Textainer announces director appointment

14 August 2017

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


We draw attention to the following United States Securities and Exchange Commission filing made on 14 August 2017 by Textainer Group Holdings Limited (NYSE: TGH), in which Trencor has a 48% beneficiary interest:

“Textainer Group Holdings Limited (“Textainer” or the “Company”) is announcing the appointment of Hennie Van der Merwe to the Company’s Board of Directors effective immediately. Mr Van der Merwe will serve as a Class II director to fill the vacancy from the retirement of Mr Isam Kabbani in November 2016. Mr Van der Merwe’s term will expire at the 2018 Annual Meeting, expected in May 2018.

Mr Van der Merwe serves as a director of Trencor Limited, a company listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange which is the discretionary beneficiary of a 48% interest in the Company. He was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Trencor on August 10, 2017. Mr Van der Merwe also serves as non-executive chairman of the board of Master Drilling Group Limited and as a non-executive director of Bell Equipment Limited, both of which are listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. On August 10, 2017, Mr Van der Merwe was appointed as a director of Halco Holdings Limited, a 48% shareholder and as a director of both Leased Asset Pool Limited and TAC Limited, entities that each own intermodal containers managed by the Company.”

Trencor Services (Pty) Ltd
14 August 2017

Rand Merchant Bank (A division of FirstRand Bank Limited)