2015/07/07
WOWOW - WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LIMITED - Dealings in securities by directors and the group secretary pursuant to the winding up of an employee share scheme [JSE Securities Exchange - SENS]
 
Dealings in securities by directors and the group secretary pursuant to the winding up of an employee share scheme

Woolworths Holdings Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
Registration number 1929/001986/06
Share code: WHL
ISIN: ZAE000063863
("the Group" or "the Company")

DEALINGS IN SECURITIES BY DIRECTORS AND THE GROUP SECRETARY PURSUANT TO THE
WINDING UP OF AN EMPLOYEE SHARE OWNERSHIP SCHEME

Shareholders are advised that pursuant to the winding up of the Woolworths Employee Share
Ownership Scheme and in accordance with the provisions of the Woolworths Employee Share
Ownership Trust ("Trust") Deed, certain of the convertible, redeemable, non-cumulative participating
preference shares of 0.15 cents each in the Company ("Preference Shares") were distributed by the
Trustees of the Trust on 3 July 2015 to certain directors of the Company ("Directors"), as well as the
Group Secretary. In terms of the Company's Memorandum of Incorporation ("MOI"), these Preference
Shares were subsequently automatically and compulsorily converted into ordinary shares in the
Company ("Ordinary Shares") on 7 July 2015.

The JSE Limited ("JSE") has approved the automatic and compulsory conversion of the Preference
Shares held by the Directors and Group Secretary into Ordinary Shares during the Company's
current closed period ending 26 August 2015 when the Group Results are published.

In compliance with the JSE Listings Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

Director                             :       Sam Ngumeni
Nature of transaction                :       Off-market delivery of shares in terms of the MOI
Class of securities                  :       Ordinary shares
Date of transaction                  :       7 July 2015
Number of shares                     :       301 154
Market value per share            :       R98.855
Total value of transaction           :       R29 770 578.67
Nature of interest                   :       Direct beneficial
Clearance obtained                   :       Yes

Director                             :       Zyda Rylands
Nature of transaction                :       Off-market delivery of shares in terms of the MOI
Class of securities                  :       Ordinary shares
Date of transaction                  :       7 July 2015
Number of shares                     :       792 511
Market value per share               :       R98.855
Total value of transaction           :       R78 343 674.91
Nature of interest                   :       Direct beneficial
Clearance obtained                   :       Yes

Group Secretary                      :       Thobeka Sishuba-Mashego
Nature of transaction                :       Off-market delivery of shares in terms of the MOI
Class of securities                  :       Ordinary shares
Date of transaction                  :       7 July 2015
Number of shares                     :       18 577
Market value per share               :       R98.855
Total value of transaction           :       R1 836 429.34
Nature of interest                   :       Direct beneficial
Clearance obtained                   :       Yes

Cape Town
7 July 2015

Sponsor
RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)

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