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MAS PLC - Dividend for the six-month period to 31 December 2021

Release Date: 07/03/2022 07:31
Code(s): MSP     PDF:  
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Dividend for the six-month period to 31 December 2021

Registered in Malta
Registration number C99355
JSE share code: MSP
ISIN: VGG5884M1041
LEI code: 213800T1TZPGQ7HS4Q13
(the “Company”)


Shareholders are referred to the Company’s condensed consolidated interim financial statements for the six-
month period to 31 December 2021, published on Monday, 7 March 2022, wherein shareholders were
advised that the Board of Directors of the Company has approved a dividend of 2.96 eurocents per share in
respect of the six-month period to 31 December 2021 (the “Dividend”).
The Dividend will be paid in cash out of the Company’s adjusted distributable earnings. On the date of this
announcement, the Company has 713 145 729 ordinary shares with a par value of 0.01 eurocents each in


The salient dates and times of the Dividend for shareholders are set out below:

Announcement of the Euro to South African Rand exchange rate on                         Tuesday, 22 March
Last day to trade in order to be eligible for receipt of the Dividend                   Tuesday, 29 March
Trading commences ex-dividend on                                                      Wednesday, 30 March
Record date in order to be eligible for receipt of the Dividend                           Friday, 1 April
Dividend cheques posted, and CSDP/broker accounts credited on or around                   Monday, 4 April

Shares may not be transferred between registers between Tuesday, 29 March 2022 and Friday, 1 April 2022,
both days included. Shares may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Wednesday,
30 March 2022 and Friday, 1 April 2022, both days included.


Shareholders are advised to consult their own tax advisors with regard to their individual tax liability,
circumstances and reporting responsibilities.
No withholding tax is imposed on dividends distributed by Maltese companies (except for distributions of
untaxed income to Maltese resident persons, other than companies, which attracts a 15% withholding tax).

South African resident shareholders

The Dividend may be regarded as a foreign dividend and may be subject to South African dividend tax at an
effective rate of 20% unless an exemption as set out in the South African Income Tax legislation applies.

Shareholders residing outside of South Africa

The Dividend may have legal or tax implications for shareholders residing outside of South Africa and such
shareholders are advised to obtain appropriate advice from their professional advisors in this regard.

7 March 2022

For further information please contact:
Dan Petrisor, MAS P.L.C.                  +40 741 184 921
Leon Allison, MAS P.L.C.                  +27 82 307 3667
Java Capital, JSE Sponsor                 +27 11 722 3050

Date: 07-03-2022 07:31:00
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