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2017

Monday 31 Jul 2017
31 July 2017

Introduction
 Bidvest is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of Noonan from Alchemy Partners as well as Noonan’s current management team (“the Acquisition”).

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Wednesday 14 Jun 2017
14 June 2017

Following Moody's Investors Service (“Moody’s” or “the agency”) rating action on the South African sovereign on Friday, June 9 2017, the agency yesterday downgraded Bidvest’s credit rating as it is constrained by the sovereign rating.

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Thursday 08 Jun 2017
08 June 2017

Shareholders and interested parties are advised that Bidvest will be hosting investor sessions and a pre-close operational update today at 10:00 (SA time). An audio recording will be available for replay, shortly after the event, at www.bidvest.co.za.

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Wednesday 07 Jun 2017
07 June 2017

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Monday 05 Jun 2017
05 June 2017

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Friday 02 Jun 2017
02 June 2017

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Tuesday 30 May 2017
30 May 2017

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Tuesday 23 May 2017
23 May 2017

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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2016

Thursday 23 Jun 2016
23 June 2016

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Friday 17 Jun 2016
17 June 2016

Bidvest is pleased to announce that it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of and equity loan claims against Brandcorp Holdings Proprietary Limited (“Brandcorp” or the “Business”), from Ethos Private Equity and management (the “Brandcorp Acquisition”).

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Wednesday 15 Jun 2016
15 June 2016

Not for release, publication or distribution, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in or into the united states, canada, australia, japan, republic of ireland or any other jurisdiction in which such release, publication or distribution would be unlawful.

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Tuesday 14 Jun 2016
14 June 2016

Not for release, publication or distribution, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in or into the united states, canada, australia, japan, republic of ireland or any other jurisdiction in which such release, publication or distribution would be unlawful.

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Tuesday 07 Jun 2016
07 June 2016

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements

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Tuesday 31 May 2016
31 May 2016

Shareholders of Bidvest (“Shareholders”) are referred to the announcements released on the Stock Exchange News Service (“SENS”) of the JSE Limited (“JSE”) on April 14 2016 and May 16 2016 regarding the proposed listing of the ordinary shares in Bid Corporation Limited (“BidCorp”) on the JSE (“the Listing”) and the unbundling of Bidvest's foodservices business (“the Unbundling”).

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Monday 30 May 2016
30 May 2016

As a result of the unbundling of the food business from Bidvest, the board has resolved to reconstitute the board committees, with immediate effect, as follows:

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Friday 27 May 2016
27 May 2016

As a result of the unbundling of the food business from Bidvest, the remuneration committee has resolved to accelerate the vesting of the 2012, 2013 and 2014 Bidvest Conditional Share Plan awards (“CSP”) and in compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Wednesday 25 May 2016
25 May 2016

Further to the FTSE/JSE notice issued on 19 May 2016 and subject to the completion of the unbundling of BidCorp Ltd (South Africa, non-constituent) from Bidvest Group (South Africa, constituent), please see details of affected indexes and effective dates below:

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Monday 16 May 2016
16 May 2016

Bidvest shareholders (“Shareholders”) are referred to the circular to Shareholders dated April 14 2016 (“Circular”) which sets out the details of the proposed listing by way of introduction of the entire issued share capital of BidCorp in the Food Retailers and Wholesalers sector of the main board of the JSE Limited (“JSE”) (“the Listing”) and the proposed unbundling by Bidvest of all its shares in BidCorp to Shareholders by way of a distribution in specie (“the Unbundling”).

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Friday 13 May 2016
13 May 2016

Shareholders are advised that the executive management of Bidvest (excluding foodservice) met on May 12 2016 with members of the financial community, including shareholders and financial analysts, for an update on current market conditions and the trading environment across the Industrial and Namibian operations.

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Wednesday 11 May 2016
11 May 2016

Moody Investors Services upgrades Bidvest’s National Scale Rating to Aa1.za from A1.za

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Thursday 05 May 2016
05 May 2016

Shareholders are advised that the executive management of the Foodservice group on May 4 2016 met with members of the financial community, including shareholders and financial analysts, for an update on current market conditions and the trading environment across the foodservice operations.

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Wednesday 20 Apr 2016
20 April 2016

Shareholders of Bidvest (“Shareholders”) are referred to the announcement released on the Stock Exchange News Service on April 14 2016 and published in the press on April 15 2016 in relation to the proposed listing and subsequent unbundling by Bidvest of its foodservices business on the main board of the JSE (“the Unbundling”).

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Thursday 14 Apr 2016
14 April 2016
  • the proposed unbundling by Bidvest;
  • the listing of Bid Corporation Limited ("BidCorp") on the JSE; and
  • withdrawal of cautionary announcement.
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Tuesday 22 Mar 2016
22 March 2016

In compliance with Section 3.59 of the listing requirements of the JSE Limited, Bidvest regrets to inform shareholders that Mr Donald Masson (85) passed away on Sunday, March 20 2016 after a short illness. Donald was appointed to the board in March 1992 and played an instrumental role in the development of Bidvest over many years. Donald was member of the acquisitions and remuneration committee, previously a member of the audit committee as well as chairman of a number of the divisional audit committee’s in Bidvest South Africa.

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Wednesday 02 Mar 2016
02 March 2016

Shareholders are referred to Bidvest’s unaudited results for the half-year ended December 31 2015 released on SENS on 29 February 2016. The dividend declaration incorrectly referred to the first day to trade ex dividend as being Monday, March 4 2016, whereas it should have read Monday, April 4 2016.

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Tuesday 01 Mar 2016
01 March 2016

In compliance with Section 122(3) (b) of the Companies Act, 2008 (Act 71 of 2008), as amended (“Companies Act”) and paragraph 3.83(b) of the Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited

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Monday 29 Feb 2016
29 February 2016

The Group delivered solid trading results for the half-year ended December 31 2015, against the backdrop of challenging market conditions, particularly in the southern African region. Headline earnings per share (HEPS) increased by 13,0% to 1 001,5 cents per share (2014: 886,3 cents per share) with basic earnings per share (EPS) increasing by 7,8% to 930,9 cents per share (2014: 863,3 cents per share).

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Friday 19 Feb 2016
19 February 2016

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Monday 08 Feb 2016
08 February 2016

Shareholders of Bidvest (“Shareholders”) are referred to the announcement released on the Stock Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited (“JSE”) on October 7 2015 (“the October 7 Announcement”) in terms of which Shareholders were advised that Bidvest was in the process of formalising the restructure of its business operations and management focus.

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2015

Friday 11 Dec 2015
11 December 2015

Executive Directors have been awarded Conditional Share Awards in terms of the 2008 Bidvest Group Conditional Share Plan, approved by shareholders at the annual general meeting in November 2008. Conditional Share Awards are subject to performance conditions for the period ending June 30 2018. Subject to performance, vesting will occur in September 2018 and September 2019. The remuneration Committee has given approval for the following individual allocations.

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Tuesday 24 Nov 2015
24 November 2015

Shareholders are advised that the executive management of the group today met with members of the financial community, including shareholders and financial analysts, for an update on current market conditions and the Group’s trading environment.

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Monday 23 Nov 2015
23 November 2015

Bidvest shareholders are advised that Mr Alfred Anthony da Costa did not offer himself for re-election at the Annual General Meeting and as a result has resigned from the board of directors of Bidvest with immediate effect. Consequently ordinary resolution 2.3 was withdrawn.

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Wednesday 18 Nov 2015
18 November 2015

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Wednesday 28 Oct 2015
28 October 2015

Shareholders are advised that Bidvest hosted a number of investors and analysts today in London where a series of presentations from operational management on the dynamics on each of the foodservice businesses were made. Copies of these presentations are currently available on Bidvest’s website at www.bidvest.co.za.

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Friday 23 Oct 2015
23 October 2015

Shareholders are advised that the notice of the annual general meeting (“AGM”) was distributed to shareholders today, Friday, October 23 2015. The record date to determine which shareholders are entitled to receive the notice of AGM is Friday, October 16 2015. The Company’s Annual Integrated Report for the year ended June 30 2015, which incorporates the annual financial statements is available to be viewed/downloaded on the Company’s website (www.Bidvest.com). A printed version can be requested from the office of the Company Secretary – info@bidvest.co.za or +27 11 7728732.

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Friday 16 Oct 2015
16 October 2015

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Wednesday 07 Oct 2015
07 October 2015

Shareholders are advised that the Bidvest Group is formalising the restructure of its business operations into three distinct and independent companies each with its own statutory board of directors comprising senior executive management and independent directors. These companies are:

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Wednesday 30 Sep 2015
30 September 2015

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Thursday 03 Sep 2015
03 September 2015

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Monday 31 Aug 2015
31 August 2015

“We strive to turn ordinary companies into extraordinary performers, delivering strong and consistent shareholder returns in the process. We understand that people create wealth and that companies only report it…”

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Wednesday 10 Jun 2015
10 June 2015

Shareholders are advised that the executive management of the group today met with members of the financial community, including shareholders and financial analysts, for an update on current market conditions and the Group’s trading environment.

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Wednesday 27 May 2015
27 May 2015

In compliance with Section 3.59 of the listing requirements of the JSE Limited, Bidvest is pleased to announce the appointment, with immediate effect, of Gillian Claire McMahon as an Executive Director.

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Wednesday 20 May 2015
20 May 2015

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Monday 18 May 2015
18 May 2015

Shareholders are referred to the Stock Exchange News Service announcements released by Bidvest on Thursday, March 19 2015 and Friday, April 24 2015 notifying Adcock shareholders of the opening of the offer by Bidvest to acquire all of the ordinary shares in Adcock that it did not already own (the “Offer”) and the extension of the closing date of the Offer to Friday, May 15 2015 respectively.

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Thursday 30 Apr 2015
30 April 2015

Shareholders are referred to the Stock Exchange News Service (“SENS”) announcement released by Bidvest on Thursday, March 19 2015 notifying Adcock shareholders of the opening of the offer by Bidvest to acquire all of the ordinary shares in Adcock that it did not already own (the “Offer”).

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Friday 24 Apr 2015
24 April 2015

Shareholders are referred to the Stock Exchange News Service (“SENS”) announcement released by Bidvest on Thursday, March 19 2015 notifying Adcock shareholders of the posting by Bidvest of an offer circular containing, inter alia, details of the Offer and the important dates and times in relation thereto.

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Wednesday 25 Mar 2015
25 March 2015

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Thursday 19 Mar 2015
19 March 2015

1.1. Shareholders are referred to the Securities Exchange News Service (“SENS”) announcement released by Adcock on Thursday, March 12 2015 detailing the firm intention by Bidvest to acquire the entire issued ordinary share capital of Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited (“Adcock”) that it does not already own (“Remaining Adcock Shares”) by way of a general offer in terms of section 117(1)(c)(v) of the Companies Act No. 71 of 2008, as amended, for a cash consideration of R52.00 (“Offer Consideration”) per Remaining Adcock Share (“Offer”).

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Wednesday 11 Mar 2015
11 March 2015

Reference is made to the Securities Exchange News Service announcement released by Bidvest on February 23 2015 detailing the proposed offer by Bidvest to acquire the remaining ordinary shares in Adcock (excluding treasury shares) that it does not already own for a cash consideration of R52.00 per Adcock ordinary share (the “Offer”).

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Monday 02 Mar 2015
02 March 2015

The Group delivered solid trading results for the half-year ended December 31 2014. Headline earnings per share (HEPS) increased by 5,2% to 886,3 cents per share (2012: 842,3 cents per share) with basic earnings per share (EPS)increasing by 0,6% to 863,3 cents per share (2013: 858,5 cents per share).

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Saturday 31 Jan 2015
31 January 2015

Shareholders are referred to the announcements by Bidvest dated December 2 2013 in which a consortium comprising Bidvest and CIH (“the Consortium”) made a cash offer to acquire up to 34.5% of the issued ordinary shares of Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited (“Adcock”) (excluding treasury shares) for a cash consideration of R70.00 per Adcock ordinary share (“the Adcock Offer”) and the announcement dated January 16 2014 in which shareholders were informed that the Adcock Offer will close at the close of business 17:00 on Tuesday, February 4 2014.

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2014

Tuesday 25 Nov 2014
25 November 2014

Shareholders are advised that the executive management of the group today met with members of the financial community, including shareholders and financial analysts, for a presentation on current market conditions and the group’s current trading.

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Monday 24 Nov 2014
24 November 2014

Bidvest shareholders are advised that at the Annual General Meeting of members held on Monday, November 24 2014, all the ordinary and special resolutions as proposed in the Notice of the Annual General Meeting were approved by the requisite majority of members. In this regard, Bidvest confirms the voting statistics from the AGM as follows:

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Monday 24 Nov 2014
24 November 2014

In compliance with Section 3.59 of the listing requirements of the JSE Limited, Bidvest informs shareholders that Adv FDP Tlakula has retired from the board with immediate effect.

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Friday 14 Nov 2014
14 November 2014

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Thursday 13 Nov 2014
13 November 2014

In compliance with Section 122(3)(b) of the Companies Act, 2008 (Act 71 of 2008), as amended (“Companies Act”) and paragraph 3.83(b) of the Listings Requirements of JSE Limited, shareholders are advised that Bidvest has received notification in terms of section 122(1) of the Companies Act that JPMorgan Chase & Co has acquired a beneficial interest in the securities of the Company, such that their entire beneficial interest amounts to 8.02% of the total number of securities in issue.

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Wednesday 12 Nov 2014
12 November 2014

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Monday 10 Nov 2014
10 November 2014

Bidvest shareholders are referred to the announcement by Moody’s Investors Service as contained below:

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Friday 07 Nov 2014
07 November 2014

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Monday 03 Nov 2014
03 November 2014

Bidvest shareholders (“Shareholders”) are referred to the Company’s announcement of September 10 2014 in which the Company informed Shareholders that its board of directors (“Board”) had appointed Barclays Bank PLC and Investec Bank Limited to perform a preliminary evaluation of the merits of listing the Company’s foodservice operations on the London Stock Exchange (including an inward secondary listing on the JSE) (“Potential Listing”).

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Friday 24 Oct 2014
24 October 2014

Shareholders are advised that an electronic version of the Company’s Annual Integrated Report for the year ended June 30 2014, which incorporates the annual financial statements and notice of the annual general meeting (“AGM”) were posted to shareholders today. The annual financial statements contain no modifications to the audited results, which were published on September 1 2014. The annual financial statements of the company and the Group and the Deloitte & Touche audit report are available for inspection at the registered office of the Company.

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Friday 24 Oct 2014
24 October 2014

In accordance with the Section 3.59(C) of the JSE regulations, the following information is disclosed:

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Friday 17 Oct 2014
17 October 2014

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed by the following Directors and Company Secretary in terms of the Bidvest Conditional Share Plan (“CSP”) as follows:

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Monday 13 Oct 2014
13 October 2014

Shareholders are referred to the announcements released on the Stock Exchange News Service ("SENS") on September 1 2014 and September 26 2014 relating to the declaration of the final distribution for the year ended June 30 2014 by way of the issue of fully paid ordinary shares of R0.05 each as a scrip distribution (“Scrip Distribution”) or a cash dividend alternative of R4.32 per Bidvest ordinary share (“Cash Alternative”) payable to Bidvest shareholders.

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Friday 26 Sep 2014
26 September 2014

Bidvest shareholders are referred to the announcement released on September 1 2014 wherein shareholders were advised that Bidvest declared a final distribution for the year ended June 30 2014 by way of the issue of fully paid ordinary shares of R0,05 each as a scrip distribution or a cash dividend alternative payable to ordinary shareholders.

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Wednesday 10 Sep 2014
10 September 2014

Bidvest shareholders (“Shareholders”) are referred to the Company’s audited results announcement for the year ended June 30 2014, released on the Stock Exchange News Service of the JSE Limited (“JSE”) on September 1 2014 in which Shareholders were advised that the board of directors (“Board”) has resolved to evaluate the benefits of the listing of the foodservice operations on the London Stock Exchange (“LSE”).

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Friday 29 Aug 2014
29 August 2014

The Group delivered satisfactory trading results for the year in a challenging economic environment.

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Monday 25 Aug 2014
25 August 2014

Bidvest and CIH (collectively “the Consortium”) currently hold 59 266 944 Adcock Ingram ordinary shares, representing approximately:

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Thursday 10 Jul 2014
10 July 2014

Bidvest is proud to announce that with effect from July 1 2014, it has acquired a 60% interest in Gruppo Dac S.p.A. (“DAC”) a leading Italian foodservice provider as well as a significant controlling stake in PCL 24/7 Limited (“PCL”), a specialist chilled products storage and distribution business operating in the United Kingdom. The aggregate purchase consideration is approximately £95 million.

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Wednesday 02 Jul 2014
02 July 2014

Bidvest and Grindrod Limited (“the Parties”) advise shareholders that the Parties have entered into a memorandum of understanding which sets out the key terms on which Bidvest and Bidvest Bank Limited proposes to acquire Grindrod Bank (“the Proposed Transaction”).

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Wednesday 14 May 2014
14 May 2014

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Wednesday 30 Apr 2014
30 April 2014

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Tuesday 22 Apr 2014
22 April 2014

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Monday 14 Apr 2014
14 April 2014

Shareholders are referred to the announcements released on the Stock Exchange News Service ("SENS") on February 27 2014 and March 20 2014 relating to the declaration of the interim distribution for the half-year ended December 31 2013 by way of the issue of fully paid ordinary shares of R0,05 each as a scrip distribution (“Scrip Distribution”) or a cash dividend alternative of R3.78 per Bidvest ordinary share (“Cash Alternative”) payable to ordinary Bidvest shareholders.

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Monday 14 Apr 2014
14 April 2014

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Friday 28 Mar 2014
28 March 2014

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Friday 28 Mar 2014
28 March 2014

Executive Directors have been awarded Conditional Share Awards in terms of the 2008 Bidvest Group Conditional Share Plan, approved by shareholders at the annual general meeting in November 2008. Conditional Share Awards are subject to performance conditions for the period ending June 30 2016. Subject to performance, vesting will occur in September 2016 and September 2017. The remuneration Committee has given approval for the following individual allocations.

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Thursday 20 Mar 2014
20 March 2014

The Circular related to the interim distribution for the half-year ended December 31,2013 by way of the issue of fully paid ordinary shares of R0,05 each as a scrip distribution or a cash dividend alternative payable to ordinary shareholders announced on February 27 2014 was posted to Bidvest shareholders on Thursday, March 20 2014. The Circular is also available on the Company’s website www.bidvest.co.za.

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Tuesday 25 Feb 2014
25 February 2014

The Group delivered good trading results for the half year ended December 31 2013 in a period characterised by significant investment activity. Economic conditions remain challenging in many geographies in which we operate.

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Tuesday 04 Feb 2014
04 February 2014

Shareholders are advised that for the 6 months ended December 31 2013, Bidvest’s headline earnings per share (“HEPS”) are expected to be between 15% and 17% higher than the comparative 6 month period (725,1 cents per share).

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Friday 31 Jan 2014
31 January 2014

Shareholders are referred to the announcements by Bidvest dated December 2 2013, January 16 2014 and January 31 2014 in which a consortium comprising Bidvest and CIH (“the Consortium”) made a cash offer to acquire up to 34.5% of the issued ordinary shares of Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited (“Adcock”) (excluding treasury shares) for a cash consideration of R70.00 per Adcock ordinary share (“the Adcock Offer”).

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Friday 31 Jan 2014
31 January 2014

Shareholders are referred to the announcements by Bidvest dated December 2 2013 in which a consortium comprising Bidvest and CIH (“the Consortium”) made a cash offer to acquire up to 34.5% of the issued ordinary shares of Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited (“Adcock”) (excluding treasury shares) for a cash consideration of R70.00 per Adcock ordinary share (“the Adcock Offer”) and the announcement dated January 16 2014 in which shareholders were informed that the Adcock Offer will close at the close of business 17:00 on Tuesday, February 4 2014.

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Thursday 16 Jan 2014
16 January 2014

Shareholders are referred to the announcement by Bidvest dated December 2 2013 in which a consortium comprising Bidvest and CIH (“the Consortium”) made a cash offer to acquire up to 34.5% of the issued ordinary shares of Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited (“Adcock”) (excluding treasury shares) for a cash consideration of R70.00 per Adcock ordinary share (“the Offer”).

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2013

Friday 06 Dec 2013
06 December 2013

In compliance with Section 3.59 of the listing requirements of the JSE Limited, Bidvest announces the resignation of Lebogang Joseph Mokoena as alternate director to Alfred da Costa, with immediate effect.

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Friday 06 Dec 2013
06 December 2013

In compliance with Section 3.59 of the listing requirements of the JSE Limited, Bidvest announces the resignation of Lebogang Joseph Mokoena as alternate director to Alfred da Costa, with immediate effect.

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Tuesday 03 Dec 2013
03 December 2013

The announcement released on SENS by Bidvest on December 2 2013 refers, in terms of which the Bidvest/CIH (“Consortium”) were advised by its legal team to launch legal proceedings to challenge compliance with certain legal and regulatory aspects of the CFR/Adcock Transaction.

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Monday 02 Dec 2013
02 December 2013

Based on advice given to the Bidvest/CIH Consortium (“Consortium”) by its legal team, the Consortium further announces that Bidvest will shortly launch legal proceedings to challenge compliance with legal and regulatory aspects of the CFR/Adcock transactions.

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Monday 02 Dec 2013
02 December 2013

Bidvest and CIH have formed a Consortium (“the Consortium”) and announced a cash offer to acquire up to 34.5% of the issued ordinary shares in Adcock (excluding treasury shares).

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Monday 25 Nov 2013
25 November 2013

At the annual general meeting of the shareholders of Bidvest held on Monday, November 25 2013 ("the annual general meeting") the ordinary and special resolutions proposed at the meeting were approved by the requisite majority of shareholder votes.

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Monday 18 Nov 2013
18 November 2013

In accordance with the Section 3.59(C) of the JSE regulations, the following information is disclosed:

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Friday 25 Oct 2013
25 October 2013

Shareholders are advised that an electronic version of the Company’s Annual Integrated Report for the year ended 30 June 2013, which incorporates the annual financial statements and notice of the annual general meeting were posted to shareholders today. The annual financial statements contain no modifications to the audited results, which were published on the 26th August 2013. The annual financial statements of Bidvest and the Group and the Deloitte & Touche audit reports are available for inspection at the registered offices of the Company.

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Friday 11 Oct 2013
11 October 2013

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Tuesday 08 Oct 2013
08 October 2013

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Wednesday 02 Oct 2013
02 October 2013

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Monday 30 Sep 2013
30 September 2013

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Thursday 26 Sep 2013
26 September 2013

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Monday 23 Sep 2013
23 September 2013

In compliance with Rules 3.63 – 3.74 of the JSE Listing Requirements, the following information is disclosed:

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Friday 20 Sep 2013
20 September 2013

Shareholders are referred to the joint announcement released on SENS on 23 August 2013 and the circular dated 23 August 2013 setting out the terms of the offer extended by Bidvest to holders of the issued ordinary share capital of Mvelaserve that it does not already own or has entered into an agreement to acquire

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Monday 26 Aug 2013
26 August 2013

We are an international services, trading and distribution company, listed on the JSE, South Africa and operating on four continents. We employ 106 000 worldwide, but our roots remain South African.

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Friday 23 Aug 2013
23 August 2013

Mvelaserve shareholders are referred to the various SENS announcements and in particular the last cautionary announcement dated 31 July 2013, wherein Mvelaserve shareholders were advised that the independent Board of Directors of Mvelaserve ("Independent Board") were still considering the firm intention letter it received from Bidvest

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Monday 13 May 2013
13 May 2013

JOINT ANNOUNCEMENT RELATING TO THE FIRM INTENTION BY BIDVEST TO MAKE A CASH OFFER TO ACQUIRE THE ENTIRE ISSUED ORDINARY SHARE CAPITAL OF MVELASERVE THAT IT DOES NOT ALREADY OWN OR HAS NOT ENTERED INTO AN AGREEMENT TO ACQUIRE

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Friday 05 Apr 2013
05 April 2013

Shareholders are referred to the announcement by Bidvest dated April 3 2013 and the announcement by Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited (“Adcock”) dated April 4 2013.

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Wednesday 03 Apr 2013
03 April 2013

Shareholders are referred to the announcement by Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited (“Adcock”) published on April 2 2013 in response to the firm intention by Bidvest to make an offer to acquire 60% (on a fully diluted basis) of the entire issued ordinary share capital of Adcock (“Firm Intention Letter”). The Firm Intention Letter was approved by the Takeover Regulation Panel (“TRP”), on March 18 2013, prior to its submission to the Board of Directors of Adcock and an irrevocable unconditional guarantee for the cash component of the offer contained in the Firm Intention Letter was timeously lodged, on March 26 2013, with the TRP in accordance with the Regulations in terms of the Companies Act.

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Tuesday 02 Apr 2013
02 April 2013

Shareholders’ attention is drawn to the cautionary announcement issued by Bidvest on March 22 2013. Reference was made therein to Bidvest’s letter of firm intention to make an offer (the “Firm Intention Letter”) to Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited (“Adcock”) shareholders, which was subsequently published by Adcock. Accordingly, the aforementioned cautionary announcement is now withdrawn and shareholders no longer need to exercise caution in dealing in their Bidvest shares.

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Monday 25 Mar 2013
25 March 2013

Shareholders are advised that Mr Cyril Ramaphosa has notified the Board that he wishes to retire from the position of Chairperson of Bidvest, however he will remain on the board until the release of the Group’s results for the year ending June 30 2013 in early September. The Board extends it sincere thanks and gratitude to Mr Ramaphosa for his leadership over the past 9 years.

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Friday 22 Mar 2013
22 March 2013

Bidvest Shareholders are advised that Bidvest has today submitted a firm intention letter (“the Letter”) to the Board of Directors of Adcock Ingram Holdings Limited (“Adcock Ingram”) in terms of which Bidvest proposes to acquire 60% of the issued share capital of Adcock Ingram from its shareholders.

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Monday 04 Mar 2013
04 March 2013

Shareholders are referred to the voluntary announcement dated December 3 2012 in which shareholders were advised that subject to the fulfilment of certain conditions precedent it has entered into an agreement in terms of which Bidvest will acquire the entire issued share capital of Brandcorp Holdings (Proprietary) Limited (“Brandcorp”) for an undisclosed amount (“the Brandcorp Acquisition”). Brandcorp is currently controlled by Ethos Private Equity.

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Tuesday 19 Feb 2013
19 February 2013

Shareholders are advised that for the 6 months ended December 31 2012:

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Monday 28 Jan 2013
28 January 2013

In accordance with Regulation 98 of the Companies Act, 71 of 2008 (“the Act”), Bidvest has acquired ordinary shares in Amalgamated Appliance Holdings Limited (“AMAP”) in the open market at a price not greater than the proposed offer consideration of R3.50 per ordinary share as contemplated in the joint firm intention announcement released on SENS on 28 November 2012. The joint firm intention announcement included particulars setting out terms upon which Bidvest intends acquiring the entire issued share capital of AMAP that it does not already own, by way of a scheme of arrangement in terms of section 114 of the Act.

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2012

Friday 21 Dec 2012
21 December 2012
Further  to  the  announcement,  dated  28  November  2012,  where AMAP shareholders were advised that on 23 November 2012 the Board of Directors of  AMAP ("the Board") received a firm  intention ("the  firm  intention") from  Bidvest to  acquire  the  entire  issued  share  capital  of AMAP that  it  does  not  already  own for  an  offer  consideration  of  R3.50  per AMAP ordinary share ("the  Offer" or  "the  Transaction"). Download