Notice to preference shareholders dividend no. 13714 November 2006
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
(Registration No. 1924/002590/06)
Share code: AFEP ISIN No. ZAE000000238
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Monday, 13 November 2006 the directors of AECI Limited declared a dividend at the rate of 5.5 per cent per annum for the six months ending Friday, 15 December 2006 payable on Friday, 15 December 2006 to holders of preference shares recorded in the books of the Company at the close of business on Friday, 8 December 2006.
The last day to trade cum dividend will be Friday, 1 December 2006 and shares will commence trading ex dividend as from Monday, 4 December 2006. The dividend is declared in pound sterling and payment will be made from the offices of the transfer secretaries in South Africa and the United Kingdom on Friday, 15 December 2006.
Dividends payable from South Africa will be paid in South African currency at the rate of 38.39199 cents per share, in accordance with the exchange rate ruling on Monday, 13 November 2006 (1 pound sterling = R13.96073).Dividends payable from the United Kingdom office will be subject to such tax deductions as are prescribed by United Kingdom legislation unless a certificate exempting the shareholder concerned from such tax deduction is received before Friday, 1 December 2006.
Any change of address or dividend instruction must be received on or before Friday, 1 December 2006. Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised from Monday, 4 December 2006 to Friday, 8 December 2006, both days inclusive.
By order of the Board
E A Rea
Acting Company Secretary
14 November 2006
Computershare Investor Services 2004 (Pty) Limited
70 Marshall Street, Johannesburg, 2001
Computershare Investor Services plc
PO Box 82, The Pavilions, Bridgwater Road
Bristol BS 99 7NH, England
JP. Morgan Equities Limited
Date: 14/11/2006 08:30:18 AM Produced by the JSE SENS Department