Simbisa Brands results of 4th Annual General Meeting

By Published On: January 14th, 2020Categories: AGM, Corporate announcement

At its Fourth Annual General Meeting of members held at the Standards Association of Zimbabwe Building, Northridge Park, Borrowdale, Harare, on 22 November 2019 at 08:30 am, the following resolutions were tabled:


Ordinary Business

  1. To receive and consider the audited accounts for the financial year ended 30th June 2019 together with the report of the Directors and Auditors.
    Unanimously passed
  2. Re-election of directors retiring by rotation in terms of Article 89 of the Company’s Articles of Association, being Messrs’ Amit Gupta and Zinona Koudounaris.
    Unanimously passed
  3. To approve the remuneration of the Non-Executive Directors for the twelve months ended 30 June 2019 at ZWL$373,953.
    Unanimously passed
  4. Re-appointment of Messrs’ Ernst and Young of Harare as auditors of the Company, to hold office until the conclusion of the next Annual General
    Unanimously passed
  5. To approve the remuneration of Messrs’ Ernst and Young in respect of their audit of the Company’s books for the financial year ended 30 June 2019
    to the amount of ZWL$801,684.
    Unanimously passed

Special business

  1. Approval of Share Buy Back
    The Company be authorised in advance, in terms of section 79 of the Companies Act [Chapter 24:03], to purchase its own shares, upon such terms and
    conditions and in such amounts as the Directors of the Company may from time to time determine, subject to the following terms and conditions: –
    i) The authority in terms of this resolution shall expire on the date of the Company’s next Annual General Meeting; and
    ii) Acquisitions shall be of ordinary shares which, in aggregate in any one financial year, shall not exceed 10% (ten per cent) of the Company’s
    issued ordinary share capital as at the date of this resolution; and
    iii) The maximum and minimum prices respectively, at which such ordinary shares may be acquired will be not more than 5% (five per cent) above
    and 5% (five per cent) below the weighted average of the market price at which such ordinary shares are traded on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange,
    as determined over the 5 (five) business days immediately preceding the date of purchase of such ordinary shares by the Company; and
    iv) A press announcement will be published as soon as the Company has acquired ordinary shares constituting on a cumulative basis in the period
    between annual general meetings, 3% (three per cent) of the number of ordinary shares in issue prior to the acquisition; and
    v) If during the subsistence of this resolution the Company is unable to declare and pay a cash dividend then this resolution shall be of no force
    and effect.
    Unanimously passed
  2. Amendment of Article 112A of the Articles of Association
    Article 112A be amended to limit the directors’ borrowing powers as follows:
    “The borrowings, loans and payments of any sums of money referred to in Article 112 above shall not exceed at any one time the aggregate of i) the issued and
    fully paid share capital of the Company and ii) two times the EBITDA for the previous twelve (12) months on a rolling basis, except with the sanction and/
    or ratification of the Company in general meeting”
    Unanimously passed

By order of the Board
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