Update On Recently Announced Transactions
Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa
(Registration number: 2006/022534/06)
Share code: AFT
(“Afrimat” or “the Company”)
UPDATE ON RECENTLY ANNOUNCED TRANSACTIONS
FULFILMENT OF OUTSTANDING CONDITIONS PRECEDENT AND COMPLETION OF
THE COZA TRANSACTION
Shareholders are referred to the Afrimat announcement released on the Stock Exchange
News Service of the JSE Limited (“SENS”) on 17 August 2020 (“Coza Announcement”)
advising shareholders that the Company entered into a sale of shares agreement
(“Coza Agreement”) with the Sellers (as defined in the Coza Announcement), in terms of
which the Company will purchase 100% of the issued ordinary shares of Coza Mining
Proprietary Limited (“Coza”) from the Sellers for a purchase consideration of R300,0 million,
subject to adjustment (“Coza Transaction”).
Afrimat is pleased to advise that all conditions precedent to the Coza Transaction as set out
in the Coza Agreement have been fulfilled. Accordingly, the Coza Transaction is now
unconditional and has been implemented. Jenkins Mine which forms part of the
Coza Transaction has commenced with production.
UPDATE ON ACQUISITION OF THE GRAVENHAGE MANGANESE MINING RIGHT
Shareholders are further referred to the Afrimat announcement released on SENS on
21 May 2021 (“Gravenhage Announcement”) advising shareholders that the Company
entered into an agreement (“Gravenhage Agreement”) with the Sellers (as defined in the
Gravenhage Announcement), in terms of which the Company will purchase 100% of the
Gravenhage manganese mining right and associated assets (“Assets”) from the Sellers
Afrimat is pleased to announce that the following conditions precedent to the Gravenhage
Transaction have been fulfilled:
- Competition Commission approval; and
- Approval of the Chinese State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission
of the State Council for the sale of the Assets and the assumption of the assumed liabilities
as contemplated in the Gravenhage Agreement having been obtained by Aquila Steel
(S Africa) Proprietary Limited.
The following conditions precedent are still outstanding:
- Approval in terms of section 11 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act
No. 28 of 2002; and
- Grant of Water Use License application.
All conditions precedent relating to the Gravenhage Transaction must be fulfilled by no later
than 17h00 on 20 August 2022.
17 September 2021
Date: 17-09-2021 11:00:00
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