2008/04/21
WHL - Woolworths Holdings Limited - Acceptance of offer and acquisition of [JSE Securities Exchange - SENS]
 
WOWOW                                                                           
WHL - Woolworths Holdings Limited - Acceptance of offer and acquisition of      
shares in terms of the deferred bonus plan offer                                
WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LIMITED                                                     
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)                                  
(Registration number 1929/001986/06)                                            
Share code: WHL       ISIN: ZAE000063863                                        
("Woolworths" or "the company")                                                 
ACCEPTANCE OF OFFER AND ACQUISITION OF SHARES IN TERMS OF THE DEFERRED BONUS    
PLAN OFFER                                                                      
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following         
information is disclosed:                                                       
The directors, as indicated, have utilised a portion of the after tax component 
of their annual bonus to acquire shares which will be held in escrow in terms of
the Deferred Bonus Plan (DBP).  In the event that the directors remain in the   
employ of the company and retain these shares for a three year period from date 
of offer, the company will make a matching award of Woolworths shares to the    
directors.                                                                      
Company                       :    Woolworths Holdings Limited                  
Date of transactions          :    17 April 2008                                
Nature of transactions        :    Acceptance of offer and purchase of shares in
                                  terms of the Woolworths Deferred Bonus Plan   
Class of securities           :    Ordinary shares                              
Nature and extent of                                                            
Directors' interests          :    Direct beneficial                            
Clearance obtained            :    Yes                                          
Director                      :    SN Susman                                    
Number of shares purchased    :    62 241                                       
Share purchase price (cents)  :    1244,84                                      
Total value of transaction    :    R774 800,86                                  
Director                      :    AR Jennings                                  
Number of shares purchased    :    40 916                                       
Share purchase price (cents)  :    1239,72                                      
Total value of transaction    :    R507 243,84                                  
Director                      :    Z Rylands                                    
Number of shares purchased    :    26 285                                       
Share purchase price (cents)  :    1244,84                                      
Total value of transaction    :    R327 206,19                                  
Director                      :    NW Thomson                                   
Number of shares purchased    :    25 179                                       
Share purchase price (cents)  :    1244,84                                      
Total value of transaction    :    R313 438,26                                  
Group secretary               :    CL Lowe                                      
Number of shares purchased    :    17 791                                       
Share purchase price (cents)  :    1244,84                                      
Total value of transaction    :    R221 469,48                                  
These shares have been purchased in terms of the rules of the DBP as approved by
shareholders at a general meeting held on 15 November 2006.                     
21 April 2008                                                                   
Cape Town                                                                       
Sponsor                                                                         
RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)                       
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