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AMALGAMATED ELECTRONIC CORP LIMITED - Declaration of Special Cash Dividend

Release Date: 03/10/2016 17:19
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Declaration of Special Cash Dividend

Amalgamated Electronic Corporation Limited
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
(Registration number 1997/010036/06)
Share code: AER ISIN: ZAE000070587
(“Amecor” or “the Company”)


Shareholders are referred to the joint Firm Intention Announcement released on SENS on 11 August 2016 and
the circular distributed to shareholders on 14 September 2016 (“Circular”). Terms defined in the Circular shall
apply to this announcement unless otherwise stated.

Shareholders are advised that the total proceeds received by Amecor in terms of the Secequip Loan for the six
months from 1 April 2016 to 30 September 2016 amounts to R3 000 000. As provided for in the Firm Intention
Offer, the Amecor Board has resolved to return the total proceeds mentioned above to shareholders by way of
a special dividend.

Accordingly, shareholders are hereby advised that the Amecor Board has declared a gross special dividend of
3.84688 cents per ordinary share (“the Special Dividend”) payable to ordinary shareholders on
Monday, 24 October 2016. The Company has obtained the relevant South African Reserve Bank approval in
respect of the Special Dividend.

The Special Dividend will be payable from income reserves. The current local Dividend Withholding Tax
(“DWT”) rate is 15%. The gross local dividend amount is 3.84688 cents per share for shareholders exempt
from paying DWT whilst the net local dividend payable is 3.26985 cents per share for shareholders liable to
pay DWT. The issued share capital of Amecor is 77 985 337 shares. The Amecor Board has reasonably
concluded that the Company will satisfy the solvency and liquidity test immediately after distribution of the
Special Dividend and for the next 12 months. Amecor’s income tax reference number is 9381/483/84/2.

The proposed salient dates are as follows:

Declaration date                                                 Monday, 3 October 2016
Last date to trade to participate                                Tuesday, 18 October 2016
Trading commences ex dividend                                    Wednesday, 19 October 2016
Record date                                                      Friday, 21 October 2016
Date of payment                                                  Monday, 24 October 2016

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Wednesday, 19 October 2016 and
Friday, 21 October 2016, both days inclusive.

3 October 2016

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