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ASTORIA INVESTMENTS LIMITED - Astoria/RECM and Calibre - Distribution of offer document to Astoria shareholders

Release Date: 22/11/2019 10:00
Code(s): ARA RACP     PDF:  
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Astoria/RECM and Calibre - Distribution of offer document to Astoria shareholders

(Incorporated in the Republic of Mauritius)             (Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
Registration number 1297585 C1/GBL                      Registration number 2009/012403/06
SEM share code: ATIL.N0000                              Preference Share Code: RACP
JSE share code: ARA                                     ISIN: ZAE000145041
NSX share code: ARO                                     ("RAC")
ISIN: MU0499N00007
(“Astoria” or “the Offeree”)


Astoria shareholders are referred to the announcement dated 5 November 2019 in which they were
advised that RAC, acting through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Livingstone Investments Proprietary
Limited, will make a mandatory offer ("Mandatory Offer") to shareholders of Astoria to acquire the
remaining shares not already owned by it, in terms of Rule 33(1)(c) of the Mauritian Securities
(Takeover) Rules 2010.

Astoria shareholders are advised that a copy of the document setting out details pertaining to the
Mandatory Offer (“Offer Document”) has been distributed to Astoria shareholders today, 22 November 2019, 
to shareholders registered as such on Friday, 15 November 2019.

The Offer Document is available on RAC’s website:

The salient dates and times relating to the Mandatory Offer are set out below:

Record date to determine which Astoria shareholders will receive the            Friday, 15 November
distributed Offer Document
Offer Document distributed to Astoria shareholders and distribution             Friday, 22 November
thereof announced on SENS, SEM and NSX
Mandatory Offer opens at 09h00 Mauritian time (07h00 SA time)                   Monday, 25 November
Last day to trade in Astoria shares in order to participate in the               Tuesday, 7 January
Mandatory Offer
Astoria shares begin trading ex the Mandatory Offer                            Wednesday, 8 January
Record date for the Mandatory Offer                                              Friday, 10 January
Mandatory Offer closes at 14h00 Mauritian time (12h00 SA time) time on           Friday, 10 January
Results of the Mandatory Offer released on SENS, NSX and SEM                     Monday, 13 January
Cash Settlement                                                                  Monday, 13 January
Results of the Mandatory Offer released in the Mauritian and South              Tuesday, 14 January
African press

1. Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between, Wednesday, 8 January 2020
   to Friday, 10 January 2020, both days inclusive.
2. The above dates and times are subject to amendment by RAC. Any such amendment will be released on
   SENS, SEM and the NSX, and published in the Mauritian and South African press, respectively.

22 November 2019

Sponsor and Corporate Advisor to RAC
Questco Corporate Advisory Proprietary Limited
Questco Proprietary Limited

JSE designated advisor to Astoria
Java Capital

SEM authorised representative and sponsor to Astoria
GB Capital

NSX Sponsor to Astoria
Cirrus Securities

This communique has been issued pursuant to SEM Listing Rule 11.3. The Board of Directors of Astoria
accepts full responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained in this communique.

Date: 22/11/2019 10:00:00
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