Dividend declaration

In line with the Group dividend policy, the directors have declared an interim cash dividend of 280,0 cents (224,0 cents net of dividend withholding tax, where applicable) per ordinary share for the half-year ended December 31 2017 to those members registered on the record date, being Friday, March 23 2018.

The dividend has been declared from income reserves. A dividend withholding tax of 20% will be applicable to all shareholders who are not exempt.

Share code: BID
ISIN: ZAE000216537
Company registration number: 1995/008615/06
Company tax reference number: 9040946841
Gross cash dividend amount per share: 280,0 cents
Net dividend amount per share: 224,0 cents
Issued shares at declaration date ('000): 335 404
Declaration date: Wednesday, February 21 2018
Last day to trade cum dividend: Monday, March 19 2018
First day to trade ex dividend: Tuesday, March 20 2018
Record date: Friday, March 23 2018
Payment date: Monday, March 26 2018

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Tuesday, March 20 2018 and Friday, March 23 2018, both days inclusive.

For and on behalf of the board

AK Biggs

Company secretary


February 21 2018