUR1 billion) from the Distribution and disposal of the Overallotment Shares.

STAR continues to trade above the listing price, valuing STAR at R75.6 billion as at close of business on 29 September 2017. Post all of the above transactions, Steinhoff continues to indirectly hold 76.81% of STAR?s issued share capital.



Moody?s Investors Service released a note on Steinhoff on Friday 29 September 2017 titled ?Listing of 23.19% of African Retail assets credit positive? regarding the Listing of STAR.

22-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff N.V. refered to the press release and ad hoc announcement released on 18 September 2017 in which it informed the market of a hearing before the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal.



Steinhoff N.V. presented its position to the court and remains confident that the arguments, supported by independent lawyers and legal opinions will lead to the rejection of the petition .



The chamber will now deliberate and Steinhoff N.V. expects a court decision to be presented within the next two months.
18-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
18-Sep-2017
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff N.V. confirms receipt of a petition to the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal. Steinhoff is confident that the petition will be dismissed.



Steinhoff N.V. confirms receipt of a petition by OM Handels GmbH and MW Handels GmbH for an annual accounts proceeding before the Enterprise Chamber of the Amsterdam Court of Appeal. The petition relates to the 30 September 2016 audited accounts. The hearing will take place in camera (behind closed doors) on Thursday 21 September 2017. Steinhoff is confident that the petition will be dismissed.
31-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
24-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
04-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
04-Aug-2017
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff and Steinhoff Africa Retail Limited, a subsidiary of Steinhoff (?STAR?) to be listed on the JSE Limited (?JSE?) concluded and entered into call option agreements with Lancaster Group Proprietary Limited and Titan Premier Investments Proprietary Limited (a company ultimately controlled by a family trust of Dr. Christo Wiese, the Chairman of Steinhoff) and one of its subsidiaries to acquire economic and voting interests in Thibault Square Financial Services (Pty) Ltd (?Thibault?) and Shoprite (together with a call option agreement in place with the Public Investment Corporation SOC Limited, the ?Call Options?). After implementation of the Call Options are exercised and implemented, STAR will hold approximately 22.7% of the economic interest and 50% of the voting rights in Shoprite. STAR intends to exercise the Call Options following the implementation of its listing on the JSE (the ?Listing?). STAR will settle the consideration payable for the exercise of the Call Options by the issuance of a fixed number of ordinary shares in STAR (representing a c.33.6% interest in the ordinary share capital of STAR after implementation of the Listing and the Call Options) (the ?Consideration?).



The Consideration payable for the exercise of the Call Options has been determined based on, inter alia, a share price of R215 per share for the approximately 128.2 million underlying Shoprite ordinary shares, an amount of R4.0 billion attributable to the deferred voting shares and an additional c. R4.0 billion for cash and cash equivalents held by Thibault. The implementation of the Call Options remains subject to certain conditions precedent including regulatory approvals such as Competition Authorities? approval. The exercise and implementation of the Call Options will not require STAR to extend a mandatory offer to the remaining Shoprite shareholders in terms of the South African Companies Act, No 71 of 2008 (?Act?) and the Takeover Regulations as defined in the Act. Further details on the Listing and the Call Options are included in the press release released simultaneously with this announcement and full details will be included pre-listing statement related to the listing of STAR.
18-Jul-2017
(Official Notice)
SNH 201707180027A Steinhoff N.V. announced the successful debut placement of a senior unsecured fixed-rate corporate bond with an aggregate principal amount of EUR 800mn. The bond will be issued by its subsidiary Steinhoff Europe AG and will be unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed by Steinhoff N.V.



The bond, which will have a term of 7.5 years and will bear an annual coupon of 1.875%, will be issued in a denomination of EUR 100,000 on 24 July 2017 and will be admitted to trading on the regulated market of the Luxembourg Stock Exchange. Moody's has announced that it will assign a ?Baa3 (stable outlook)? credit rating to the bond, which is in line with the long-term corporate rating assigned by Moody?s to Steinhoff N.V.



The bond was offered to institutional investors after a pan-European roadshow and was met with strong interest for Steinhoff?s business model and high investor demand, resulting in an upsize from the initial target size of EUR500-750mn, and a 4.2x oversubscribed final order book. Steinhoff intends to use the net proceeds from the issuance of the bond primarily to repay existing fi- nancial indebtedness and for general corporate purposes.



BNP Paribas, Credit Agricole CIB and HSBC acted as Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners, whilst BofA Merrill Lynch, Commerzbank, Mizuho Securities, The Royal Bank of Scotland plc (trading as NatWest Markets) and UniCredit Bank acted as Joint Bookrunners, and Erste Group, MUFG, NATIXIS and Soci?t? G?n?rale acted as Other Bookrunners in connection with the transaction.
07-Jun-2017
(C)
The following are the company's maiden interim results following the change in year end from June to September. Revenue from continuing operations came in at EUR10.2 billion whilst gross profit was EUR4.1 billion. Operating profit of EUR885 million was recorded. Profit attributable to owners was EUR706 million. In addition, sustainable earnings per share from continuing operations were EUR16.4cps.



Dividend

In terms of Steinhoff's dividend policy, Steinhoff declares dividends annually and the 2017 dividend will only be approved at the annual general meeting scheduled for 12 March 2018, following Steinhoff's year-end.

22-May-2017
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff announced on 15 April 2016 that it changed its financial year end from 30 June to 30 September. To assist investors with analysing the upcoming half year results announcement for the six months ended 31 March 2017 (to be announced on 7 June 2017), Steinhoff has published unaudited consolidated financial information for the comparative six months period ended 31 March 2016 on the Group?s website www.steinhoffinternational.com.
17-May-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders of Steinhoff are hereby advised that the company is evaluating and initiating steps to establish the separate listing of its African retail businesses on the main board of the JSE Ltd. (?JSE?) (the ?Listing?).



Prior to the Listing, Steinhoff will consolidate its African retail businesses, with assets including Pepkor South Africa and rest of Africa, JD Group, Unitrans Automotive, Steinbuild, Poco South Africa and Tekkie Town (collectively, ?Steinhoff Africa Retail Assets?), under a single holding company (?ListCo?).



The Steinhoff Africa Retail Assets are comprised of highly recognisable retail brands that have an extensive retail footprint and impressive growth track-record, both in South Africa and the rest of Africa.



Rationale

Steinhoff will continue to own a controlling interest in ListCo and it is the vision of Steinhoff to create a diversified multi-format listed retail company of significant size and scale with its roots in Africa.



The Listing will result in Steinhoff?s African retail exposure being held through a separately listed entity which can be independently valued as an emerging market, African-focused retail company. The establishment of a listed reference price for the Steinhoff Africa Retail Assets will avoid these assets being undervalued.



A separation of Steinhoff?s emerging market retail business and developed market retail business will be a natural progression for the respective businesses given the divergent strategic focus in each market.



Timing

ListCo has appointed Citigroup Global Markets Ltd., Investec Bank Ltd., Morgan Stanley - Co International Plc and Rand Merchant Bank (a division of FirstRand Bank Ltd.) to advise on the proposed Listing.



Any decision to proceed with the Listing will be subject to a number of factors, including, inter alia, market conditions and regulatory approvals. It is contemplated that the Listing will be completed in the third quarter of 2017.



The Listing will include a capital raise to achieve the required public shareholder spread, with Steinhoff retaining control in ListCo.



Cautionary Announcement

The Listing may have a material effect on the price of the securities of Steinhoff. Accordingly, shareholders are required to exercise caution when dealing in the company?s shares until a further announcement is made.
14-Mar-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that at the annual general meeting of Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (?Steinhoff? or ?the Company?) held at 12:00pm CET on 14 March 2017, at the Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Schiphol Boulevard 701, 1118 BN Schiphol Airport, Municipality of Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands (?the AGM?), all of the resolutions proposed in the notice of meeting made available to shareholders on the Company?s website on 31 January 2017 were passed by the requisite majority of votes cast by the Steinhoff shareholders present or represented at the AGM.
07-Mar-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the Notice of the Annual General Meeting of the Company, to be held on 14 March 2017 (?AGM Notice?). In this regard, the AGM Notice contains a proposal to determine the final dividend of 3 Euro cents per Steinhoff ordinary share (the ?Dividend?), which if approved by the shareholders of Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (the ?Company? or ?Steinhoff?), will be paid on 20 March 2017.



As indicated in the AGM Notice, the Dividend will be paid in Euro for shareholders who hold their shares on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (?FSE?) and in South African Rand (?ZAR? or ?Rand?) for shareholders who hold their Steinhoff ordinary shares on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange operated by the JSE Ltd. (the ?JSE?).



In this regard the ZAR exchange rate applicable to the Dividend will be ZAR 13.74 : EUR1.00, resulting in a gross ZAR distribution of 41.22 ZAR cents per Steinhoff ordinary share.



For ease of reference, the salient dates are set out below:

Salient dates and times for shares held on the FSE: 2017

*Last day to trade in shares on the FSE in order to be eligible Wednesday, 15 March for the distribution

*Shares trade ex-entitlement on the FSE Thursday, 16 March

*Record Date Friday, 17 March

*Payment date Monday, 20 March



Salient dates and times for shares traded on the JSE: 2017

*Last day to trade in shares on the JSE in order to be eligible for the distribution Tuesday, 14 March

*Shares trade ex-entitlement on the JSE Wednesday, 15 March

*Record Date Friday, 17 March

*Payment date Monday, 20 March

28-Feb-2017
(Official Notice)
20-Feb-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders of Steinhoff and Shoprite (together ?the Companies?) are referred to the joint announcement of the Companies on 14 December 2016 (?the Cautionary Announcement?), regarding the negotiations between the Companies, initiated by the Public Investment Corporation SOC Ltd. (?PIC?) and Titan Premier Investments (Pty) Ltd. (?Titan?) as the largest shareholders of the Companies.



The Cautionary Announcement dealt with the potential sale of Steinhoff?s Africa retail assets to Shoprite (?the Proposed Transaction?), as well the possible exchange by the PIC and Titan of their Shoprite shares for Steinhoff shares at an ?to be agreed? ratio (?the Share Exchange?).



Shareholders of the Companies are hereby informed that the Companies have decided to terminate their negotiations related to the Proposed Transaction as the PIC, Titan and Steinhoff could not reach agreement on the exchange ratio that would apply to the Share Exchange.



The Proposed Transaction was investigated and analysed by the respective management teams of Steinhoff and Shoprite, and although the Proposed Transaction presents exciting opportunities for the Companies and their respective management teams, the fact that the relevant parties could not reach an agreement in respect of the Share Exchange resulted in the negotiations being terminated.



Accordingly, shareholders of Steinhoff and Shoprite are advised that caution is no longer required to be exercised by shareholders when dealing in their Steinhoff and/or Shoprite securities.
01-Feb-2017
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby convened to the annual general meeting of shareholders (the ?AGM?) of Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (the ?Company?), to be held at 12.00 pm CET on Tuesday, 14 March 2017 in Meeting Rooms 24 and 25 on the 2nd Floor at the Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Schiphol Boulevard 701, 1118 BN Schiphol Airport, municipality of Haarlemmermeer, the Netherlands. Registration will take place at the registration desk at the venue between 11:30 am CET and the commencement of the meeting at 12.00 pm CET.
31-Jan-2017
(Official Notice)
Further to the joint detailed cautionary announcement released on the Stock Exchange News Service on 14 December 2016, shareholders of Steinhoff and Shoprite (together, ?the Companies?) are advised that the Companies remain engaged in exclusive on-going negotiations regarding the potential sale of Steinhoff?s Africa retail assets to Shoprite as set out in the aforementioned cautionary announcement (?the Proposed Transaction?).



The Proposed Transaction, if successfully concluded, may have a material effect on the prices of the Companies? securities. Accordingly, shareholders of Steinhoff and Shoprite are advised to continue to exercise caution when dealing in their Steinhoff and Shoprite securities, respectively, until a further announcement is made.
14-Dec-2016
(Official Notice)
07-Dec-2016
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff ( "the company") published its 2016 annual report for the 15 months period ended 30 September 2016, a copy of which is available on the company's website www.steinhoffinternational.com.
07-Dec-2016
(Official Notice)
30-Nov-2016
(Official Notice)
The Frankfurt Stock Exchange (?FSE?) contacted the company at 11:30 CET to inform it that the company's shares had been suspended from trading on the FSE until close of business today, due to the FSE?s systems having captured divergent information on the ex- entitlement date for shares traded on the FSE. The FSE's systems incorrectly reflected 30 November 2016 as the first ex-entitlement date, rather than 1 December 2016 as communicated by the company on 15 November and 22 November 2016.



As a result of the divergent information, trading was technically suspended on the FSE until 12h35 CET after the divergent information had been corrected in the FSE's system, at which point trade recommenced. Shareholders are advised that Steinhoff shares are today (30 November 2016) trading on the FSE cum-dividend and will only commence trading on the FSE ex-dividend on 1 December 2016. Shares trading on the JSE commenced trading ex-dividend today, 30 November 2016.



The company is working with the FSE in order to ensure that such discrepancy should not arise in future.
22-Nov-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are referred to the declaration of the interim distribution of 12 Euro cents per Steinhoff ordinary share (the ?Distribution?) by Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (the ?Company? or ?Steinhoff?), as announced on 15 November 2016 (the ?Declaration Announcement?).



As indicated in the Declaration Announcement, the Distribution will be paid in Euro for shareholders who hold their shares on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (?FSE?) and in South African Rand (?ZAR? or ?Rand?) for shareholders who hold their Steinhoff ordinary shares on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange operated by the JSE Limited (the ?JSE?).



In this regard the ZAR exchange rate applicable to the distribution will be ZAR 15.015 : EUR1.00, resulting in a gross ZAR distribution of 180.18 ZAR cents per Steinhoff ordinary share. For ease of reference, the salient dates as set out in the Declaration Announcement are repeated below:

*Last day to trade in shares on the FSE in order to be eligible for the distribution Wednesday, 30 November

*Shares trade ex-entitlement on the FSE Thursday, 1 December 2016

*Record Date Friday, 2 December 2016

*Payment date Tuesday, 6 December 2016



Salient dates and times for shares traded on the JSE:

*Last day to trade in shares on the JSE in order to be eligible for the distributionTuesday, 29 November 2016

*Shares trade ex-entitlement on the JSE Wednesday, 30 November 2016

*Record Date Friday, 2 December 2016

*Payment date Tuesday, 6 December 2016



16-Nov-2016
(Official Notice)
28-Sep-2016
(Official Notice)
15-Sep-2016
(Official Notice)
The board of Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (?Steinhoff?) announces that the High Court of Justice in England and Wales has today sanctioned the scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006 (the ?Scheme?) by which the recommended cash offer by Steinhoff Europe AG (?SEAG?) for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Poundland not already directly or indirectly owned by it (the ?Offer?) is being implemented.



The complete announcement and all related offer documents may be found on Steinhoff?s website at www.steinhoffinternational.com/05-poundland-offer-disclaimer.php





14-Sep-2016
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff announced the successful consummation of its previously announced $64.00 per share cash tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Mattress Firm Holding Corp.



The tender offer, which was made pursuant to an agreement and plan of merger, dated as of August 6, 2016 (the ?Merger Agreement?), among Steinhoff, Stripes US Holding, Inc., Stripes Acquisition Corp. (each a wholly-owned subsidiary of Steinhoff) and Mattress Firm, expired as scheduled at midnight New York City time, on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. A total of 25,104,824 Mattress Firm shares, representing approximately 67.36% of the outstanding common stock of Mattress Firm, were validly tendered into and not withdrawn from the offer. In addition, notices of guaranteed delivery were delivered with respect to approximately 1,350,792 shares, representing approximately 3.62% of the outstanding common stock of Mattress Firm. All validly tendered shares have been accepted for payment, which will be made in accordance with the terms of the tender offer.



Steinhoff intends to complete the acquisition of Mattress Firm concurrently with payment for the tendered shares in accordance with the Merger Agreement through a merger of an indirect wholly- owned subsidiary with Mattress Firm. All shares of Mattress Firm common stock not purchased in the tender offer (other than (i) treasury shares, (ii) shares owned by Steinhoff or Mattress Firm or any direct or indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Steinhoff or Mattress Firm and (iii) shares held by a Mattress Firm stockholder who has properly exercised their dissenters? rights of appraisal in respect of such shares) will be converted into the right to receive $64.00 per share. Upon completion of the merger, Mattress Firm will become a subsidiary of Steinhoff and Mattress Firm?s common stock will cease trading on the NASDAQ Global Select Market.



08-Sep-2016
(Media Comment)
According to Business Report, Stenihoff International acquired Tekkie Town for an undisclosed amount. The deal will be finalised before the end of the year. Steinhoff anticipates that this deal will complement its general merchandise segment. Steinhoff also plans to acquire a stake in Mattress Firm which is based in Houston and is awaiting approval from the competition commission following its plans to acquire Poundland. The group intends to strengthen its market positions through organic growth, acquisitions and a streamlined supply chain.
07-Sep-2016
(Official Notice)
The board of Steinhoff announced that the Court Meeting and the General Meeting in connection with the recommended cash offer by Steinhoff Europe AG (?SEAG?) for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Poundland Group plc (?Poundland?) not already directly or indirectly owned by it (the ?Offer?), held today at Wellmans Road, Willenhall, West Midlands WV13 2QT, were each successfully concluded and:

- Scheme Shareholders voted to approve the Scheme at the Court Meeting; and

- holders of Poundland Shares voted to pass the Special Resolution in relation to the Scheme at the General Meeting.



The complete announcement and all related offer documents may be found on Steinhoff?s website at http://www.steinhoffinternational.com/05-poundland-offer-disclaimer.php
07-Sep-2016
(Official Notice)
07-Sep-2016
(Permanent)
Steinhoff changed its financial year-end from 30 June to 30 September.
31-Aug-2016
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (?Steinhoff? or ?the Company?) today published its unaudited financial update for the twelve months period ended 30 June 2016, a copy of which is available on the company?s website www.steinhoffinternational.com.



On 7 September 2016 at approximately 08:00 CEST, Steinhoff will release its financial results for the 12 months period ended 30 June 2016.



12-Aug-2016
(Official Notice)
Following the announcement on 11 August 2016 of the revised and final terms of the recommended cash offer for Poundland Group PLC (?Poundland?) by Steinhoff Europe AG (?SEAG?) or a wholly- owned subsidiary of SEAG (with the support of its ultimate parent company, Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (?Steinhoff?)) (the ?Offer?), the board of Poundland has today announced the publication of a circular in relation to the offer, explaining the terms of the offer, which is to be effected by means of a scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006 (the ?Scheme Document?).



The Scheme Document and related documents may be found, subject to certain restrictions in relation to persons resident in restricted jurisdictions, on Steinhoff?s website at www.steinhoffinternational.com/05-poundland-offer-disclaimer.php



Notification of the release of the Scheme Document will be made simultaneously on the London Stock Exchange RNS system, The Frankfurt Stock Exchange EQS system, and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange SENS system.



11-Aug-2016
(Official Notice)
08-Aug-2016
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff (FRANKFURT: SNH) and Mattress Firm (NASDAQ: MFRM) announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Steinhoff will, subject to the successful consummation of a cash tender offer, acquire Mattress Firm for USD64.00 per share in cash. This represents a total equity value of approximately USD2.4 billion and an enterprise value for Mattress Firm of approximately USD3.8 billion including net debt.



The investment in Mattress Firm will create the world?s largest multi-brand mattress retail distribution network and facilitate Steinhoff?s entry into the US Similar to the European retail mattress market, where Steinhoff is a leader, the North American mattress industry has demonstrated long term stability and consistent growth. Mattress Firm represents an attractive investment proposition to Steinhoff through its national footprint and leadership in the US mattress retail market.



The acquisition price is a premium of 115% to Mattress Firm?s closing price of USD29.74 per share at the close of trading on August 5, 2016. The transaction has been unanimously approved by the board of directors of Mattress Firm and the management and supervisory boards of Steinhoff.

Transaction Details



Under the terms of the merger agreement, an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Steinhoff will commence a cash tender offer to purchase up to all of the outstanding shares of Mattress Firm common stock for USD64.00 per share in cash. The closing of the tender offer is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory clearances and a majority tender condition, following which all remaining stockholders of Mattress Firm will be cashed out, with a right to receive the offer price in a merger that will take place as soon as practicable thereafter. The transaction is expected to close by or around the end of the third calendar quarter.



Steinhoff intends to finance the acquisition through a combination of bank and bridge loans. The closing of the transaction is not subject to any financing condition.



Steinhoff will post a slide presentation of the transaction on its website: www.steinhoffinternational.com.
13-Jul-2016
(Official Notice)
24-Jun-2016
(Official Notice)
Following the company's announcement on 15 June 2016, Steinhoff has since been notified that the board of Poundland has not accepted Steinhoff's proposal regarding a possible cash offer for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Poundland.



The board of Steinhoff notes the full year results for the year ended 27 March 2016 released by Poundland on 16 June 2016, the recent movement in the share price of Poundland and the impact of the EU Referendum on global markets.



The board of Steinhoff is considering its position and a further announcement will be made in due course.





17-Jun-2016
(Official Notice)
The Board of Steinhoff confirms that it that it has acquired 61,212,467 ordinary shares of 1 pence each in Poundland (the ?Shares?) which represent 22.78% of Poundland?s issued share capital. Further to this morning?s announcement, Steinhoff confirms that any possible offer for Poundland will be made in cash.



There can be no certainty that any offer will be made and a further announcement will be made as appropriate. In accordance with Rule 26.1 of the Code, a copy of this announcement will be published on the Company?s website (http://www.Steinhoffinternational.com/) by no later than 12 noon on 16 June 2016.
15-Jun-2016
(Official Notice)
The Board of Steinhoff notes the recent share price movement in the share price of Poundland Group Plc (?Poundland?) and confirms that it is considering a possible offer for the entire issued share capital of Poundland. This announcement has been made without the consent of Poundland. A further announcement will be made when appropriate in due course.



In accordance with Rule 2.6(a) of the Code, Steinhoff must, by not later than 5.00 p.m. on 13 July 2016, either announce a firm intention to make an offer for Poundland in accordance with Rule 2.7 of the Code or announce that it does not intend to make an offer, in which case the announcement will be treated as a statement to which Rule 2.8 of the Code applies. This deadline will only be extended with the consent of the Takeover Panel in accordance with Rule 2.6(c) of the Code.



A copy of this announcement will be published on the Company?s website (http://www.steinhoffinternational.com) by no later than 12 noon on 16 June 2016. Investec are acting as financial adviser to Steinhoff. Linklaters LLP are providing legal advice to Steinhoff.
01-Jun-2016
(Official Notice)
31-May-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby advised that at the extraordinary general meeting of Steinhoff held at 12:00pm CET on 30 May 2016, at the Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Schiphol Boulevard 701, 1118 BN Schiphol Airport, Municipality of Haarlemmermeer, The Netherlands (?the EGM?), all of the resolutions proposed in the notice of meeting sent to shareholders on 15 April 2016 were passed by the requisite majority of votes cast by the Steinhoff shareholders present or represented at the EGM.



The Supervisory Board welcomes Dr. J. van Zyl and Adv. J.D. Wiese as new members and look forward to their valuable contribution. Furthermore, following the outcome of the EGM, the Supervisory Board has resolved to appoint Dr. C.H. Wiese as Chairman of the Supervisory Board, with Dr D. Konar being appointed Deputy Chair and lead independent director. As a result of the resignation of Mr. D.C. Brink, the vacancies in the Human Resources and Remuneration and Audit committees will be filled by Dr. S.F. Booysen and Dr. D Konar, respectively.



Finally, shareholders are hereby advised that Deloitte has been confirmed as the auditors of the Company by the Supervisory Board.
24-May-2016
(Official Notice)
On 11 April 2016, Conforama published an offer document setting out the full terms and conditions of the Offer (the "Offer Document"), announced on 18 March 2016. On 21 April 2016, the board of Conforama announced the terms of an increased cash offer at an offer price of 160 pence per Darty Share, which was declared final on 27 April 2016 (the "Final Offer"). Conforama notes the increased offer by Groupe Fnac S.A. ("Fnac") of 170 pence per Darty share (the "Fnac Offer") announced on 26 April 2016.



Levels of acceptances and disclosure of interests in relevant securities at Fourth Closing Date

As of the close of business on 23 May 2016 (being the last Business Day prior to the publication of this announcement), Conforama and its concert parties held 108,025,242 Darty Shares representing approximately 20.40 per cent. of the current issued share capital of Darty. As at 1.00 p.m. (London time) on 23 May 2016 (being the Fourth Closing Date), Conforama had received valid acceptances of the Offer in respect of 3,006,993 Darty Shares representing approximately 0.56% per cent. of the current issued share capital of Darty, as a result of which Conforama and other wholly owned subsidiaries of Steinhoff either owned or had received valid acceptances of the Offer in respect of a total of 111,032,235 Darty Shares, representing approximately 20.96% per cent. of the current issued share capital of Darty all of which may count towards the satisfaction of the Acceptance Condition. No acceptances have been received from Darty Shareholders acting in concert with Conforama.



Next Closing Date

In accordance with the terms of the Co-Operation Agreement entered into between Conforama and Darty on 18 March 2016, Conforama has undertaken to keep its offer open until 10 June 2016 provided that the board of Darty has not withdrawn its unanimous and unconditional recommendation. Accordingly, the Offer, which remains subject to the terms and conditions set out or referred to in the Offer Document and in the announcement on 21 April 2016 by Conforama of the Final Offer, is being extended and will remain open for acceptances until 1.00 p.m. (London time) on 31 May 2016. If, by 1.00 p.m. on 31 May 2016, the board of Darty has recommended the Fnac Offer, or has withdrawn its recommendation of the Offer and Conforama has not received acceptances in respect of at least 70 per cent. of the Darty shares, the Offer could lapse.
17-May-2016
(Official Notice)
On 11 April 2016, Conforama published an offer document setting out the full terms and conditions of the Offer (the "Offer Document"), announced on 18 March 2016. On 21 April 2016, the board of Conforama announced the terms of an increased cash offer at an offer price of 160 pence per Darty Share, which was declared final on 27 April 2016 (the "Final Offer"). Conforama notes the increased offer by Groupe Fnac S.A. ("Fnac") of 170 pence per Darty share (the "Fnac Offer") announced on 26 April 2016.



Levels of acceptances and disclosure of interests in relevant securities at Third Closing Date As of the close of business on 16 May 2016 (being the last Business Day prior to the publication of this announcement), Conforama and its concert parties held 108,025,242 Darty Shares representing approximately 20.40 per cent. of the current issued share capital of Darty. As at 1.00 p.m. (London time) on 16 May 2016 (being the Third Closing Date), Conforama had received valid acceptances of the Offer in respect of 2,985,448 Darty Shares representing approximately 0.56% per cent. of the current issued share capital of Darty, as a result of which Conforama and other wholly owned subsidiaries of Steinhoff either owned or had received valid acceptances of the Offer in respect of a total of 111,010,690 Darty Shares, representing approximately 20.96 per cent. of the current issued share capital of Darty all of which may count towards the satisfaction of the Acceptance Condition. No acceptances have been received from Darty Shareholders acting in concert with Conforama.



Next Closing Date

In accordance with the terms of the Co-Operation Agreement entered into between Conforama and Darty on 18 March 2016, Conforama has undertaken to keep its offer open until 10 June 2016 provided that the board of Darty has not withdrawn its unanimous and unconditional recommendation. Accordingly, the Offer, which remains subject to the terms and conditions set out or referred to in the Offer Document and in the announcement on 21 April 2016 by Conforama of the Final Offer, is being extended and will remain open for acceptances until 1.00 p.m. (London time) on 23 May 2016. If, by 1.00 p.m. on 23 May 2016, the board of Darty has recommended the Fnac Offer, or has withdrawn its recommendation of the Offer and Conforama has not received acceptances in respect of at least 70 per cent. of the Darty shares, the Offer could lapse.
10-May-2016
(Official Notice)
03-May-2016
(Official Notice)
28-Apr-2016
(Official Notice)
The board of Conforama confirms that its third increased offer of 160 pence for each Darty Share is final, and will not be increased.
26-Apr-2016
(Official Notice)
Conforama Investissement 2 SAS ("Conforama") notes the announcement by Groupe Fnac S.A. in relation to its revised offer for Darty plc ("Darty"). Conforama is currently considering its options and urges Darty shareholders to take no further action at this time.



This announcement will be made available on the website of Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. ("Steinhoff"), http://www.steinhoffinternational.com, in accordance with Rule 26.1(b) of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.



22-Apr-2016
(Official Notice)
Further to the announcement of its third increased cash offer of 160 pence per Darty Share (the "Third Increased Offer"), Conforama announces that Steinhoff Finance Holdings GmbH (?SFH?), a wholly owned subsidiary of Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. ("Steinhoff"), has acquired a further 4,814,061 Darty Shares at 160 pence each and now holds a total of 108,020,038 Darty Shares representing 20.4% of the entire issued ordinary share capital of Darty.



Darty shareholders interested in selling their Darty Shares for 160 pence per Darty Share in cash to SFH should contact Citi corporate broking (details below) or HSBC corporate broking (details below) who have authority to make a limited number of market purchases (subject to normal settlement). SFH shall not be required to purchase any such Darty Shares. Any purchases made by SFH will be made in accordance with the requirements of the City Code.
21-Apr-2016
(Official Notice)
21-Apr-2016
(Official Notice)
21-Apr-2016
(Official Notice)
15-Apr-2016
(Official Notice)
Shareholders are hereby convened to an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders (the ?EGM?) of Steinhoff International Holdings N.V. (the ?Company?), to be held at 12.00 pm CET on Monday, 30 May 2016 in The Ballroom at the Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Schiphol Boulevard 701, 1118 BN Schiphol Airport, municipality of Haarlemmermeer, the Netherlands. Registration will take place at the registration desk at the venue between 11:30 am CET and the commencement of the meeting at 12.00 pm CET.



Notice:

Shareholders who wish to participate in the EGM are referred to the Attendance instructions contained in the notice (the ?Notice?) that will be available on the Company?s website as from today (refer to meeting documents below). Under Dutch law and the Company?s articles of association, persons entitled to attend and, if applicable, to vote at the EGM are persons registered as such at close of business on Monday, 2 May 2016 (the ?Record Date?). Details on the manner in which Shareholders can register themselves for the EGM are contained in the Notice. All voting instructions must reach the relevant intermediary or transfer secretaries [Refer to the details contained in the Notice] by no later than 11:00pm CET on Tuesday 24 May 2016.





Meeting documents:

The Agenda and explanatory notes thereto, as well as the verbatim text of the proposed amendment of the articles of association, the CV?s of the proposed members of the Supervisory Board and the proposed Supervisory Board rotation schedule, to be adopted by the Supervisory Board on 30 May 2016, are available on the Company?s website (www.steinhoffinternational.com) as from today. These documents are also available for inspection at the office of the Company in the Netherlands (Herengracht 466, 1017 CA Amsterdam) as well as at the Company?s main place of business in South Africa (Block D, DeWagenweg Office Park, Stellentia Road, Stellenbosch), where copies may be obtained free of charge. If you wish to receive copies of the documents, please do not hesitate to contact the Company Secretary, care of S.J. Grobler, Tel: +27 21 808 0750 / e-mail: compsec@steinhoffinternational.com.

14-Apr-2016
(Official Notice)
14-Apr-2016
(Official Notice)
On 11 April 2016 Conforama published the offer document (the "Offer Document") containing the full terms and conditions of its recommended cash offer for Darty plc (the "Offer") and the procedures for its acceptance. The Offer Document was posted, together with the related Form of Acceptance, to Darty Shareholders and, for information purposes only, to participants in the Darty Share Incentive Schemes.



Conforama wishes to clarify that although the Offer Document states that Darty Shareholders must accept the Offer by no later than 1.00pm on 2 May 2016 (the ?First Closing Date?), Conforama has undertaken to Darty, as set out in paragraph 1(a) of Part B (Further Terms of the Offer) of Appendix I of the Offer Document, that while the Offer has not been declared or becomes unconditional as to acceptances and remains recommended by the Darty Directors it will extend the Offer so that it remains open for acceptances until midnight on 10 June 2016 ("Day 60").



Notwithstanding the above clarification, Conforama continues to urge Darty Shareholders to accept the Offer by 1.00 p.m. (London time) on 2 May 2016. Capitalised terms used but not defined in this announcement have the meanings set out in the Offer Document.
14-Apr-2016
(Official Notice)
11-Apr-2016
(Official Notice)
18-Mar-2016
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff confirms that it will not announce an offer for HRG in competition with an announcement of a firm intention to make an offer for HRG by J Sainsbury Plc (?Sainsbury?s?) during the current offer period. Therefore, for the purposes of Note 2 on Rule 2.8 of the Code and in the event that Sainsbury?s announces a firm intention to make an offer for HRG during the current offer period, this announcement will be treated as having been made after the Sainsbury?s firm offer announcement.



The UK Panel on Takeovers and Mergers has agreed that, notwithstanding the provisions of Panel Statement 2016/4, Steinhoff is no longer to be treated by it as a potential competing offeror for HRG for the purposes of the Code and no further clarification announcement by Steinhoff will be required.
18-Mar-2016
(Official Notice)
On 2 March 2016 Steinhoff announced that Conforama, a wholly owned subsidiary of Steinhoff had put forward a proposal to the Board of Darty seeking their recommendation for an all cash offer to be made by Conforama for the entire issued share capital of Darty with a value of 125 pence per Darty share.



Having concluded the due diligence review, Steinhoff is pleased to announce that the boards of Darty and Conforama have reached agreement on the terms of an all cash offer to be made by Conforama at 125 pence per Darty Share, and that unless FNAC announces a higher and deliverable offer, the board of directors of Darty currently intend to unanimously recommend such offer to its shareholders. The Offer values the share capital of Darty at approximately ?673 million.



No intention to make an offer for Home Retail Group plc ("HRG")

Similarly on 19 February 2016 Steinhoff announced that it had put forward a proposal to the Board of HRG seeking their recommendation for the possible all cash offer for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of HRG, which would result in HRG shareholders receiving a total value of 175 pence per HRG share. Having concluded the due diligence review on HRG, Steinhoff confirmed earlier today that it does not intend to make an offer for HRG.



18-Mar-2016
(Official Notice)
02-Mar-2016
(Official Notice)
29-Feb-2016
(C)
Revenue for the interim period grew 47% to EUR6.7 billion (EUR4.6 billion), Gross profit was 51% higher at EUR2.5 billion (EUR1.6 billion). Operating profit jumped 65% to EUR802 million (EUR485 million). Profit attributable to owners shot up 82% to EUR635 million (EUR349 million). In addition, headline earnings per share from continuing operation lowered to EUR16.9cps (EUR17.3cps).



Dividend

In terms of Steinhoff?s dividend policy, Steinhoff declares dividends annually, the details of any dividend will be included in the annual results announcement.
29-Feb-2016
(Official Notice)
22-Feb-2016
(Official Notice)
22-Feb-2016
(Official Notice)
15-Feb-2016
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff N.V. released a preliminary announcement on the disclosure of financial statements. Steinhoff N.V. announced that the following financial reports shall be disclosed :

* Report: Financial report of the group (half-year/Q2)

* Date of disclosure / English: February 29, 2016

* English: http://www.steinhoffinternational.com
05-Feb-2016
(Official Notice)
The JSE Ltd. ("JSE") wished to advise the following concerning certain findings by the JSE in respect of Mr Guibert:

* The JSE has found Mr Guibert, in his capacity as a director of Steinhoff, to be in breach of paragraphs 3.65 and 3.66 of the JSE Listings Requirements (?LR?);

* As announced on SENS on 10 September 2015, Mr Guibert traded in Steinhoff securities without the required clearance and failed to disclose the trades timeously; and

* The JSE has decided to impose a public censure against Mr Guibert in relation to the above mentioned breaches of the LR.
07-Dec-2015
(Official Notice)
04-Dec-2015
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff N.V. is delighted to announce that as of this afternoon, its ordinary shares have been admitted to listing on the regulated market (Regulierter Markt) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in the sub-segment of the regulated marked with additional post- admission obligations (Prime Standard).



Commencement of trading of Steinhoff N.V. ordinary shares on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange is expected to occur on Monday, 7 December 2015 and management will be attending a ceremony at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange at 8.30 (CET) time on this date.



Steinhoff N.V. shareholders (previously Steinhoff shareholders) are referred to the announcement published by Steinhoff N.V. and Steinhoff on 20 November 2015 which noted that all of the conditions precedent to the scheme of arrangement by which Steinhoff N.V. is to acquire the entire issued ordinary share capital of Steinhoff for a consideration of one Steinhoff N.V. ordinary share, credited as fully paid, for each Steinhoff ordinary share held had been fulfilled or waived, where applicable, and that the scheme of arrangement had become unconditional and will become operative on Monday, 7 December 2015.



On 20 November 2015 Steinhoff N.V. further published a prospectus for purposes of the contemplated admission to trading of the Steinhoff N.V. ordinary shares on the regulated market segment (Regulierter Markt) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. A copy of the prospectus and the documents incorporated by reference therein, subject to the regulatory and other restrictions referred to under ?Important Information? below, are available on Steinhoff N.V.?s website at www.steinhoffinternational.com.
04-Dec-2015
(Official Notice)
Steinhoff International Holdings Ltd. shareholders (who all will become Steinhoff N.V. shareholders on the implementation of the Scheme of Arrangement on 7 December 2015) (?Shareholders?) are referred to the Prospectus dated 19 November 2015 (the ?AFM Prospectus?) and the announcement dated 20 November 2015 in which it was confirmed that the Steinhoff N.V. ordinary shares (?Shares?) will commence trading on the regulated market segment (Regulierter Markt) of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (?FSE?) on 7 December 2015 under the ordinary share code: ?SNH? and ISIN code: NL0011375019.



Shareholders are hereby informed of following information which is considered relevant in respect of its maiden listing on the FSE:



Regulatory

Amsterdam 4 December 2015 ? In connection with tax investigations, the Westerstede offices of Steinhoff Europe Group Services GmbH (SEGS), a German subsidiary of SIHL, have been searched on November 26, 2015.



The authorities are reviewing the balance sheet treatment of certain transactions involving transfers of participations and intangible assets among SEGS, additional subsidiaries and third parties pursuant to ?331 HGB. The investigation focuses on adherence to an arms? length valuation and proper accounting pursuant to German GAAP.



SEGS is fully committed to support the authorities, and has begun to take immediate steps, in clarifying and resolving these matters.



Steinhoff International Holdings N.V and its management are of the view that on a global consolidated basis the above matters have been properly reflected in its Group accounts according to IFRS.
22-Jan-2018
(X)
Steinhoff is an integrated retailer that retails, sources and manufactures household goods and general merchandise in the United Kingdom, Europe, Africa and Australasia. Retail operations are positioned towards price conscious (value) consumer segments, providing them with affordable products through a vertically integrated supply chain.



Our integrated retail divisions comprise:

* Household goods (furniture and homeware retail businesses)

* General merchandise focusing on clothing and footwear, accessories and homeware

* Automotive dealerships in South Africa which provide a broad range of new and pre-owned vehicles, parts, insurance, accessories and servicing



The Steinhoff Group's property portfolio remains a key strategic component in securing a relevant infrastructure and store network for its integrated retail businesses. Steinhoff has a primary listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
14-May-1999
(Official Notice)
Subject to conditions, Steinhoff and Cornick will merge their businesses. Cornick shareholders will receive 1 Steinhoff share for every Cornick held or the cash equivalent (385c). Steinhoff will also raise R286m through a rights offer of 10 new shares per 100 held at 420c per share, to repay Cornicks interest bearing debt. Steinhoff will renounce its rights in the rights offer to other shareholders on a 1:1 basis. Offer opens 4 June and closes 25 June. Cornick will move to cash companies. LDR 28 May 99. The merger and implementation is expected to complete by 25 June 99.


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