The board of directors has approved a final distribution of 59.5 cents per share (2008: 42.3 cents per share). The source of such distribution will be a capital reduction out of share premium.
Shareholders are advised of the following salient dates relating to the distribution:
|Last day to trade “cum” the distribution||Friday, 15 January 2010|
|Shares trade “ex” the distribution||Monday, 18 January 2010|
|Record date||Friday, 22 January 2010|
|Payment to shareholders||Monday, 25 January 2010|
Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Monday, 18 January 2010 and Friday, 22 January 2010, both days inclusive.
By order of the board
22 October 2009