2011/04/21
WHL - Woolworths Holdings Limited - Purchase of shares by the company in terms [JSE Securities Exchange - SENS]
 
WOWOW                                                                           
WHL - Woolworths Holdings Limited - Purchase of shares by the company in terms  
of the Woolworths deferred bonus plan (DBP) and dealing in securities by a      
director                                                                        
Woolworths Holdings Limited                                                     
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)                                  
(Registration number 1929/001986/06)                                            
Share code:  WHL                                                                
ISIN: ZAE000063863                                                              
("Woolworths", "the group" or "the company")                                    
PURCHASE OF SHARES BY THE COMPANY IN TERMS OF THE WOOLWORTHS DEFERRED BONUS PLAN
(DBP) AND DEALING IN SECURITIES BY A DIRECTOR                                   
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following         
information is disclosed:                                                       
Director                              : Simon Susman                            
Company                               : Woolworths Holdings Limited             
Date of transaction                   : 20 April 2011                           
Nature of transaction                 : Purchase of shares in terms of DBP      
Class of securities                   : Ordinary shares                         
Number of shares                      : 70,753                                  
Purchase price (weighted average)     : R28.8067                                
Total value of transaction            : R2,038,160.45                           
Highest price                         : R29.00                                  
Lowest price                          : R28.48                                  
Nature of interest                    : Direct beneficial                       
Clearance obtained                    : Yes                                     
Transaction completed on market       : Yes                                     
                                                                                
Director                              : Norman Thomson                          
Company                               : Woolworths Holdings Limited             
Date of transaction                   : 20 April 2011                           
Nature of transaction                 : Purchase of shares in terms of DBP      
Class of securities                   : Ordinary shares                         
Number of shares                      : 28,623                                  
Purchase price (weighted average)     : R28.8067                                
Total value of transaction            : R824,534.17                             
Highest price                         : R29.00                                  
Lowest price                          : R28.48                                  
Nature of interest                    : Direct beneficial                       
Clearance obtained                    : Yes                                     
Transaction completed on market       : Yes                                     
Director                             : Zyda Rylands                             
Company                              : Woolworths Holdings Limited              
Date of transaction                  : 20 April 2011                            
Nature of transaction                : Purchase of shares in terms of DBP       
Class of securities                  : Ordinary shares                          
Number of shares                     : 29,880                                   
Purchase price (weighted average)    : R28.8067                                 
Total value of transaction           : R860,744.20                              
Highest price                        : R29.00                                   
Lowest price                         : R28.48                                   
Nature of interest                   : Direct beneficial                        
Clearance obtained                   : Yes                                      
Transaction completed on market      : Yes                                      
Group secretary                      : Cherrie Lowe                             
Company                              : Woolworths Holdings Limited              
Date of transaction                  : 20 April 2011                            
Nature of transaction                : Purchase of shares in terms of DBP       
Class of securities                  : Ordinary shares                          
Number of shares                     : 20,224                                   
Purchase price (weighted average)    : R28.8067                                 
Total value of transaction           : R582,586.70                              
Highest price                        : R29.00                                   
Lowest price                         : R28.48                                   
Nature of interest                   : Direct beneficial                        
Clearance obtained                   : Yes                                      
Transaction completed on market      : Yes                                      
These shares have been purchased in terms of the rules of the Deferred Bonus    
Plan Scheme. The company is obliged to make a matching award to the executives  
as they have remained in the employ of the company for a three year period from 
the date of original purchase. While Mr Susman no longer participates in the    
group's share schemes, this entitlement relates to the period of his employment 
as group chief executive officer.                                               
DEALING IN SECURITIES BY A DIRECTOR                                             
In compliance with the JSE Limited Listings Requirements, the following         
information is disclosed:                                                       
Director                          : Norman Thomson                              
Company                           : Woolworths Holdings Limited                 
Date of transaction               : 20 April 2011                               
Nature of transaction             : Sale of shares                              
Class of securities               : Ordinary shares                             
Number of shares                  : 6,163                                       
Selling price (weighted average)  : R29.00                                      
Total value of transaction        : R178 727.00                                 
Highest price                     : R29.00                                      
Lowest price                      : R29.00                                      
Nature of interest                : Indirect beneficial                         
Clearance obtained                : Yes                                         
Transaction completed on market   : Yes                                         
Cape Town                                                                       
21 April 2011                                                                   
Sponsor                                                                         
RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)                       
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