Declaration of special cash dividend

25 March 2013

(Incorporated in the Republic of South Africa)
(Registration No 1955/002869/06)
Share Code: TRE
ISIN: ZAE000007506


As foreshadowed in the reviewed results for the year ended 31 December 2012 published on SENS on 21 February 2012, the board has declared a special gross cash dividend (number 95) of 360 cents per share out of distributable reserves.

The salient dates pertaining to the dividend payment are as follows:

Last day to trade cum the dividend

Friday, 19 April 2013
Trading commences ex the dividend

Monday, 22 April 2013
Record date

Friday, 26 April 2013
Payment date

Monday, 29 April 2013

Share certificates may not be dematerialised or rematerialised between Monday, 22 April 2013 and Friday, 26 April 2013, both days inclusive.

Note that:
• As no secondary tax on companies’ credits are available, dividend withholding tax at the rate of 15% will be applicable to shareholders who are not exempt, which will result in a net dividend of 306 cents per share to such shareholders;
• Trencor’s tax reference number is 9676002711; and
• Trencor’s issued share capital at the declaration date is R885 340 (177 068 011 ordinary shares of 0,5 cent each).

The special dividend is subject to approval by the Exchange Control Department of the South African Reserve Bank. A finalisation announcement confirming receipt of such approval will be published on SENS by no later than Friday, 12 April 2013.

On behalf of the Board

NI Jowell Chairman