FML - BONUS SHARES AND CLOSURE OF REGISTER
FML has announced that at the Company’s Extra-Ordinary General Meeting held on Thursday, November 18, 2010, a special resolution was passed for a bonus share issue in the ratio of five (5) new shares for every one (1) share held.
The qualifying date for the bonus shares is Tuesday, December 14, 2010. All persons in the Register of FML as at the close of business on Tuesday, December 14, 2010 will receive five (5) new shares for every one (1) existing share held on that date.
Closure of Register
The Register of Shareholders will be closed from Wednesday, December 15, 2010 – Thursday, December 16, 2010 (both dates inclusive).
The ex-bonus date is Friday, December 10, 2010. An investor buying FML shares before this date will be entitled to the bonus shares. Any investor buying FML shares on or after this date will not be entitled to the bonus shares.
Transfer from Income Surplus
An amount of GH¢4 million (four million Ghana Cedis) is to be transferred from Income Surplus to Stated Capital.
Electronic (book entry) certification
In line with the Exchange’s decision not to allow new or additional listings in paper certificates, all shareholders of Fan Milk Ltd are advised, as a matter of urgency, to open securities accounts with the GSE Securities Depository (GSD) at the office of any of the Licensed Dealing Members (Stockbrokers) of the Ghana Stock Exchange. In opening a securities account, a shareholder is required to have a passport picture and an identification card (Voters ID card or National Health Insurance Card or Passport or Drivers’ Licence).
Shareholders are also advised that at the same time that they open a securities account, they can deposit any share certificate that they hold. In so doing, they should carry along with them the share certificate, or in its absence, the transfer or balance receipt, etc.
For further information, contact the Ghana Stock Exchange, the GSE Securities Depository or NTHC Securities Limited.
Issued in Accra, this 24th
day of November, 2010.