27 May - 6 min read

Reviewed interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2021 and dividend timetable and conversion rates

Reviewed interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2021 and dividend timetable and conversion rates

Tharisa plc
(Incorporated in the Republic of Cyprus with limited liability)
(Registration number HE223412)
JSE share code: THA
LSE share code: THS
A2X share code: THA
ISIN: CY0103562118
LEI: 213800WW4YWMVVZIJM90
('Tharisa' or the 'Company')

Reviewed interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2021 and dividend timetable
and conversion rates

Tharisa, an integrated resources group incorporating exploration, mining, processing, beneficiation,
marketing, sales and logistics of platinum group metals (‘PGMs’) and chrome concentrates, which
owns and operates the large scale open pit Tharisa Minerals PGM and chrome mine situated in the
North West province of South Africa, has released its interim results for the six months ended
31 March 2021.

REEF MINED                           PGM PRODUCTION                   CHROME CONCENTRATE
2.5 Mt                               5PGE+Au                          PRODUCTION
up 8.7%                              75.1 koz                         730.7 kt
(2020: 2.3 Mt)                       Up 12.9%                         up 12.0%
                                     (2020: 66.5 koz)                 (2020: 652.6 kt)

REVENUE                              OPERATING PROFIT                 EBITDA
US$313.6 m                           US$104.5 m                       US$124.2 m
up 61.2%                             Up 368.6%                        Up 243.1 %
(2020: US$194.6 m)                   (2020: US$22.3 m)                (2020: US$36.2 m)

PROFIT BEFORE TAX                    EARNINGS AND HEADLINE            DIVIDEND
US$104.6 m                           EARNINGS PER SHARE               US 4 c
up 497.7%                            US 21.4 c and US 21.9 c
(2020: US$17.5 m)                    EPS up 494.4% and HEPS up
                                     491.9%
                                     (2020: US 3.6 c and US 3.7 c)


This short form announcement is the responsibility of the directors and is only a summary of the
information in the full announcement. The full announcement was released on SENS and RNS on
27 May 2021, and can be found on the Company’s website at www.tharisa.com and can also be
viewed here, https://senspdf.jse.co.za/documents/2021/jse/isse/THA/H1results.pdf. Copies of the
announcement may also be requested at the Company’s registered office, at no charge, during office
hours.

Any investment decision should be based on the full announcement published on SENS and RNS.

Ernst & Young Cyprus Limited has expressed an unmodified review opinion on the reviewed interim
condensed consolidated financial statements. That report is available on the Company’s website:
www.tharisa.com.
Dividend currency conversion rates and timetable

An interim dividend of US 4.0 cents per ordinary share has been declared. The interim dividend will be
paid on Wednesday, 30 June 2021 and will be paid from income reserves.

Shareholders on the principal Cyprus register will be paid in United States Dollar (USD), shareholders
whose shares are held through Central Securities Depositary Participants (CSDPs) and brokers and are
traded on the JSE will be paid in South African Rand (ZAR) and holders of Depositary Interests traded
on the LSE will be paid in Sterling (GBP). The currency equivalents of the dividend, based on the
weighted average of the South African Reserve Bank’s daily rate at approximately 10:30 (UTC +2) on
25 May 2021, being the currency conversion date, are as follows:

                          Exchange rate            Dividend per share in payment currency
 South Africa – JSE       ZAR 13.85200/US$         55.40800 South African cents per share
 United Kingdom - LSE     GBP 0.70552/US$          2.82207 pence per share

The timetable for the dividend declaration is as follows:

Declaration and currency conversion date                                      Tuesday, 25 May 2021
Currency conversion rates announced                                          Thursday, 27 May 2021
Last day to trade cum-dividend rights on the JSE                              Monday, 14 June 2021
Last day to trade cum-dividend rights on the LSE                           Wednesday, 16 June 2021
Shares will trade ex-dividend rights on the JSE                              Tuesday, 15 June 2021
Shares will trade ex-dividend rights on the LSE                             Thursday, 17 June 2021
Record date for payment on both JSE and LSE                                   Friday, 18 June 2021
Dividend payment date                                                      Wednesday, 30 June 2021

No dematerialisation or rematerialisation of shares within Strate will be permitted between Tuesday,
15 June 2021 and Friday, 18 June 2021, both days inclusive. No transfers between registers will be
permitted between Thursday, 27 May 2021 and Friday, 18 June 2021, both days inclusive.

Tax implications of the dividend

Shareholders and Depositary Interest holders should note that information provided should not be
regarded as tax advice.

Shareholders are advised that the dividend declared will be paid out of income reserves and may
therefore be subject to dividend withholding tax depending on the tax residency of the shareholder.

South African tax residents
South African shareholders are advised that the dividend constitutes a foreign dividend. For individual
South African tax resident shareholders, dividend withholding tax of 20% will be applied to the gross
dividend of 55.40800 South African cents per share. Therefore, the net dividend of 44.3264 South
African cents per share will be paid after 11.0816 South African cents in terms of dividend withholding
tax has been applied. Shareholders who are South African tax resident companies are exempt from
dividend tax and will receive the dividend of 55.40800 South African cents per share. This does not
constitute legal or tax advice and is based on taxation law and practice in South Africa. Shareholders
should consult their brokers, financial and/or tax advisors with regard to how they will be impacted
by the payment of the dividend.

UK tax residents
UK tax residents are advised that the dividend constitutes a foreign dividend and that they should
consult their brokers, financial and/or tax advisors with regard to how they will be impacted by the
payment of the dividend.

Cyprus tax residents
Individual Cyprus tax residents are advised that the dividend constitutes a local dividend and that they
should consult their brokers, financial and/or tax advisors with regard to how they will be impacted
by the payment of the dividend.

Additional information required by the JSE Listing Requirements
Tharisa has a total of 275 000 000 ordinary shares in issue on Wednesday, 26 May 2021, of which
269 102 331 carry voting rights and are eligible to receive dividends.



By order of the Board

Paphos, Cyprus
27 May 2021



DIRECTORS
Loucas Pouroulis (Executive Chairman)
Phoevos Pouroulis (Chief Executive Officer)
Michael Jones (Chief Finance Officer)
David Salter (Lead independent non-executive director)
Antonios Djakouris (Independent non-executive director)
Omar Kamal (Independent non-executive director)
Carol Bell (Independent non-executive director)
Roger Davey (Independent non-executive director)
Shelley Lo (Non-executive director)
Zhong Liang Hong (Non-executive director)

REGISTERED ADDRESS
Office 108 – 110, S. Pittokopitis Business Centre
17 Neophytou Nicolaides and Kilkis Streets
8011 Paphos, Cyprus
www.tharisa.com

GROUP COMPANY SECRETARY
Sanet Findlay
The Crossing, 372 Main Road
Bryanston, Johannesburg 2021
South Africa
Email: secretarial@tharisa.com
ASSISTANT COMPANY SECRETARY
Lysandros Lysandrides
26 Vyronos Avenue
1096 Nicosia
Cyprus

TRANSFER SECRETARIES
Computershare Investor Services Proprietary Limited, Cymain Registrars Limited


JSE SPONSOR
Investec Bank Limited

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Investor relations contacts:
Ilja Graulich (Head of Investor Relations and Communications)
+27 11 996 3500
+27 83 604 0820
igraulich@tharisa.com

Financial PR contacts:
Bobby Morse / Augustine Chipungu / James Husband
+44 207 466 5000
tharisa@buchanan.uk.com

Broker contacts:
Peel Hunt LLP (UK Joint Broker)
Ross Allister / David McKeown / Alexander Allen
+44 207 7418 8900

BMO Capital Markets Limited (UK Joint Broker)
Thomas Rider / Pascal Lussier Duquette / Nick Macann
+44 207 236 1010

Berenberg (UK Joint Broker)
Matthew Armitt / Jennifer Wyllie / Detlir Elezi
+44 203 207 7800

Nedbank Limited (acting through its Corporate and Investment Banking division) (RSA Broker)
Carlyle Whittaker
+27 11 294 0061

About Tharisa
Tharisa is an integrated resource group incorporating mining, processing, exploration and the
beneficiation, marketing, sales and logistics of PGMs and chrome concentrates. Its principal asset is
the Tharisa Mine located in the South-Western Limb of the Bushveld complex, South Africa. The
mechanised mine has a 14-year open pit life of mine (LOM) and the ability to extend operations
underground by at least an additional 40 years. Tharisa also owns the Salene Chrome project, a
development stage, low cost, open pit asset, located in the Great Dyke in Zimbabwe. Tharisa is listed
on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE: THA) and the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange
(LSE: THS).

Date: 27-05-2021 07:05:00
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