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CHANGE STATEMENT AND NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Friday, 24 April 2015
AECI LIMITED
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
(Registration Number 1924/002590/06)
   Share code: AFE    
ISIN: ZAE000000220
    ("AECI" or "the Company" or "the Group")

Shareholders are advised that AECI's integrated annual report, containing the audited Group financial statements and financial statements of AECI Limited for the year ended 31 December 2014, has been released on AECI's website http://www.aeci.co.za/ today, Friday, 24 April 2015. 

The financial statements in this report contain the following modifications to the reviewed condensed consolidated financial results published on SENS on Tuesday, 24 February 2015 and in the press on Wednesday, 25 February 2015:

STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL POSITION

 

(R millions)
Description
Reviewed   Audited Annual Financial Statements   Difference  
  Current borrowings 791   583   208  
  Non-current borrowings 1 251   1 459   (208)  
  Total 2 042   2 042   -  

An unsecured foreign US dollar loan of R208 million, shown as current borrowings in the reviewed results, had been renegotiated during the 2014 financial year and will only become payable in 2016.

Accordingly, current and non-current borrowings have been adjusted in this amount.

The annual financial statements were audited by the Company's auditors, KPMG Inc., and their unmodified report is available for inspection at AECI's registered office.

Printed copies of the integrated report and summarised financial statements were also posted today to those shareholders still receiving information in paper form.

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Notice is hereby given that the 91st Annual General Meeting of AECI shareholders will be held at 09h00 on Monday, 1 June 2015, on the Ground Floor, AECI Place, 24 The Woodlands, Woodlands Drive, Woodmead, Sandton to transact the business as stated in the Notice of Annual General Meeting forming part of the integrated report.

Salient dates

The Notice of Annual General Meeting has been sent to AECI shareholders who were recorded as such in the Company's securities register on Friday, 17 April 2015, being the Notice record date set by the Board of the Company determining which shareholders are entitled to receive Notice of Annual General Meeting.

The record date on which shareholders of the Company must be registered as such in the Company's securities register in order to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting is Friday, 22 May 2015 being the voting record date set by the Board of the Company determining which shareholders are entitled to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting.  The last day to trade in order to be entitled to vote at the Annual General Meeting will therefore be Friday, 15 May 2015.  Proxy forms must be lodged by no later than 09h00 on Thursday, 28 May 2015.

Any forms of proxy not lodged by this time must be handed to the Chairman of the Annual General Meeting immediately prior to the Annual General Meeting.

Woodmead, Sandton
24 April 2015

Sponsor:
RAND MERCHANT BANK
(A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)


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