Shareholders are advised that the Company’s integrated annual report, incorporating the audited annual financial statements for the year ended 31 August 2018 (on which the auditors expressed an unmodified audited opinion), has been published and is available on Company’s website, www.ciglimited.co.za/downloads/annual_reports/CIG- Limited-Integrated-Annual-Report-2018.pdf, and contains no changes from the reviewed provisional condensed consolidated results for the year ended 31 August 2018 which were released on SENS on 28 November 2018.
The notice of annual general meeting together with the summary of the audited consolidated results for the year ended 31 August 2018, was dispatched to shareholders on Thursday, 20 December 2018.
The Company’s annual general meeting will be held at the offices of the Company, First Floor, 30 Melrose Boulevard, Melrose Arch, Gauteng on 28 February 2019 at 10:00.
The last day to trade in order to be eligible to participate in and vote at the annual general meeting is Tuesday, 19 February 2019 and the record date for voting purposes is Friday, 22 February 2019.
Shareholders are advised that the Company’s Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment annual compliance report for the year ended 31 August 2018 is currently being verified and a further announcement in respect of the publication thereof will be released in due course.
Notification of change in audit firm due to merger
Shareholders are further advised, that in terms of paragraph 3.78 of the JSE Listings Requirements that the Company has been informed by its audit firm, Grant Thornton Johannesburg Partnership (“Grant Thornton”), that there has been a change in its network firm membership from Grant Thornton to BDO South African Inc (“BDO”).
The change was initiated by Grant Thornton following the merger of Grant Thornton and BDO, effective 1 December 2018.
Accordingly, the audit firm of the Company is now BDO and the designated audit partner, Jacques Barradas, has remained unchanged. The Company confirms that the process detailed in paragraph 3.84(g)(iii) of the JSE Listings Requirements relating to BDO was followed prior to the publication of the notice of annual general meeting wherein the Company will propose the appointment of BDO as auditors.