The board of directors has approved an interim distribution of 15.0 cents per share (2006: 11.2 cents), comprising a cash dividend of 3.4 cents per share and a distribution out of share premium of 11.6 cents per share in lieu of a dividend (collectively “the distribution”).
Shareholders are advised of the following salient dates relating to the distribution:
|Last day to trade "cum" the distribution||Friday, 15 June 2007|
|Shares trade “ex” the distribution||Monday, 18 June 2007|
|Record date||Friday, 22 June 2007|
|Payment to shareholders||Monday, 25 June 2007|
Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Monday, 18 June 2007 and Friday, 22 June 2007, both days inclusive.
By order of the Board
9 May 2007