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Due to legal restrictions, the contents of the following web pages may not be accessed by persons who are located in the United States or in any other country where the offer of the securities to the public is not taking place.
The information contained on this section of the website is not an offer of securities for sale or a solicitation of an offer to purchase securities in the United States. The shares have not been and will not be registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “US Securities Act”), or with any other securities regulatory authority of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States and may not be offered, sold or delivered within the United States except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the US Securities Act and applicable states securities laws. Nor does it constitute an offer of, or an invitation to buy, securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer or invitation is not authorised or to any person to whom it is unlawful to make such an offer or invitation.
While Vodacom Tanzania Public Limited Company (the “Vodacom Tanzania”) has taken reasonable care to ensure that the information on this website (other than information accessed by hyperlink) is accurate at the time of last revision of the website, the Vodacom Tanzania accepts no liability for the accuracy or completeness or use of, nor any liability to update, the information contained on this website. It should not be construed as the giving of advice or the making of a recommendation and should not be relied on as the basis for any decision or action. In particular, actual results and developments may be materially different from any forecast, forward-looking statement, opinion or expectation expressed on this website.
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Please read this notice carefully - it applies to all persons who access this site. Please note that the disclaimer set out below may be altered or updated. You should read it in full each time you visit the site.
You understand that it is your responsibility to satisfy yourself that, in purchasing the shares (the “Offer Shares”) to be issued by Vodacom Tanzania pursuant to the initial public offer of such Offer Shares by Vodacom Tanzania (the “Offer”) as described in the following prospectus of Vodacom Tanzania dated 12 February 2017, as amended by the first addendum thereto dated 18 July 2017 (the “Prospectus”) or any other offering or publicity materials or application form(s) relating to the Offer Shares (together with the Prospectus, the “Offer Materials”), you are complying with the applicable laws of any relevant territory in connection with such purchase and that you have obtained any requisite governmental or other consents and have observed any other applicable formalities.
You understand that the Offer Shares have not been and will not be registered under the securities legislation in Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand or the Republic of South Africa and therefore the Offer Shares may not be offered, sold, transferred or delivered directly or indirectly in or into Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand or the Republic of South Africa or their respective territories and possessions. You represent, warrant, acknowledge and agree that (i) you are not within Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand or the Republic of South Africa and are not a citizen of Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand or the Republic of South Africa; (ii) you have not offered, sold or delivered and will not offer to sell or deliver any of the Offer Shares to persons within or into Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand or the Republic of South Africa; and (iii) you are not taking up the Offer Shares for resale in or into Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand or the Republic of South Africa.
If in the United Kingdom, you are (i) an investment professional falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 Financial Promotion Order 2005 (the “Order”); or (ii) a person falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (high net worth companies, unincorporated associations, etc.); or (iii) a person to whom it may otherwise lawfully be communicated. Further, you undertake that you will acquire, hold, manage or dispose of any Offer Shares that are allocated to you for the purposes of your business.
The Offer does not constitute an offer to the public as contemplated in the South African Companies Act 71 of 2008, ("SA Companies Act"). The Prospectus does not, nor does it intend to, constitute a "registered prospectus", as contemplated by the SA Companies Act. Accordingly, no prospectus has been filed with the South African Companies and Intellectual Property Commission in respect of the Offer Shares. The Prospectus is not an offer, or an invitation or solicitation of an offer, to the general public to subscribe for, or otherwise acquire, the Offer Shares in South Africa.
No subscriptions will be accepted from anyone other than an entity that was specifically invited to participate.
If you are a financial intermediary, as that term is used in Article 3(2) of the Directive 2003/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of the European Union on the prospectus to be published when securities are to be offered to the public or admitted to trading, as amended (including pursuant to the PD Amending Directive) (the “Prospectus Directive”) , that you understand the resale and transfer restrictions set out in the Prospectus and that any Offer Shares acquired by you in the Offer will not be acquired on a non-discretionary basis on behalf of, nor will they be acquired with a view to their offer or resale to, persons in circumstances which may give rise to an offer of securities to the public other than an offer or resale in a member state of the EEA which has implemented the Prospectus Directive to qualified investors, or in circumstances in which the prior consent of the National Bank of Commerce Limited (NBC) (the “Lead Receiving Bank”) or any authorised collecting agent, the details of whom are set out under Part E of the Prospectus (each an “Authorised Collecting Agent”), has been given to each such proposed offer or resale.
Your purchase of the Offer Shares does not trigger in the jurisdiction in which you are resident: (i) any obligation to prepare or file a prospectus or similar document or any other report with respect to such purchase; (ii) any disclosure reporting obligation of Vodacom Tanzania; or (iii) any registration or other obligation on the part of Vodacom Tanzania.
The offer and sale to you of the Offer Shares was not made through an advertisement of the Offer Shares in printed media of general and regular paid circulation, radio or television or any other form of advertisement outside of Tanzania.
You understand that the contents of the Offer Materials are the responsibility of Vodacom Tanzania and that none of Orbit Securities Company Limited (the “Lead Advisor”), the Lead Receiving Bank, any Authorised Collecting Agent nor any of their respective affiliates has or shall have any liability for any information, representation or statement contained in the Offer Materials or any other information previously published in respect of Vodacom Tanzania and will not be liable for any applicant’s decision to participate in the Offer based on any information, representation or statement contained in the Offer Materials or omission therefrom.
To the fullest extent permissible by law, none of the Lead Advisor, the Lead Receiving Bank, any Authorised Collecting Agent nor any of their respective affiliates shall have any liability to any applicant (or to any other person whether acting on behalf of an applicant or otherwise). None of the Lead Receiving Bank, any Authorised Collecting Agent are acting for you and that you do not expect any of the Lead Advisor, the Lead Receiving Bank, any Authorised Collecting Agent to have any duties or responsibilities to you for providing protections afforded to their customers or clients under the rules of the Financial Conduct Authority and that you are not, and will not be, a customer or client of any of them.
None of the Lead Receiving Bank, any Authorised Collecting Agent nor any of their respective representatives are making any recommendation to you nor advising you regarding the suitability or merits of your participation in the Offer or entering into any transaction connected with them, and that, for the purposes of the Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority you do not expect any of the Lead Receiving Bank, any Authorised Collecting Agent to have any duties or responsibilities similar or comparable to the Rules of the Financial Conduct Authority regarding best execution, suitability or otherwise.
Save for the information contained in the Prospectus, you have not relied on any information given or any representations, warranties, undertakings (express or implied) or statements, written or oral, made at any time by or on behalf of Vodacom Tanzania or any of the Lead Advisor, the Lead Receiving Bank, any Authorised Collecting Agent or any affiliate thereof, or any other person in connection with the Offer, and that, in making your application under the Offer, you will be relying solely on the information in the Prospectus and you will not be relying on any representations, warranties, undertakings or statements by Vodacom Tanzania or any of the Lead Receiving Bank, any Authorised Collecting Agent or any of their respective representatives other than as expressly set out in the Prospectus.
You acknowledge and understand that Vodacom Tanzania, the Lead Receiving Bank, any Authorised Collecting Agent and their respective representatives will rely upon truth and accuracy of the foregoing confirmations, acknowledgements, undertakings, warranties, representations and agreements.
The information included in this section is restricted due to applicable securities laws of the country where you are located.
[APPROVED BY CMSA]
ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS OF THE VODACOM TANZANIAL PLC's
INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING OF 560,000,100 SHARES
The Vodacom Tanzania Public Limited Company (“Vodacom Tanzania” or “VODA”) initial public offering (IPO) of 560,000,100 ordinary shares at a price of TZS 850/= per share was conducted from Thursday 9th March, 2017 to Friday, 28th July, 2017 and aimed to raise TZS 476,000,085,000.
Vodacom Tanzania is delighted to announce that the IPO has raised TZS 476,000,085,000 as planned. Of this amount, 60% of the Offer was raised through subscriptions by Tanzania investors and 40% of the Offer from international investors.
This is a significant landmark transaction for the country, being the largest IPO in the history of Tanzania’s capital markets and has attracted more than 40,000 Tanzanian investors, most of whom are first time participants in the capital markets in Tanzania.
The CMSA has approved the shareholders’ register reflecting these results, ready for crediting the allotted shares to the respective shareholders’ Central Securities Depository (CSD) accounts.
In accordance with the IPO timetable approved by the CMSA and included in the Addendum to the Vodacom Tanzania Prospectus, 7th August, 2017 is the official announcement date of the results of the IPO. Following completion of the CSD Accounts postings, Vodacom Tanzania shares will be listed on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE) on 15th August, 2017 under the ticker “VODA”. Shareholders are advised to collect copies of their Depository Receipts, beginning on Monday, 14th August, 2017, from Collecting Agents through whom they applied for the shares. Trading in the Vodacom shares shall commence at 10.00hrs (10AM) on the same day.
We are proud and excited that many Tanzanians have participated in the offer and supported our company. We also thank investors from outside the country for their support and confidence in our company. We look forward to the public investors becoming our shareholders and to the listing of our company, and to be part of our company’s vision “to lead Tanzania into the digital age and change lives through technology”.
Vodacom receives approval for an IPO
Speaking at the Company’s headquarters, Vodacom Tanzania’s Managing Director, Mr. Ian Ferrao said,
Vodacom Tanzania confirms that the Capital Markets & Securities Authority (CMSA) has approved Vodacom Tanzania Plc’s prospectus ahead of its Initial Public Offer (IPO) and subsequent listing of 25% of its shares on the Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (DSE). Following an Extra-Ordinary Meeting held on 27 February 2017, the CMSA has approved Vodacom Tanzania offering of 560 million shares to the public at Tzs. 850 per share.
The Electronic Postal and Communications Act, as amended by the Finance Act 2016, requires all telecommunications licensees in Tanzania to have an IPO and list 25% of their shares on the DSE. The terms agreed by the CMSA values the 25% stake at Tzs 476 Bn.
Details of the IPO, including when and how eligible potential investors will be able to subscribe for Vodacom Tanzania’s shares, will be announced in due course.”
For more information, please contact:
Rosalynn Mworia – Director: Corporate Affairs and Vodacom Foundation
About Vodacom Tanzania
Vodacom Tanzania Limited is Tanzania's leading cellular network offering state-of-the-art GSM communication services across the country. It was launched in 2000 and is a subsidiary of Vodacom Group (Pty) Limited, South Africa, which is a subsidiary of Vodafone Group UK.
Vodacom is the market leader in Tanzania and has introduced many firsts in the market. One of the most popular is its M-PESA money transfer service with close to 9 million active users. M-Pesa is a total payment solution for customers & businesses. With M-PESA, Vodacom customers can send and receive money and withdraw cash from any agent in the country. They can also access their bank accounts from the comfort of their homes.
Over 1,500 organizations have integrated their payment systems with M-Pesa for collections, disbursement and distributor services. M-Pesa was enhanced in 2014 to include a savings and loans facility called M-Pawa. M-Pawa now has over 5 million customers subscribed to it where Tzs. 15 Billion is retained in deposits and over Tzs 5 Billion disbursed in loans every month. M-Pesa was declared a Super Brand in 2013.