Shareholders are advised that the board of directors of the company has, on Wednesday, 11 September 2013, resolved to declare a gross cash dividend for the year ended 30 June 2013 of R54.7 million, which equates to 56.0 cents per share for each of the 97 632 833 shares in issue, subject to the applicable tax levied in terms of the Income Tax Act (Act No. 58 of 1962 amended) (“dividend tax”) of 15%.

The dividend has been declared from income reserves. The net dividend is 47.6 cents per share for shareholders liable to pay dividend tax. The company’s income tax reference number is 9695015033.

In accordance with the provisions of Strate, the electronic settlement and custody system used by the JSE Limited, the relevant dates for the dividend are as follows:

Event Date
Last day to trade ‘cum dividend’ Friday, 27 September 2013
Shares commence trading ‘ex dividend’ Monday, 30 September 2013
Record date Friday, 4 October 2013
Payment date Monday, 7 October 2013

Those shareholders of the company who are recorded in the company’s register as at the record date will be entitled to the dividend. Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Monday, 30 September 2013 and Friday, 4 October 2013, both days inclusive.

For and on behalf of the Board  
A Ambor (Executive Chairman) Cape Town
P van Tonder (Chief Executive Officer) 11 September 2013

  Executive Chairman: A Ambor
Chief Executive Officer: P van Tonder
Executive: M Farrelly, R van Dijk
Non-executive: K Getz, D Hyde, M Kuzwayo,
K Madders MBE (British), M Morojele
Company secretary: R van Dijk

Share code: SUR                  ISIN: ZAE000022653

Registered Office: 14 Edison Way, Century Gate Business Park, Century City, 7441
Transfer Secretaries: Computershare Investor Services (Pty) Ltd, 70 Marshall Street, Johannesburg, 2001
Sponsor: Sasfin Capital (A division of Sasfin Bank Ltd)