Sygnia Limited said it will be raising about ZAR160 000 000 through the issue of 17 777 778 ordinary shares at a price of R9.00 per Rights Offer Share in the ratio of 12.95964 Rights
Offer Shares for every 100 Sygnia ordinary shares (“Ordinary Shares”) (“the Rights Offer”) held as at the close of business on Friday, 28 July 2017.
See the rights issue details below:
2. Results of the Rights Offer
The Rights Offer closed at 12h00 on Friday, 11 August 2017 and the results of the Rights Offer are as
Number of Rights Offer % of Rights Offer
Rights Offer Shares available for subscription 17,777,778 100%
Rights Offer Shares subscribed for 17,531,919 98.62%
Excess Rights Offer Shares applied for and allocated 245,859 1.38%
3. Issue of Rights Offer Shares
There were no holders of certificated shares as at the Record Date and, accordingly, no new certificated shares are
being posted. Dematerialised Shareholders (or their renouncees) registered as such on the Record Date, who validly
subscribed for Rights Offer Shares, will have their accounts at their central securities depository participants
(“CSDP”) or broker updated with the Rights Offer Shares, to which they are entitled, on Monday, 14 August 2017.
4. Excess Applications
The Rights Offer was 98.62% subscribed for, with 1.38% Rights Offer Shares available for excess applications.
Shareholders are advised that excess Rights Offer Shares applied for have been allocated in an equitable manner in
accordance with the Rights Offer Circular.
Dematerialised shareholders who have been allocated excess Rights Offer Shares will have their accounts updated
and debited by their CSDP or broker with the excess Rights Offer Shares on or about Wednesday, 16 August 2017.
The Rights Offer was partially underwritten by Sygnia Life Limited (“Underwriter”). As the Rights Offer has been
fully subscribed, taking account of the Excess Applications received, the Underwriter is not required to subscribe for
any Rights Offer Shares in terms of the Rights Offer.
6. Irrevocable undertaking and renunciation
The Company secured an irrevocable undertaking from MF Wierzycka, to follow 100% of her Rights (held through
her direct shareholding) to the value of R23 429 988 (2 603 332 (14.64%) of the Rights Offer Shares). The Company
also secured an irrevocable undertaking from SJB Peile, a related party to MF Wierzycka, to follow 71.03% of his
Rights (held through his direct shareholding) to the value of R16 570 008 (1 841 112 (10.36%) of the Rights Offer
Shares). SJB Peile (held through his direct shareholding) and MF Wierzycka and SJB Peile (held through their
indirect shareholding in Zatoka Trust) to renounce their remaining Rights to a strategic off shore shareholder and
the majority black-owned and black-controlled shareholder, African Equity Empowerment Investments Limited
(collectively “the Renouncees”). In addition, Ulundi Holdings Proprietary Limited, Mobula Trust and NJ Giles also
renounced all of their Rights to the Renouncees. The Renouncees have signed irrevocable undertakings to subscribe
for Ordinary Shares associated with the renounced Rights to the value of R80 952 939 (8 994 771 (50.6%) of the
Rights Offer Shares).