1. NO CHANGE STATEMENT
Shareholders are advised that the Company’s annual financial statements and Integrated Annual Report will be available on its website at www.famousbrands.co.za from Tuesday, 22 June 2021 and contains no modifications to the summarised audited results, published on the Stock Exchange News Service on 31 May 2021 or the independent external auditors report in respect thereof. The annual financial statements were audited by KPMG and their unmodified audit report, including key audit matters, is available on the Company’s website.
Shareholders are further advised that the Company’s summarised annual financial statements together with the notice of annual general meeting will be distributed to shareholders via email today. The notice of general meeting will also be available on the website at www.famousbrands.co.za and the Computershare Investor Centre portal for viewing by shareholders who register for Investor Centre. To access the Computershare Investor Centre Portal please access their web page through www.computershare.com. Click on the “view your shareholding” tab and log onto Investor Centre. A new window will open, click on the tab “Register”.
2. NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Notice is hereby given that the annual general meeting of shareholders will be held at 14:00 on Friday, 23 July 2021. The board of directors of the Company determined that, in terms of section 62(3)(a), as read with section 59 of the Companies Act of South Africa, the record date for the purposes of determining which shareholders of the Company are entitled to participate in and vote at the annual general meeting is Friday, 16 July 2021. Accordingly, the last day to trade Famous Brands shares in order to be recorded in the Register to be entitled to vote will be Tuesday, 13 July 2021.
3. ELECTRONIC PARTICIPATION AT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic restrictions placed on public gatherings, shareholders are advised that the annual general meeting will be held in electronic format only. Accordingly, shareholders are encouraged to connect to the annual general meeting utilising the details set out in the “Electronic attendance and participation” section contained in the notice of annual general meeting which will be distributed to shareholders today.
22 June 2021
The Standard Bank of South Africa Limited