Dividend declaration

In line with the Group dividend policy, the directors declared an interim gross cash dividend of 310,0 cents (248,0 cents net of dividend withholding tax, where applicable) per ordinary share for the half-year ended December 31 2018 to those members registered on the record date, being Friday, March 22 2019.

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: 310,0 cents
Net dividend amount per share: 248,0 cents
Issued shares at declaration date ('000): 335 404
Declaration date: Wednesday, February 20 2019
Last day to trade cum dividend: Monday, March 18 2019
First day to trade ex dividend: Tuesday, March 19 2019
Record date: Friday, March 22 2019
Payment date: Monday, March 25 2019

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Tuesday, March 19 2019 and Friday, March 22 2019, both days inclusive.

For and on behalf of the board

AK Biggs

Company secretary


February 20 2019