RAINBOW NOTICE OF GENERAL MEETING
Notice is given that a general meeting of Rainbow shareholders will be held at 13:30 on Tuesday, 15 January 2013 at the Company”s registered office, One The Boulevard, Westway Office Park, Westville, Durban, for the purposes of considering and, if deemed fit, passing the necessary special and ordinary resolutions required to
*approve the increase in the number of the Company”s authorised ordinary shares and the corresponding amendment to the Company”s memorandum of incorporation;
*approve, by way of a specific authority, the issue of 276 964 802 ordinary shares, pursuant to a proposed rights offer; and
*approve, by way of a general authority, the issue of all the Company”s authorised but unissued ordinary shares,
(collectively “the Proposals”).
A circular, setting out the details of the Proposals, will be posted to shareholders today, Wednesday, 12 December 2012.
The salient dates and times relating to the general meeting, also contained in the circular, are as follows:
*Record date by which shareholders must be registered as such in order to receive the circular — Friday, 7 December 2012
*Circular posted to shareholders and details of general meeting released on SENS on Wednesday, 12 December 2012
*Last day to trade in order to be eligible to attend and vote at the general meeting — Thursday, 27 December 2012
*Record date to determine which shareholders are entitled to attend and vote at the general meeting — Friday, 4 January 2013
*Last day to lodge forms of proxy with the transfer secretaries to vote at the general meeting by 13:30 (see note 2 below) on Friday, 11 January 2013
*General meeting of shareholders to be held at 13:30 on Tuesday, 15 January 2013
*Results of general meeting announced on SENS on Tuesday, 15 January 2013
*Finalisation announcement confirming that the increase in the number of authorised ordinary shares has become effective released on SENS by no later than 11:00 on Friday, 25 January 2013
*Finalisation announcement confirming that the increase in the number of authorised ordinary shares has become effective published in the South African press on Monday, 28 January 2013
1. The dates and times provided for in this notice and the circular are subject to amendment. Any material amendment will be published on SENS.
2. Any form of proxy not returned to the transfer secretaries by this time may be handed to the chairperson of the general meeting any time before the appointed proxy exercises any of the shareholder’s rights at the general meeting.