2020/09/30
WHLE - WOOLWORTHS HOLDINGS LIMITED - Availability of annual reports, no change statement, B-BBEE report, notice of AGM and Woolworths (Pty) Ltd AFS [JSE Securities Exchange - SENS]
 
Availability of annual reports, no change statement, B-BBEE report, notice of AGM and Woolworths (Pty) Ltd AFS

Woolworths Holdings Limited
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
Registration number: 1929/001986/06
Share code: WHL
ISIN: ZAE000063863
Bond company code: WHLI
LEI: 37890095421E07184E97
("WHL" or "Company" or "WHL Group")

AVAILABILITY OF ANNUAL REPORTS, NO CHANGE STATEMENT, B-BBEE REPORT,
NOTICE OF AGM AND WOOLWORTHS (PTY) LTD AFS

In terms of the JSE Limited ("JSE") Equity and Debt Listings Requirements, shareholders
and Senior Unsecured Floating Rate Noteholders are advised as follows:

Notice of availability of Annual Reports
The 2020 Integrated Annual Report, Good Business Journey Report and Annual Financial
Statements for the 52 weeks ended 28 June 2020 are available online on WHL's corporate
website at: https://www.woolworthsholdings.co.za/investors/all-reports-and-results/.

No change statement
With regard to the audited results for the 52 weeks ended 28 June 2020, shareholders are
advised that the Annual Financial Statements, together with the Notice of Annual General
Meeting ("AGM"), have been distributed to shareholders, today, 30 September 2020 and
contain no modifications to the audited results which were published on the JSE Stock
Exchange News Service on 17 September 2020.

There have been no changes to the unqualified auditor's report which was referenced in the
audited results, and made available to shareholders and Senior Unsecured Floating Rate
Noteholders at the Company's registered office and on WHL's corporate website, together
with the Annual Financial Statements of the WHL Group for the 52 weeks ended 28 June
2020, 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/2020/09/Woolworths-Holdings-
Limited-BEE-Commission-Compliance-Report.pdf.

Notice of AGM
Notice is hereby given that the AGM of shareholders of the Company will be held on
Wednesday, 25 November 2020 at 10:00, and will be conducted entirely by electronic
communication.

The Notice of AGM, together with the summary Annual Financial Statements of the WHL
Group for the 52 weeks ended 28 June 2020, has been posted today, 30 September 2020,
to those shareholders who have not elected to receive electronic communication. The Notice
of AGM is also available on the Company's website at
https://www.woolworthsholdings.co.za/governance/agm/

Salient dates

    Record date to determine which shareholders are entitled       Friday, 25 September 2020
    to receive the Notice of AGM

    Last day to trade in order to be eligible to attend and vote   Tuesday, 17 November 2020
    at the AGM

    Record date to determine which shareholders are entitled       Friday, 20 November 2020
    to attend and vote at the AGM


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 Private Bag Saxonwold, 2132, (or via email at proxy@computershare.co.za,
      by 10:00 on Monday, 23 November 2020); 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 prior to the
proxy exercising a shareholder's rights at the AGM, as follows:

-     to the Company's Transfer Secretaries, Computershare Investor Services
      Proprietary Limited via email at proxy@computershare.co.za; and
-     to the Chairman of the AGM via email at Governance@woolworths.co.za.


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 28 June 2020 ("2020
financial statements") of the Guarantor will be made available at WHL's registered office on
or about 2 October 2020 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 2020 financial statements of the Guarantor is unqualified,
with no modifications applicable.

Cape Town
30 September 2020

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

Date: 30-09-2020 07:05:00
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