The dividend will either be paid fully in cash or fully in shares, at the choice of the shareholder.
The dividend equates with a pay-out percentage of 40% of the net profit.
Ex-dividend date is 16 May 2008.
Shareholders and certificate holders have until 23 May 2008,
15.00 hours, to make their dividend preference known. The determination
of the number of (certificates of) shares that entitles the holder to
one new (certificate of) share will take place on 28 May 2008 after the
close of business of the stock exchange and will be based on the average
share price at the close of business of the stock exchange on 26, 27
and 28 May 2008. To arrive at a whole number a deviation of a maximum of
5% of the calculated value may be applied.
The dividend will be made payable on 30 May 2008.