Transaction Chronology

The Ubuntu-Botho transaction is marked by a series of shareholder events that date back to 2004 and which preceded the actual transaction itself. For more information on these events and for their accompanying press releases, click on the series of links below.

Shareholders approve empowerment transaction (PDF)
Letter from the Sanlam chairman accompanying the circular to shareholders

Notice to shareholders holding share certificates, or holding their dematerialised shares in their own names or via Sanlam Share Account (Pty) Ltd or via Sanlam Fundshares Nominee (Pty) Ltd.

Notice to shareholders NOT holding their dematerialised shares (PDF) in their own names or via Sanlam Share Account (Pty) Ltd or Sanlam Fundshares Nominees (Pty) Ltd.

Press releases

Financial impact of the transactionLegal agreements signed and further cautionary announcementSanlam signs empowerment transactionJoint detailed cautionary announcementPresentation on announcementCautionary announcement