01 Oct - 4 min read

No change statement, notice of annual general meeting and availability of the B-BBEE annual compliance report

No change statement, notice of annual general meeting and availability of the B-BBEE annual compliance report

TRUWORTHS INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration number 1944/017491/06)
JSE code: TRU; NSX code: TRW
ISIN: ZAE000028296
LEI: 37890099AFD770037522
(“Truworths” or “the Group” or “the company”)

No Change Statement, Notice of Annual General Meeting and Availability
of the B-BBEE Annual Compliance Report

Publication of 2021 Integrated Annual Report and Distribution of
2021 Preliminary Report and Notice of Annual General Meeting

Further to the preliminary report announcement published on the JSE’s Stock
Exchange News Service (“SENS”) on 2 September 2021 in respect of the
Group's audited results for the 52 week period ended 27 June 2021,
Truworths advises that its 2021 integrated annual report, which incorporates a
summarised version of the Group’s audited annual financial statements for the
period, is scheduled to be published by Wednesday, 6 October 2021, on the
Group’s website: www.truworthsinternational.com.

The Group’s printed 2021 preliminary report, which incorporates an audited
summarised version of the Group’s audited annual financial statements for the
period, together with the notice of the company’s annual general meeting and
form of proxy, are scheduled to be posted by no later than Wednesday,
6 October 2021 to certificated and dematerialised shareholders that are
registered as shareholders, as well as to dematerialised shareholders that are
not registered as shareholders but have elected to receive such reports. The
said preliminary report and notice of annual general meeting have today been
published on the Group’s website: www.truworthsinternational.com, whilst the
Group’s 2021 audited annual financial statements were published on such
website on 2 September 2021.

Non-Publication of Abridged Report

As the Group’s 2021 audited annual financial statements contain no changes
relative to the information that was contained in the 2021 preliminary report
announcement published on SENS on 2 September 2021, the Group is not
required to publish an abridged report as contemplated in paragraph 3.21 of
the Listings Requirements of the JSE.

Shareholders are advised that the audited summarised version of the Group’s
2021 annual financial statements contained in the 2021 preliminary report
announcement was extracted from the Group's 2021 annual financial
statements, which had been audited by Ernst & Young Inc., the Group's
independent auditor, and published by the date of issue of the preliminary
report announcement. Since that date the unqualified audit reports of Ernst
and Young Inc. on both the summarised version and the annual financial
statements have been available for inspection at Truworths' registered office.
                                                                           
Notice of Annual General Meeting

Shareholders are advised that the annual general meeting of Truworths'
shareholders is scheduled to be held by electronic participation on Thursday,
4 November 2021 at 09h30, to transact the business set out in the notice of
the meeting, which notice is contained in the Group's 2021 preliminary report
and published on the Group’s website: www.truworthsinternational.com

Shareholders are encouraged to participate in the meeting, by registering at
no cost on the Lumi website at www.smartagm.co.za, and voting thereat on
all resolutions, and are advised to make the necessary arrangements to
participate or be represented at the meeting and, where required, to furnish
voting instructions to their CSDP or broker in good time. The record date for
the purposes of participating and voting at the annual general meeting is
17:00 on Friday, 29 October 2021. Accordingly, the last day to trade in order
to be entitled to participate and vote at the meeting will be Tuesday,
26 October 2021. The record date for the purposes of determining which
shareholders are entitled to receive the notice of the company’s annual
general meeting was17:00 on Thursday, 23 September 2021. Accordingly, the
last day to trade in order to be entitled to receive the notice of the meeting
was Monday, 20 September 2021.

Shareholders are reminded that in order for forms of proxy (which are
contained in the printed Group's 2021 preliminary report and published on the
Group’s website: www.truworthsinternational.com) to be valid for the purposes
of the meeting, these are requested to be emailed to Truworths' transfer
secretaries, Computershare Investor Services Proprietary Limited at
proxy@computershare.co.za by no later than 48 hours before the appointed
time of the meeting. Forms of proxy may thereafter however be submitted, to
the chairman of the meeting, up to the scheduled time for holding the meeting.

Availability of the Company’s 2021 B-BBEE Annual Compliance Report

Truworths’ shareholders are advised that the company’s annual compliance
report for 2021, prepared pursuant to section 13(G)(2) of the Broad-Based
Black Economic Empowerment Act No. 53 of 2003 of South Africa, is
available   on    the    company’s    website     at   the     following link:
https://www.truworthsinternational.com/investors/sustainability/2021.

By order of the board


Chris Durham
Company Secretary

Cape Town
30 September 2021

Sponsor in South Africa
One Capital

Sponsor in Namibia
Merchantec Capital


                                                                            

Date: 01-10-2021 07:05:00
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