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Shareholder information

  Number of shares  
Issued ordinary shares as at 30 June 2014 411 367 941  
Shares held in treasury by subsidiary company (6 098 319)  
Shares consolidated resulting effective control (8 272 000)  
  396 997 622  

Public/non-public shareholders Number of
shareholders
  %   Number of
shares
  %  
Non-public shareholders 11   0.3   55 310 981   13.4  
Directors, prescribed officers and managers of the group 10   0.3   4 211 554   1.0  
Beneficial shareholders holding more than 10% 1     51 099 427   12.4  
Public shareholders 2 926   99.7   356 056 960   86.6  
  2 937   100.0   411 367 941   100.0  
Shareholder spread                
1 – 1 000 shares 1 244   42.4   413 327   0.1  
1 001 – 10 000 shares 1 075   36.6   4 008 961   1.0  
10 001 – 100 000 shares 327   11.1   11 316 217   2.7  
100 001 – 1 000 000 shares 215   7.3   73 451 055   17.9  
1 000 001 shares and above 76   2.6   322 178 381   78.3  
  2 574   100.0   411 367 941   100.0  
Beneficial shareholders holding 3% or more                
Government Employees Pension Fund         51 099 427   12.4  
Coronation Fund Managers         19 341 197   4.7  
PSG         13 600 000   3.3  
Old Mutual Group         13 334 035   3.2  
Fund managers holding 5% or more                
Coronation Fund Managers         115 665 245   28.1  
Public Investment Corporation         51 099 427   12.4  
Investec Asset Management         48 352 906   11.8  
PSG Alphen Asset Management         29 948 199   7.3  
Old Mutual Investment Group         26 184 060   6.4  
Allan Grey         21 459 295   5.2  
Geographical spread                
South Africa         386 524 535   94.0  
Foreign         24 843 406   6.0  
          411 367 941   100.0  
Shareholder type                
Collective investment schemes         156 862 601   38.1  
Retirement benefit funds         107 225 875   26.0  
Organs of state         61 469 407   14.9  
Assurance companies         26 693 041   6.5  
Private companies         25 553 712   6.2  
Other         33 563 305   8.3  
          411 367 941   100.0  

During the year Eqstra repurchased the remaining 15 781 968 “A” deferred ordinary shares in issue. The authorised “A” deferred ordinary shares were cancelled subsequent to the repurchase.

BBE shareholding Number of shares   %  
Nozala MCC Proprietary Limited 8 272 000   2.0  
Lereko Mobility Proprietary Limited 5 864 944   1.4  
Total BBBEE shares as % of total shares in issue 14 136 944   3.4  

Ms S Dakile-Hlongwane is a non-executive director of Eqstra and a 7.7% shareholder and director of Nozala, which owns
2.0% of the ordinary issued share capital of Eqstra.

DIRECTORS’ ORDINARY SHAREHOLDING

  Direct beneficial
shareholding
  Indirect beneficial
shareholding
  % shareholding  
Opening balance 2013 2 274 188   636 944   0.7  
E Clarke 130 000      
S Dakile-Hlongwane   636 944   0.2  
WS Hill 2 074 188     0.5  
JL Serfontein 70 000      
Movements during the year 649 096     0.2  
Closing balance 2014 2 923 284   636 944   0.9  
E Clarke 157 000      
S Dakile-Hlongwane   636 944   0.2  
WS Hill 2 673 284     0.7  
JL Serfontein 93 000      

There were no changes to the directors’ interest in shares subsequent to the financial year end and the date of the annual
financial statements. No associates of directors hold shares in the company.

SHAREHOLDERS’ INFORMATION

LISTING AND OTHER INFORMATION

The principal market for Eqstra is the JSE Limited and shares trade through the STRATE system. Closing JSE share prices are published in most national and regional South African newspapers under the General Industries sector. The share prices are also available during the day on the Eqstra website as well as other websites such as Reuters, Moneyweb and Sharedata Online.

Eqstra has an over-the-counter sponsored American depositary receipt (ADR) facility with the Bank of New York (BoNY) under a deposit agreement. (Refer to the BoNY website www.adrbny.com for further information.)

ADR holders may instruct BoNY on how shares represented by their ADRs should be voted. Registered ADR holders’ annual and interim reports will be mailed to their registered address. Brokers and financial institutions are responsible for forwarding shareholders’ information to their clients and will be provided with copies of reports for this purpose.

SHAREHOLDER COMUNICATION

Shareholder can obtain updated announcements and general information regarding Eqstra throughout the
year on Eqstra’s website: www.eqstra.co.za.

Shareholders wishing to view the annual or interim reports in electronic rather that paper form can access it on the Eqstra website.

Computershare is the transfer secretary of Eqstra. All general enquiries and correspondence concerning shareholders (other than shares held in ADR form) should be directed to the secretaries. Shareholders must notify Computershare promptly of any change of address.(Contact details are in the Corporate information of this report.)

All queries concerning shares held in ADR form should be directed to BoNY.

Full details of how shareholders can obtain information regarding their own shareholding on the internet are provided on the Computershare website: www.computershare.com

Stock exchange performance 30 June 2014   30 June 2013  
Number of shares in issue 411 367 941   411 367 941  
Number of shares traded 98 637 763   139 883 519  
Value of shares traded (R) 740 029 117   885 095 264  
Market price (cents per share)        
Closing price at 30 June 660   607  
Highest closing market price 900   630  
Lowest closing market price 560   607