Update regarding the acquisition of R293 million of Zambezi preference shares
- 13 Sep 2019
Northam shareholders (“shareholders”) are referred to the announcement dated 2 September 2019 (“previous announcement”), pertaining to the acquisition by Northam of preference shares in Zambezi Platinum (RF) Limited (“Zambezi preference shares”), from Coronation Asset Management Proprietary Limited, acting as an investment manager on behalf of its clients, for a total cash consideration of approximately R292.6 million (“acquisition”).
As stated in the previous announcement, the acquisition is not subject to shareholder approval, provided an independent professional expert confirms that the terms of the acquisition are fair to shareholders (“fairness opinion”). Northam has appointed BDO Corporate Finance Proprietary Limited (“BDO”) as the independent professional expert for purposes of providing the fairness opinion.
Northam is pleased to announce that BDO has considered the terms and conditions of the acquisition and is of the opinion that the acquisition is fair to shareholders. Accordingly, the acquisition will be implemented on 30 September 2019.
A copy of the fairness opinion is available for inspection for a period of 28 days from the date of this announcement, at Northam’s registered office being, Building 4, 1st Floor, Maxwell Office Park, Magwa Crescent West, Waterfall City, Jukskei View.
13 September 2019
Corporate Advisor, Sponsor and Debt Sponsor to Northam
Independent Professional Expert to Northam
BDO Corporate Finance Proprietary Limited
Attorneys to Northam
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Inc