for the year ended 30 September 2005
AUTHORISED AND ISSUED CAPITAL
The authorised capital of the company remained unchanged. During the year 1 261 900 ordinary shares were issued at R5,45 per share, 861 600 at R14,10 per share, 420 700 at R15,80 per share, 30 000 at R15,99 per share and 33 300 at R17,70 per share. Options exercised in terms of the Reunert 1985 Share Option Scheme accounted for this increase.
REVIEW OF OPERATIONS
The performance of the divisions and the groups results are
reviewed on pages 2 to 4.
An interim ordinary dividend No 158 of 52 cents per share was declared on 9 May 2005 and a final ordinary dividend No 159 of 170 cents per share was declared on 14 November 2005.
A total distribution of 222 cents (2004: 160 cents) per ordinary
share was declared relating to the 2005 financial year.
An interim 5,5% cumulative preference dividend No 40 was declared on 12 July 2005 and a final dividend No 41 was declared on 14 November 2005.
Your directors are of the opinion that the publication of information on all the company's subsidiaries in this report would entail expense out of proportion to the value to shareholders.
Annexure A to this report, however, sets out the principal
subsidiaries of the company.
SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS OF SUBSIDIARIES
During this financial year the following special resolutions were passed by subsidiaries of Reunert Limited: Reutech Defence Logistics (Pty) Limited changed its name to RDL Technologies (Pty) Limited and Sunset Bay Trading (Pty) Limited changed its name to Kopano Copier Company (Pty) Limited. African Cables Limited sold the majority of its assets to ATC (Pty) Limited.
Full details of these resolutions may be viewed at the companys
Mr DE Cooper resigned as a director of the company and as its
chairman on 31 May 2005, and Mr MJ Shaw was appointed
chairman on the same day. Mr KS Fuller was appointed as an independent non-executive director of the company on 1 June 2005 and is required to retire at the forthcoming annual general meeting in terms of the companys articles of association. He has made himself available for re-election.
Messrs BP Gallagher, DJ Rawlinson and Dr JC van der Horst retire by rotation at the forthcoming annual general meeting and all offer themselves for re-election.
The names of the directors in office at 30 September 2005 are set
out on pages 6 and 7.
The name of the company secretaries is set out on page 84.
INTERESTS OF DIRECTORS
At the reporting date, fully paid ordinary Reunert Limited shares were held directly and indirectly by the directors as indicated in the table below:
|BP Connellan||30 523||30 523|
|BP Gallagher||273 209||343 594|
|GJ Oosthuizen||196 720||134 820|
|G Pretorius||228 720||440 420|
|DJ Rawlinson||355 720||302 320|
|JC van der Horst|||||
|1 084 892||1 251 677|
|DE Cooper||32 117|
|BP Connellan||9 000||9 000|
|SD Jagoe||18 000||18 000|
|DJ Rawlinson||18 123||18 123|
|JC van der Horst|||||
|45 123||77 240|
The directors have no financial interest in the contracts entered into by the group during the year. For further information on directors share options, refer to note 26 to the annual financial statements.
There were no events subsequent to the balance sheet date that
The attributable interest of the company in the profits and losses of its consolidated subsidiaries for the year ended 30 September 2005 is:
|In the aggregate net income||411,4||283,4|
|In the aggregate net losses||(38,0)||(19,7)|
These holdings have remained unchanged up to 14 November 2005.
There were no non-beneficial interests in either period.
Executive directors of the company held unexercised options to subscribe for 1 027 200 (2004: 1 179 000) ordinary shares in terms of the Reunert 1985 Share Option Scheme. These options are due to expire as follows:
- 83 800 on 1 February 2011
- 163 400 on 26 September 2011
- 500 000 on 13 May 2013
- 280 000 on 29 August 2015