EPE CAPITAL PARTNERS LTD
(Incorporated in the Republic of Mauritius)
(Registration number: C138883 C1/GBL)
Share Code: EPE
(“Ethos Capital” or “the Company”)
Ethos Capital shareholders are referred to the declaration and finalisation announcement released by Brait SE (“Brait”) on the Stock Exchange News Service (“SENS”) of the JSE Limited today, Tuesday, 21 January 2020, wherein Brait shareholders were advised that Brait has received all necessary approvals to raise up to ZAR5,600 million through an equity raise (“Brait Equity Raise”), which will be implemented via a fully committed and underwritten, renounceable rights offer (“Brait Rights Offer”) of at least ZAR5,250 million and a potential non-pre-emptive specific issue of fully paid ordinary shares of up to ZAR350 million. The Brait Rights Offer is now unconditional and will be priced at R6.60 per Brait Rights Offer share.
Shareholders are consequently advised that the Ethos Capital rights offer will proceed and Ethos Capital’s effective in-price from its investment in the Brait Equity Raise is R7.99 per Brait Rights Offer share.
The salient dates and times of the Ethos Capital rights offer remain unchanged from those published on SENS on Tuesday, 14 January 2020.
The Ethos Capital rights offer circular will be made available on Ethos Capital’s website, https://ethoscapital.mu/investors/reports-results/, from 12:00 (SAST) today, and will be posted to qualifying shareholders on Thursday, 23 January 2020 (to the extent applicable).
Ebène, Mauritius (with simultaneous circulation in Johannesburg)
Rand Merchant Bank (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)
The information contained herein is not for release, publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, its territories or possessions, Canada, Australia, Japan, Hong Kong or any other jurisdiction in which the distribution or release would be unlawful. These materials are not and do not contain an offer of securities for sale or a solicitation of an offer to purchase or subscribe for securities in any jurisdiction, including the United States, Australia, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong or any other state or jurisdiction in which such release, publication or distribution would be unlawful. The securities to which these materials relate (the “Securities”) have not been, and will not be, registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 (the “Securities Act”), and may not be offered, sold, taken up, exercised, resold, renounced, transferred or delivered, directly or indirectly, within the United States unless registered under the Securities Act or pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, registration under the Securities Act. There will be no public offer of the Securities in the United States. Subject to certain exceptions, the Securities may not be offered or sold in Australia, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong or any other jurisdiction in which it would be unlawful to do so or to, or for the account or benefit of, any national, resident or citizen of such countries.
This announcement is only being distributed to and is only directed at: (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom; or (ii) investment professionals falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005, as amended (the “Order”); or (iii) high net worth entities falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order; or (iv) persons to whom it may otherwise lawfully be communicated (all such persons together being referred to as “Relevant Persons”). The Ethos Capital Rights Offer shares are only available to, and any invitation, offer or agreement to subscribe, purchase or otherwise acquire such Ethos Capital Rights Offer shares will be engaged in only with, Relevant Persons. Any person who is not a Relevant Person should not act or rely on this announcement or any of its contents.
In any member state of the European Economic Area (other than the United Kingdom) that has implemented Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 (the “Prospectus Regulation”), this announcement is only addressed to and is only directed at qualified investors in that member state within the meaning of the Prospectus Regulation.