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The following terms and conditions of SBG Securities Proprietary Limited internet service applies:

SBG Securities Proprietary Limited ("SBG Sec"), registration number 1972/008305/07, authorised user the JSE Limited (“JSE”), maintains this website (the "Site") and the services made available thereon ("Services").

By utilising the Services on this Site, you the user, agree that you have reviewed the Site in its entirety, that you have accepted the terms and conditions applicable to the Services, including all legal and regulatory terms and are conversant with and understand such terms and conditions and the applicable local legislation and regulations.

From time to time, the Site may be inaccessible or inoperable for any reason, including, without limitation: (a) equipment (hardware) malfunctions; (b) software malfunctions; (c) periodic maintenance procedures or repairs which SBG Sec and/or its third party service providers may undertake from time to time; or (d) causes beyond the reasonable control of SBG Sec and/or its third party service providers which causes are not reasonably foreseeable by SBG Sec and/or its third party service providers.

SBG Sec reserves the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect, service or feature of this Site and/or Services without notice.

All Services are subject, in addition to these terms and conditions ("Online Terms"), to the requisite terms and conditions of SBG Sec in respect of each service.

You hereby warrant to us that you have the required legal capacity to enter into and be bound by contractual terms. Minors must be assisted by their legal guardians when reading these conditions. If you are unsure whether you have the legal capacity to enter into agreements, kindly contact SBG Sec for further information on 0860 121 161 or e-mail securities@standardbank.co.za before you continue using this Site.

Copyright subsists in this Site and the unauthorised copying, reproduction, distribution, dissemination, sale, publication or other use of this material and the trade marks, logos or service marks (whether registered or not) of SBG Sec shall constitute an infringement of the relevant intellectual property laws.

While every care has been taken, no representation, warranty or undertaking (express or implied) is given and neither responsibility nor liability is accepted by SBG Sec or the Standard Bank Group Limited (“SB Group”) or any of SB Group’s subsidiaries, as to the accuracy or the completeness of the information contained herein. All information is provided "as is" and should not be treated as professional or investment advice of any kind. Users must seek independent professional advice prior to taking any action based on the contents of the Site.

Any indicative terms provided on this Site are provided for the users information and do not constitute an offer, a solicitation of an offer, invitation to acquire any security or to enter into any agreement, or any advice or recommendation to conclude any transaction (whether on the indicative terms or otherwise) and must not be deemed as such.

This Site has been prepared from resources believed reliable by SBG Sec but SBG Sec does not guarantee its accuracy or completeness.

The user acknowledges that it has read and accepted the terms of the Dealing Mandate ("Mandate") and the Rules and Directives of the JSE applicable to the relevant Service used on this Site.

The user authorises SBG Sec to act on any instruction purporting to emanate from the user whether in written, electronic or any other format. SBG Sec will not be required to authenticate any instruction and SBG Sec shall not be held liable as a result of the unauthorised use of the user's account and/or password, the users password must be kept secret and secure by the user at all times

SBG Sec endeavours to place received orders from clients in the market without delay. In so far as SBG Sec is unable to place the order into the market, it will not be held liable to the user for any loss sustained in whatsoever manner.

SBG Sec will use its reasonable endeavours to carry out all securities related instructions received from the user through the Site. However, the user shall not hold SBG Sec liable for, and hereby indemnifies SBG Sec against, any claim arising from the late or delayed processing of the user's instructions, the user agreeing that any such instruction issued through this Site is solely at the user's risk.

Users who access and utilise this Site do so on their own initiative and on their own risk, and are responsible for their own compliance with applicable local laws and regulations.

SBG Sec reserves the right to reject, in its sole discretion, any application for services contained on this Site. The user acknowledges that a credit risk enquiry may be undertaken by SBG Sec and the user hereby grants its consent thereto.

SBG Sec is reliant in certain circumstances on services provided by third parties over which SBG Sec has no control. The user agrees that it will not hold SBG Sec liable for any loss whatsoever, howsoever caused, occasioned through the use of the Services on the Site, the user making use of this Site at its sole risk. SBG Sec may also use the services of other organisations to provide information on the Site. SBG Sec has no control over this information and makes no representations or warranties of any nature as to its accuracy, appropriateness or correctness. The user agrees that such information is provided "as is" and SBG Sec will not be directly or indirectly liable for any damages that may arise from the users reliance on it. All quotes, news, market information or data shown on the Site by way of live information feeds are delayed by at least 15 (fifteen) minutes unless otherwise stated. The user should always select the "refresh" or similar page update function on the users Internet browser to ensure that the information the user is viewing is the most current.

This Site may contain links to other websites with information and material produced by other parties. Whilst SBG Sec tries to provide links only to reputable websites, it cannot accept responsibility or liability for the information provided on other websites. A link from our Site to any other website does not mean that it has scrutinised or endorsed the owners or administrators of the websites or their business or security practices and operations.

Nobody may establish a hyperlink, frame, metatag or similar reference, whether electronically or otherwise (collectively referred to as linking), to this Site or any subsidiary pages before receiving our prior written approval, which may be withheld or granted (subject to the conditions SBG Sec specifies from time to time). An application for linking must be submitted to securities@standardbank.co.za .Once received, SBG Sec will do its best to respond and enter into further discussions with you. If you don't get a written response from SBG Sec within 5 (five) business days, consider your request rejected. Breach of these conditions entitles SBG Sec to take legal action without prior notice to you and you agree to reimburse the costs associated with such legal action to us on an attorney and own client scale.

SBG Sec retains all copyright and other intellectual property rights in all material, including logos and other graphics and multimedia works published on or via the Site. You are authorised to view and download one copy to a local hard drive or disk, print and make copies of such printouts, provided that:

  • the material is used for considering use of the online services and for no other commercial purposes;

  • any reproduction of our proprietary material from this Site or portion of it must include our copyright notice in its entirety.

The logos and trademarks shown on this Site are SBG Sec’s registered and unregistered trademarks or that of third parties. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting any license or right to use any trademark without our prior written permission and/or that of third parties, as the case may be. You may not, without our prior written permission, use our intellectual property or that of third parties for any other purposes. An application to use our intellectual property must be submitted to securities@standardbank.co.za . Upon receiving your application SBG Sec will do its best to respond and enter into further discussions with you. If you don't get a written response from SBG Sec within 5 (five) business days, consider your request rejected.

Irrespective of the existence of copyright, you acknowledge that SBG Sec is the proprietor of all material on the Site, whether it constitutes confidential information or not, and that you have no right, title or interest in any such material.

Share and portfolio quotes that are accumulated in the "Quotes Bank" are non-refundable and non-exchangeable/non-transferable. Any unused credits cannot be redeemed upon termination of this service. Any debits will be charged to your account in accordance with the Mandate. A maximum of R100 (one hundred rand) worth of quotes can be accumulated at any time.

SBG Sec, or SB Group or any of SB Group’s subsidiaries shall not be liable for any interruption, malfunction, downtime or other failure of or in this Site or any component part of the Site for whatever reason.

SBG Sec may modify, suspend or discontinue the Site, whether temporarily or permanently, without notice. It may also impose limits or conditions on the right to certain services, features or functions and it may restrict access to parts of or all of the services on the Site.

SBG Sec’s commitment to your privacy and the security of your personal information is outlined in its Privacy and security statement .

SBG Sec may amend these Online Terms from time to time. By accessing this Site you are bound to the version of the Online Terms published here at the time of any visit to this Site. You agree to view the current version each time you access the Site. A certificate signed by the administrator responsible for maintaining this Site will be prima facie proof of the date of publication and content of the current version and all previous versions of the Online Terms.

 

All claims instituted by you against SBG Sec, or SB Group or any of SB Group’s subsidiaries arising as a result of your use of the Site or on the interpretation of these Online Terms, (other than where an interdict is sought or urgent relief may be obtained from a court of competent jurisdiction), will be submitted to and decided by arbitration. That arbitration will be held with only the parties and their representatives present at the offices of the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa, Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa. The arbitration will be governed by the rules of the Arbitration Foundation in terms of South African law and will be heard by an arbitrator or arbitrators appointed by the foundation. Either party will be entitled to have the award made an order of court of competent jurisdiction. The parties will keep the evidence in the arbitration proceedings and any order made by any arbitrator confidential unless otherwise contemplated.

These Conditions of Access are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of South Africa.

The arbitrator will have the power to give default judgement if any party fails to make submissions on due date and/or fails to appear at the arbitration. SBG Sec may institute action against you in any court with appropriate authority. SBG Sec’s chosen address for any legal notice is:

Standard Bank Centre

1st Floor, East Wing

30 Baker Street

Rosebank, 2196

Gauteng

Republic of South Africa

Attention: Director and Head: Standard Online Share Trading

       The user’s address for notices and service of legal process is the address provided by you on the Site or

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Disclaimers

SBG Securities Proprietary Limited (“SBG Sec”) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Standard Bank Group Limited, an authorised user of the JSE Limited (“JSE”) and an authorised Financial Service Provider (FSP No. 26691). SBG Sec is licensed by the JSE to publish market information on a delayed and live basis.

E-mail Disclaimer and Confidentiality Note

SBG Securities Proprietary Limited ("SBG Sec") is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Standard Bank Group Limited ("SB Group"). This email, its attachments and any rights attached hereto are, unless the content clearly indicates otherwise, the property of SBG Sec. It is of a confidential, private and/or privileged nature and is intended for the addressee only. Should you not be the addressee and receive this email in error, kindly:

  1. notify the sender immediately;
  2. refrain from perusing and storing the email on any database;
  3. refrain from disseminating, disclosing or using the contents thereof in any way whatsoever; and
  4. delete this email immediately.

Your failure to comply with the aforementioned could be viewed as an unlawful interception of a communication and/or the infringement of a right to privacy, which could result in criminal and/or civil liability.

Views and opinions expressed in this email are those of the sender unless clearly stated as those of SBG Sec or SB Group.

Neither SBG Sec, SB Group, nor the sender of this email, accepts any liability whatsoever for any expenses, loss or damages howsoever incurred, or suffered, resulting or arising from, the use of this email and/or its attachments. Neither SBG Sec, SB Group, nor the sender of this email warrant the integrity of this email or that it is free of any errors, viruses, interception or interference. For our privacy and security statement or information regarding SBG Sec please visit our website at http://www.sbgsecurities.com/standimg/sbgsecurities/index.html

SBG Sec will never send you any email or other communication asking you to update or provide confidential information about you or your account. If you have any doubts about the legitimacy of this email or other emails you receive claiming to be from SBG Sec please forward them to phishing@standardbank.co.za.

To unsubscribe please reply to this email with the word UNSUBSCRIBE in subject line, alternatively to unsubscribe from this email service please log onto your online trading account and go to My account on the menu bar and go to My Details/Preferences. Then scroll down to the bottom of the page and deselect the emails you no longer want to receive from us.

Copyright SBG Securities Proprietary Limited. All rights reserved.

SBG Sec is authorised to provide financial services on the following products:

Category I: Shares, Money Market Instruments, Debentures and Securitised Debt, Warrants, Certificates and other Instruments, Bonds, Derivatives Instruments, Participatory Interest in Collective Investment Schemes, Deposits exceeding 12 months, Deposits 12 months or less.

Category II: Shares, Money Market Instruments, Warrants, Certificates and other Instruments, Bonds, Derivatives Instruments, Participatory Interests in Collective Investment Schemes.

OST Call Centre contact details: 0860 121 161 or +27 (0) 11 415 5000 (for International).

Stockbroking contact details:

Gauteng: +27 (0) 11 344 5396 / 5066

Kwa-Zulu Natal: +27 (0) 31 374 1701 / 1705

Western Cape: +27 (0) 21 670 6463 / 6433

 

The compliance officers contact details: Bianca Hamman

Tel: +27 (0) 11 415 6060

Email: Bianca.hamman@standardbank.co.za


SBG Sec holds a professional indemnity insurance cover.

Disclaimer with respect to this Site

This material and any publications on this website (“Site”) have been prepared solely for information purposes by SBG Securities Proprietary Limited (“SBG Sec”) and accordingly do not constitute an offer, a solicitation of an offer, invitation to acquire any security or to enter into any agreement, or any advice or recommendation to conclude any transaction (whether on the indicative terms or otherwise) and must not be deemed as such.

Whilst SBG Sec has taken care to ensure that the content and services on this Site are accurate, it does not warrant that the Site, any tools such as calculators, software, information, content or other services will be error-free or will meet any particular criteria of accuracy, completeness, reliability, performance or quality and expressly disclaim all such implied warranties. Whilst all reasonable precautions have been taken SBG Sec does not warrant that this Site or any downloads via this Site are free from viruses or destructive code. SBG Sec and any of its affiliates, shareholders, agents, consultants, directors, officers or employees are not liable for any damages whatsoever relating to your use of this Site or the services offered or information made available on this Site or your inability to use this Site or any of the information or services.

The views on the Site, unless expressed to the contrary, are the opinion of a trader or sales person only and do not necessarily do not reflect the official views of SBG Sec, nor should such views be considered as investment advice. It is not to be regarded as a “Research Report” under SEC rules or “Investment Research” as defined by FSA rules as it has not been prepared in accordance with legal requirements to promote the independence of investment research and it is not subject to any prohibition on dealing ahead of the dissemination of investment research.

Without derogating from the generality of the above, SBG Sec and/or any of its affiliate will not be liable for:

  • any delay by SBG Sec in the display of the information on the Site, including without limitation any information received from the JSE Limited or any relevant exchange(s) or any third party, irrespective of whether such information is indicated by SBG Sec to be available on a live basis;
  • any interruption, malfunction, downtime or other failure of the Site, or any of its components, for whatever reason;
  • any loss or damage arising from your orders, investment decisions, purchases or disposal of goods and services, including financial instrument(s) or currency, from third parties, based on the information provided on the Site;
  • any loss or damage with regard to your data or other data directly and/or indirectly caused by a malfunction of the Site, third party systems, power failures, unlawful access to or theft of data, computer viruses or destructive code on the Site or third party systems, programming defects or negligence on SBG Sec’s part;
  • any interruption, malfunction, downtime or other failure of goods or services provided by third parties, including, without limitation, third party systems such as the public switched telecommunication service providers, internet service providers, electricity suppliers, local authorities and certification authorities; and
  • any other event over which SBG Sec has no direct control over.

This includes without limitation any direct, indirect, special, incidental, and consequential or punitive damages howsoever arising and regardless of whether SBG Sec was advised of the possibility of such loss or damage. While every care has been taken in publishing information on this Site, no representation, warranty or undertaking (express or implied) is given and neither responsibility nor liability is accepted by SBG Sec and any member of the Standard Bank Group Limited (“SB Group”) or its employee and agents as to the accuracy of the information contained herein. SBG Sec and no member of the SB Group can be held liable for the use of and reliance on these opinions estimates and findings. All opinions estimates and findings contained on this Site may be changed after publication at any time without notice. The information contained on this Site is not intended as advice.

Should the information lead you to consider entering into any transaction in relation to the financial product you must take note of the following: there are intrinsic risks involved in transacting in any products; no guarantee is provided for the investment value in a product; any forecasts based on hypothetical data are not guaranteed and are for illustrative purposes only; returns may vary as a result of their dependence on the performance of underlying assets and other variable market factors; past performances are not necessarily indicative of future performances; unless a financial needs analysis has been conducted to assess the appropriateness of the product, investment or structure to your unique particular circumstances, SBG Sec cautions you that there may be limitations on the appropriateness of the information for your purposes and you should take particular care to consider the implications of entering into the transaction, either on your own or with the assistance of an investment professional.

Any transaction or agreement to perform certain services that may be concluded pursuant to the content of this Site shall be in terms of and confirmed by the signing of appropriate documentation, on terms to be agreed between the relevant parties. SBG Sec, or an associated company, may have effected or may effect transactions for its own account in any investment outlined in this Site or any associated verbal presentation or any investment related to such an investment. Prospective investors should obtain independent advice in respect of any product detailed on this Site, as SBG Sec provides no opinion or advice including investment, tax or legal advice and makes no representation or warranty about the suitability of a product for a particular client or circumstance. SBG Sec will only provide investment advice if specifically agreed to by SBG Sec in appropriate documentation, signed by SBG Sec. This information is to be used at your own risk.

There may be various tax implications to consider when investing in the product and you must be aware of these implications before investing. SBG Sec and SB Group and any of SB Group’s subsidiaries do not accept liability for the tax treatment by any court or by any authorities in any jurisdiction in relation to any transaction based on the information. It is strongly recommended that individual tax advice be sought before entering into any such transaction. Members of SB Group, SBG Sec or any SB Group’s subsidiaries, their directors officers and employees may have long or short positions in currencies or securities mentioned on this Site or related investments, and may add to, dispose of or effect transactions in such currencies, securities or investments for their own account and may perform or seek to perform advisory or banking services in relation thereto.

The contents of the Site may not be copied or reproduced in whole or in part without the prior consent of SBG Sec or SB Group. The investment services and information (the "Services") available on this Site are only available to residents of the Republic of South Africa ("RSA") and legal entities incorporated in terms of the laws of the RSA (collectively referred to as "RSA residents"). Any use or attempted use of the Services by anyone else could result in civil action or criminal prosecution. Without prejudice to the foregoing, the use or attempted use of the Services by persons or entities of the United States of America, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia or Hong Kong are hereby expressly prohibited.

Disclaimer with respect to FATCA content on this Site

None of the products or services listed on this website (“Site”) is being offered to any natural person resident there, or any corporation, partnership, limited liability company, business or other trust, association, joint-stock company, fund or any form of enterprise similar to any of the foregoing, in each case that is organised or incorporated under the laws of the United States, or any other person or entity that would otherwise constitute a US Person.

Disclaimer with respect to JSE content on this Site

The source of some information is the JSE Limited ("JSE"). JSE and the JSE logo are trademarks of the JSE.

Such information is the proprietary information of the JSE. All copyright subsisting in the information vests in the JSE. All its rights are reserved.

SBG Securities Proprietary Limited (“SBG Sec”) is licensed by the JSE to publish the information on a delayed and live basis. The JSE shall not be responsible for any error or omission in the information. All copyright and database rights in the information belong to the JSE. Re-distribution of the data comprising the information is not permitted without the express prior written consent of the JSE. You agree to acquaint yourself with and comply with any restrictions and/or conditions imposed upon the use, access, or storage of the information as may be required by the JSE or SBG Sec including the condition that in certain circumstances you will be required to enter into a separate agreement with the JSE or SBG Sec.

Disclaimer with respect to Third Party Service Providers on this Site

SBG Securities Proprietary Limited (“SBG Sec”) has entered into agreements with various third parties (“Third Parties”) whereby Third Parities provide data, research, reports and other services (as specified below) and are utilised for informative and operational purposes on this website (the “Site”). The services include but are not limited to:

(i) the supply of company fundamental data to the Site;

(ii) the delivery and execution of corporate actions (including, inter alia, notifications and consequent actions) (“Corporate Actions”) via the Site; 

(iii) the availability of research and/or trade alert reports ("Reports"), to be published on this Site from time to time;

(iv) any other service providers that SBG Sec, in its sole discretion may appoint,

(collectively “the Services”).

By entering and your use of these Services you acknowledge and accept that you know and understand the contents of the terms and conditions applicable to these Services and you confirm by entering this Site and/or by accepting and/or utilising the Services, that you agree to be bound by the foregoing terms and limitations. If you do not understand the contents of the terms and conditions or if any of the terms and conditions are unacceptable, you should exit and should not make use of these Services.

The Reports are issued by Third Parties and SBG Sec plays no part in the collation and research of the information and material contained in the Reports. SBG Sec is only a platform provider and makes available such Reports on the Site and you must take every care if using it as part of any investment decision.

The Reports may provide the addresses of, or contain hyperlinks to, websites. Except to the extent to which the Reports refers to website material of SBG Sec, SBG Sec has not reviewed the linked websites and takes no responsibility for the content contained therein. Accessing such website(s) or following such link/s through the Reports shall be at your own risk.

The Reports are not to be relied upon in substitution for the exercise of independent judgment. SBG Sec may have issued, and may in the future issue, a trading call regarding the security contemplated in the Reports. In addition, SBG Sec may have issued, and may in the future issue, other reports of its own or publish Reports of differing Third Parties that are inconsistent with each other, and reach different conclusions from the information presented in the Reports.

The Reports do not constitute an offer or the solicitation of an offer for the sale or purchase of any security. SBG Sec does not guarantee, no give any representation, warranty or undertaking (express or implied) to the sequence, accuracy, or completeness or any other aspect of the Reports nor shall SBG Sec or any member of the Standard Bank Group Limited (“SB Group”) including, inter alia, any of their directors, officers, employees or agents be liable in any way to any person (natural or juristic) whatsoever for any delays, inaccuracies, errors in, or omissions in respect of such Reports or the transmission thereof. SBG Sec shall not be held liable under any circumstances whatsoever for any losses and/or damages suffered as a result of any investment decision taken and/or any reliance placed on the information contained therein. SBG Sec accepts no liability for loss arising from the use of the material presented in the Reports. Any member of the SB Group cannot be held liable for the use of and reliance on the opinions, estimates and findings. All opinions, estimates and findings contained in the Reports may be changed after distribution by the Third Parties at any time without notice.

The Reports have been prepared in accordance with local regulations which may differ from the requirements of US, UK and European regulations. In distributing the Reports to you, SBG Sec does not hold this out to be impartial (objective) as it may have been prepared by persons who may be exposed to conflicts of interest.

You should be aware that the Reports might have been originally disseminated by the Third Parties to its clients other than SBG Sec. As such, employees and clients of the Third Parties and any persons connected with it may have had the opportunity to act upon the information contained in the Report.

SBG Sec, other affiliated companies of the SB Group and directors and employees of these companies may from time to time have a long or short positions in the securities mentioned in the Reports and may add to or dispose of such securities. The recipients of the Reports are urged to seek independent advice with regard to the securities and investments referred to in the report. By accepting the Reports, you agree to be bound by the foregoing terms and limitations.

The Corporate Action notices may provide the addresses of, or contain hyperlinks to, websites (the “Corporate Actions Site”). Whilst the Corporate Actions Site may include SBG Sec branding and logos, it is operated by a Third Party. SBG Sec takes no responsibility for the content contained therein. Accessing the Corporate Actions Site or following such link/s through the Corporate Action notices shall be at your own risk. SBG Sec accepts no liability for any loss arising from the Corporate Action notices and/or the Corporate Actions Site save only for the instances in which such loss has arisen as a result of gross negligence on the part of SBG Sec. SBG Sec shall not be held liable under any circumstances whatsoever for any losses and/or damages suffered as a result of any investment decision taken and/or any reliance placed on the information contained therein or your inability to use the Corporate Actions Site or any of the information or services. You must take all steps necessary to ensure that you make an informed decision with regards to corporate actions and the implications thereof.

Whilst SBG Sec has taken care to ensure that the content and services on the Corporate Actions Site are accurate, it does not warrant that the Corporate Actions Site, any tools such as calculators, software, information, content or other services will be error-free or will meet any particular criteria of accuracy, completeness, reliability, performance or quality and expressly disclaim all such implied warranties. Whilst all reasonable precautions have been taken SBG Sec does not warrant that Corporate Actions Site or any downloads via same are free from viruses or destructive code.

Without derogating from the generality of the above, and save for instances where SBG Sec has acted with gross negligence, SBG Sec and/or any of its affiliate will not be liable for:

  • any delay in the display of the information on the Corporate Actions Site, including without limitation any information received from the JSE Limited or any relevant exchange(s) or any third party, irrespective of whether such information is indicated by SBG Sec or the relevant Third Party to be available on a live basis;
  • any interruption, malfunction, downtime or other failure of the Corporate Actions Site, or any of its components, for whatever reason;
  • any loss or damage arising from your orders, investment decisions, purchases or disposal of goods and services, including financial instrument(s) or currency, from third parties, based on the information provided on the Corporate Actions Site;
  • any loss or damage with regard to your data or other data directly and/or indirectly caused by a malfunction of the Corporate Actions Site, third party systems, power failures, unlawful access to or theft of data, computer viruses or destructive code on the Corporate Actions Site or third party systems, programming defects or negligence on SBG Sec’s or the Third Party’s part;
  • any interruption, malfunction, downtime or other failure of goods or services provided by third parties, including, without limitation, third party systems such as the public switched telecommunication service providers, internet service providers, electricity suppliers, local authorities and certification authorities; and
  • any other event over which SBG Sec has no direct control over.

This includes without limitation any direct, indirect, special, incidental, and consequential or punitive damages howsoever arising and regardless of whether SBG Sec was advised of the possibility of such loss or damage. While every care has been taken in publishing information on Corporate Actions Site, no representation, warranty or undertaking (express or implied) is given and neither responsibility nor liability is accepted by SBG Sec and any member of the SB Group or its employee and agents as to the accuracy of the information contained therein. SBG Sec and no member of the SB Group can be held liable for the use of and reliance on these opinions estimates and findings. All opinions estimates and findings contained on Corporate Actions Site may be changed after publication at any time without notice. The information contained on Corporate Actions Site is not intended as advice.

You hereby indemnify any applicable Third Party against any demand, claim or action against the company relating to or in connection with any use of the information, data, Reports, Corporate Action Site or opinion supplied, whether such demand, claim or action arises directly or indirectly.

SBG Securities Proprietary Limited’s Equity Research Disclaimer Confidentiality Note

SBG Securities Proprietary Limited’s (“SBG Sec”) equity research report (“Report”) is not directed to, or intended for distribution to or use by, any person or entity who is a citizen or resident of or located in any locality, state, country or other jurisdiction where such distribution, publication, availability or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject SBG Sec to any registration or licensing requirement within such jurisdiction. All material presented in the Report, unless specifically indicated otherwise, is under copyright to SBG Sec. None of the material, nor its content, nor any copy of it, may be altered in any way, transmitted to, copied or distributed to any other party, without the prior express written permission of SBG Sec. All trademarks, service marks and logos used in the Report are trademarks or service marks or registered trademarks or service marks of SBG Sec or its affiliates.

The Report does not constitute an offer or the solicitation of an offer for the sale or purchase of any securities as discussed therein or at all. While every care has been taken in preparing the Report, no representation, warranty or undertaking (express or implied) is given and neither responsibility nor liability is accepted by any member of the Standard Bank Group Limited (“SB Group”), its employees and agents, as to the accuracy of the information contained herein. No member of the SB Group, including but not limited to SBG Sec, shall be held liable for the use of and reliance on the opinions, estimates and findings.

SBG Sec, the SB Group and its subsidiaries and directors and employees of these companies may from time to time have long or short positions in the securities mentioned in the Report and may add to or dispose of such securities at their discretion without notice.

SBG Sec accepts no liability for loss arising from the use of the material presented in the Report, except that this exclusion of liability does not apply to the extent that liability arises under specific statutes or regulations applicable to SBG Sec. The Report is not to be relied upon in substitution for the exercise of independent judgment. SBG Sec may have issued, and may in the future issue, a trading call regarding the securities. In addition, SBG Sec may have issued, and may in the future issue, other reports that are inconsistent with, and reach different conclusions from, the information presented in the Report. Those reports reflect the different assumptions, views and analytical methods of the analysts who prepared them and SBG Sec is under no obligation to ensure that such other reports are brought to the attention of any recipient of the Report.

The recipients of the Report are urged to seek independent advice with regard to investing in securities (whether such securities are referred to in the Report or generally).

Please note that the Report was originally prepared and issued by SBG Sec for distribution to its market professional and institutional investor clients. The Report is specifically targeted towards such clients. The securities discussed therein may involve a high degree of risk or volatility and may be intended for sale only to investors with an understanding and capacity to assume the risks involved in investing in such securities. Further it should be noted that:

  • there are intrinsic risks involved in the buying and selling of securities;
  • there is no guarantee for the return of the full investment amount;
  • any forecasts contained in the Report is based on hypothetical data are not guaranteed and are for illustrative purposes only;
  • returns may vary as a result of their dependence on a number of variable market factors;
  • past performance is not necessarily indicative of future performance;
  • as a financial needs analysis has not been conducted to assess the appropriateness of investing in the securities mentioned in the Report or generally, investment or structure to your unique particular circumstances, you are cautioned that there may be limitations on the appropriateness of the information for your purposes and you should take particular care to consider the implications of entering into a particular transaction, either on your own or with the assistance of an investment professional;
  • there may be various tax, accounting and legal implications to consider when investing in securities and you must be aware of these implications before investing. In particular, SBG Sec does not accept liability for the tax treatment by any court or by any authorities in any jurisdiction in relation to any transaction based on the information. It is strongly recommended that professional advice be sought before entering into any transaction involving the securities as discussed herein;
  • the price, value of and income from any of the securities mentioned in the Report can fall as well as rise. The value of securities and financial instruments are subject to exchange rate fluctuations that may have a positive or adverse effect on the price or income of such securities or financial instruments.


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