Availability of annual reports, no change statement, notice of AGM, B-BBEE report and Woolworths (Pty) Ltd AFS
Woolworths Holdings Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
Registration number: 1929/001986/06
Share code: WHL
Bond company code: WHLI
("WHL" or "Company" or "WHL Group")
AVAILABILITY OF ANNUAL REPORTS, NO CHANGE STATEMENT, NOTICE OF AGM,
B-BBEE REPORT AND WOOLWORTHS (PTY) LTD AFS
In terms of the JSE Limited Listings Requirements and Debt Listings Requirements,
shareholders and Senior Unsecured Floating Rate Noteholders are advised as follows:-
Notice of availability of Annual Reports
The 2019 Integrated Annual Report, Good Business Journey Report and Annual Financial
Statements for the 53 weeks ended 30 June 2019 are available online on WHL's corporate
website at: https://www.woolworthsholdings.co.za/investors/all-reports-and-results/.
No change statement
The Annual Financial Statements of the WHL Group for the 53-weeks ended 30 June 2019,
made available today, contain no modifications to the Preliminary Audited Group Results
released on the Stock Exchange News Service on 29 August 2019 ("audited results").
There have been no changes to the unqualified auditor's report which was referenced in the
audited results and made available to shareholders at the Company's registered office on
the same date as the release of the audited results.
Notice of availability of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment compliance report
The Company's annual compliance report in terms of section 13(G)(2) of the Broad-Based
Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003, as amended, is available on the Company's
website at: https://www.woolworthsholdings.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/Woolworths-
Notice of Annual General Meeting
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting ("AGM") of shareholders of the
Company will be held on Wednesday, 27 November 2019 at 10h00 in the Auditorium of
Woolworths House, 93 Longmarket Street, Cape Town, 8001.
The summarised financial statements and notice of AGM are being posted today,
30 September 2019, to those shareholders who have not elected to receive electronic
communication. The notice of AGM is also available on the Company's website at
Record date to determine which shareholders are entitled Friday, 20 September 2019
to receive the notice of annual general meeting.
Last day to trade in order to be eligible to attend and vote Tuesday, 19 November 2019
at the annual general meeting.
Record date to determine which shareholders are entitled Friday, 22 November 2019
to attend and vote at the annual general meeting.
For administrative purposes only, proxy forms may be delivered as follows:
- to the Company‘s Transfer Secretaries, Computershare Investor Services
Proprietary Limited, by hand at Rosebank Towers, 15 Biermann Avenue, Rosebank,
2196 or via post at P.O. Box 61051, Marshalltown 2107, or via email at
firstname.lastname@example.org, by 10:00 on Monday, 25 November 2019; and
- thereafter, to the Company by hand, for the attention of the Group Company
Secretary at Woolworths House, 93 Longmarket Street, Cape Town, 8001 or
electronically to the Group Company Secretary at Governance@woolworths.co.za.
Any forms of proxy not submitted by this time may nevertheless be submitted to the
Transfer Secretaries before the meeting or handed to the Chairman of the AGM prior to the
shareholder exercising any rights at the meeting.
Notice of availability of Woolworths Proprietary Limited Annual Financial Statements
Woolworths Proprietary Limited ("Guarantor") is the guarantor of the Company's
Domestic Medium Term Note Programme. Senior Unsecured Floating Rate Noteholders
are advised that the Annual Financial Statements for the year ended 30 June 2019
("2019 financial statements") of the Guarantor will be made available at WHL's registered
office on or about 2 October 2019 and upon request from the Group Company Secretary at
Governance@woolworths.co.za. Senior Unsecured Floating Rate Noteholders are also
advised that the audit report on the 2019 financial statements of the Guarantor is
unqualified, with no modifications applicable.
30 September 2019
RAND MERCHANT BANK (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)
Date: 30/09/2019 07:07:00
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