Impact of Category 1 Disposal Announcement and Voluntary Update of Sum-of-the-Parts Value Per Share
ZEDER INVESTMENTS LIMITED
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
Registration number: 2006/019240/06
Share code: ZED
ISIN code: ZAE000088431
(“Zeder” or “the Company”)
IMPACT OF CATEGORY 1 DISPOSAL ANNOUNCEMENT AND VOLUNTARY UPDATE OF
SUM-OF-THE-PARTS VALUE PER SHARE
IMPACT OF CATEGORY 1 DISPOSAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Shareholders of Zeder ("Shareholders") are referred to the Category 1 Disposal
announcement released on SENS by Zeder on 19 July 2019 (“Zeder Announcement”).
Zeder, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Zeder Financial Services Limited, holds
58 250 788 Pioneer Food Group Limited (“Pioneer Foods”) ordinary shares. To the extent
that the Transaction (as defined in the Zeder Announcement), is implemented at the base
cash consideration of R110 per Pioneer Foods ordinary share, it is anticipated that Zeder will
receive approximately R6.41 billion through the disposal of its Pioneer Foods ordinary shares.
Shareholders should note that the Transaction is subject to various conditions.
APPLICATION OF THE PROCEEDS
Subject to the implementation of the Transaction, the intended application of the proceeds, in
amplification of what was included in the Zeder Announcement, is as follows:
• the estimated quantum for reduction or settlement of debt, transaction costs and all
directly related obligations, will amount to approximately R1.59 billion (“Obligations”),
depending on the implementation date of the Transaction;
• the estimated net cash available following the settlement of the Obligations, will
amount to approximately R4.82 billion. Accordingly, it is anticipated that, based on the
above, Zeder will be able to distribute an indicative special dividend to Shareholders
ranging between R4.25 billion and R4.75 billion, which equates to between 249 cents
and 278 cents per Zeder share, respectively. The special dividend is being considered
by the Zeder board of directors and subject to the timing of the implementation of the
Transaction, further details with regards to the special dividend will be announced; and
• the remaining portion consideration will be used to invest in new opportunities or to re-
invest in Zeder’s existing underlying portfolio.
VOLUNTARY UPDATE OF SUM-OF-THE-PARTS VALUE PER SHARE
Zeder, an investment holding company, continues to use the sum-of-the-parts (“SOTP”) value
to provide management and investors with a realistic and transparent way of valuing Zeder.
Zeder’s SOTP value per share is calculated using the quoted market prices for all JSE-listed
investments and market-related valuations for unlisted investments.
As previously communicated, in order to provide investors with an up to date indicative SOTP
value, Zeder’s website (www.zeder.co.za) contains an online tool whereby Zeder’s SOTP
value is calculated based on approximately 15-minute delayed JSE-listed share prices for its
listed investments, while all other information is updated when Zeder reports additional
information to the market.
Shareholders are advised that certain information pertaining to unlisted assets and liabilities
contained in Zeder’s online SOTP value calculation, has been updated so as to reflect the
SOTP value as at the close of business on 19 July 2019, being R6.36 per share, calculated at
the last traded JSE-listed closing share prices.
If, in the above SOTP value calculation, the base cash consideration of R110 per Pioneer
Foods ordinary share is applied as a result of the above Transaction, and not the Pioneer
Foods last traded JSE-listed closing share price of R102.50, the SOTP value per share
increases to R6.62 as at close of business on 19 July 2019. As stated above, Shareholders
should note that the Transaction is subject to various conditions.
The information provided above is for general information purposes only and does not
constitute investment advice relating to securities or a representation that the security is a
suitable or appropriate investment for any person or warrants any share price value in any
form. Investors are advised to give independent consideration to and conduct independent
investigation with regards to this information and the value of Zeder shares, and to obtain
investment advice from their independent financial advisors.
The information contained in this announcement has not been reviewed or reported on by the
auditor of Zeder.
25 July 2019
Date: 25/07/2019 05:30:00
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