Dividend for the six-month period to 31 December 2022
Registered in Malta
Registration number C 99355
JSE share code: MSP
LEI code: 213800T1TZPGQ7HS4Q13
('MAS' or 'the Company')
DIVIDEND FOR THE SIX-MONTH PERIOD TO 31 DECEMBER 2022
Shareholders are referred to the Company's condensed consolidated interim financial statements for the six-
month period to 31 December 2022, published on 6 March 2023, wherein shareholders were advised that
the Board of Directors of the Company has declared a Dividend of 4.36eurocents per share for the six-month
period to 31 December 2022 (the "Dividend").
The Dividend will be paid in cash out of the Company's diluted adjusted distributable earnings. As at the date
of this announcement, the Company has 714 645 729 ordinary shares with a par value of 0.01eurocents each
SALIENT DATES AND TIMES
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: Monday, 13 March
Last day to trade in order to be eligible for receipt of the Dividend: Monday, 20 March
Trading commences ex-dividend: Wednesday, 22 March
Record date in order to be eligible for receipt of the Dividend: Friday, 24 March
Dividend cheques posted, and CSDP/broker accounts credited on or around: Monday, 3 April
Shares may not be transferred between registers between Monday, 20 March 2023 and Friday,
24 March 2023, both days included. Shares may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between
Wednesday, 22 March 2023 and Friday, 24 March 2023, both days included.
Shareholders are advised to consult their own tax advisors regarding 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.
6 March 2023
For further information please contact:
Leon Allison, MAS P.L.C. +27 82 307 3667
Dan Petrisor, MAS P.L.C. +356 77 186 791
Java Capital, JSE Sponsor +27 11 722 3050
Date: 06-03-2023 08:01:00
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