Shareholding

Mondi Limited shareholders or Mondi plc shareholders on the South African branch register

  • I think I hold Mondi shares, how can I find out more about my Mondi shareholding?

    If you think you hold Mondi shares the first step is to establish what type of Mondi shares you might have.

    Mondi has a dual listed company (DLC) structure comprising Mondi Limited, a company registered in South Africa and Mondi plc, a company registered in the UK. Mondi Limited has a primary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE Limited), whilst Mondi plc has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the JSE Limited.

    You may hold Mondi Limited shares, Mondi plc shares on the South African branch register or Mondi plc shares on the UK main register.

    Our transfer secretary (registrar) in South Africa, Link Market Services South Africa Proprietary Limited (Link Market Services), looks after Mondi Limited shareholders and Mondi plc shareholders on the SA branch register.

    Our registrar in the UK, Capita Asset Services (Capita), looks after Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register.

    Please contact Link Market Services and Capita to establish what type of Mondi shares you hold.

    The contact details for Link Market Services and Capita can be found on the Shareholder Information page.

  • Which stock exchange is Mondi listed on?

    Mondi has a dual listed company (DLC) structure comprising Mondi Limited, a company registered in South Africa and Mondi plc, a company registered in the UK. Mondi Limited has a primary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE Limited) (ticker: MND) whilst Mondi plc has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange (ticker: MNDI) and a secondary listing on the JSE Limited (ticker: MNP).

  • What is the Dual Listed Company (“DLC”) structure?

    A DLC is an arrangement by which two separately listed legal entities are combined into a single economic enterprise through contractual arrangements and provisions in the constitutions of the two entities. Shareholders effectively have economic and voting rights as if they held shares in a single company.

    In the context of Mondi Group, Mondi is a DLC, with Mondi Limited and Mondi plc (together ‘the Mondi Group’ or ‘Mondi’) each with separate identities and listings whilst operating as a single corporate group. Mondi Limited has a primary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE Limited), while Mondi plc has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the JSE Limited. The DLC structure requires compliance with the corporate and accounting regulations of South Africa and the UK.

  • How can I find out the value of my shares?

    Share price information can be found on our Share price page.

  • How can I sell my shares?

    Mondi Limited shareholders and Mondi plc shareholders on the South African branch register wishing to sell their shares should engage a broker in South Africa.

    Our transfer secretary (registrar), Link Market Services South Africa Proprietary Limited, is also a Central Securities Depository Participant (CSDP) operating under the name Link Investor Services. As a CSDP, Link Investor Services is one of only a small number of market players who can liaise with Strate, South Africa’s Central Securities Depository for equities, bonds and money markets.

    Link Investor Services offers share dealing as part of their CSDP services. For further information on this service visit www.linkmarketservices.co.za, call 011 713 0800 (SA callers) or +27 11 713 0800 (if calling from outside South Africa) or email info@linkmarketservices.co.za.

    This is not a recommendation to buy and/or sell shares and this service may not be suitable for all shareholders. The price of shares can go down as well as up and you are not guaranteed to get back the amount you originally invested. Terms, conditions and risks apply.

  • How can I transfer my shares to someone else?

    A stock transfer form, which can be obtained from Link Market Services South Africa Proprietary Limited (Link Market Services), needs to be completed and returned to Link Market Services together with the share certificate.

    The contact details for Link Market Services can be found on the Shareholder Administration page for Mondi Limited shareholders and Mondi plc shareholders on the South African branch register.

  • I have just got married, how can I change the name my shares are held in?

    Shareholders wishing to change their name should contact our transfer secretary (registrar), Link Market Services South Africa Proprietary Limited (Link Market Services).

    The contact details for Link Market Services can be found on the Shareholder Administration page for Mondi Limited shareholders and Mondi plc shareholders on the South African branch register.

  • I have moved house, how do I change the address attached to my shareholding?

    Shareholders wishing to change their address should complete the Change of Address form and return it to our transfer secretary (registrar), Link Market Services South Africa Proprietary Limited, as directed.

    The Change of Address form can be downloaded from the Shareholder Administration page for Mondi Limited shareholders and Mondi plc shareholders on the South African branch register.

  • How can I request that I receive all communications electronically?

    Mondi Limited shareholders and Mondi plc shareholders on the South African branch register can elect to receive documents electronically via Mondi’s website by contacting Link Market Services South Africa Proprietary Limited on +27 (0)11 713 0800 or by emailing corpactfax@linkmarketservices.co.za.

  • Can I donate my shares to charity?

    In South Africa, Strate Charity Shares allow shareholders to donate unwanted shares free of charge.

    More information on donating shares to charity, a donation form and contact details for Strate Charity Shares can be found on the Shareholder Administration page for Mondi Limited shareholders and Mondi plc shareholders on the South African branch register.

  • I have lost my share certificate – how can I get a new one?

    Our transfer secretary (registrar), Link Market Services South Africa Proprietary Limited (Link Market Services), should be informed in writing that your share certificate has been lost. Link Market Services will then assist you with the process to obtain a new share certificate which will involve the payment of fees and the completion of a lost securities indemnity form.

    The contact details for Link Market Services can be found on the Shareholder Administration page for Mondi Limited shareholders and Mondi plc shareholders on the South African branch register.

  • Can Mondi offer me any advice on tax?

    Mondi is unable to advise shareholders on taxation. Your tax obligations will vary depending on your jurisdiction and financial circumstances. With regard to your Mondi shareholding, we recommend all shareholders maintain records of dividend payments, share purchases and sales. A dividend confirmation will be sent with all dividend payments. For further assistance, please speak to an independent professional tax or financial adviser.

Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register

  • I think I hold Mondi shares, how can I find out more about my Mondi shareholding?

    If you think you hold Mondi shares the first step is to establish what type of Mondi shares you might have.

    Mondi has a dual listed company (DLC) structure comprising Mondi Limited, a company registered in South Africa and Mondi plc, a company registered in the UK. Mondi Limited has a primary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE Limited), whilst Mondi plc has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the JSE Limited.

    You may hold Mondi Limited shares, Mondi plc shares on the South African branch register or Mondi plc shares on the UK main register.

    Our transfer secretary (registrar) in South Africa, Link Market Services South Africa Proprietary Limited (Link Market Services), looks after Mondi Limited shareholders and Mondi plc shareholders on the SA branch register.

    Our registrar in the UK, Capita Asset Services (Capita), looks after Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register.

    Please contact Link Market Services and Capita to establish what type of Mondi shares you hold.

    The contact details for Link Market Services and Capita can be found on the Shareholder Information page.

  • Which stock exchange is Mondi listed on?

    Mondi has a dual listed company (DLC) structure comprising Mondi Limited, a company registered in South Africa and Mondi plc, a company registered in the UK. Mondi Limited has a primary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE Limited) (ticker: MND) whilst Mondi plc has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange (ticker: MNDI) and a secondary listing on the JSE Limited (ticker: MNP).

  • What is the Dual Listed Company (“DLC”) structure?

    A DLC is an arrangement by which two separately listed legal entities are combined into a single economic enterprise through contractual arrangements and provisions in the constitutions of the two entities. Shareholders effectively have economic and voting rights as if they held shares in a single company.

    In the context of Mondi Group, Mondi is a DLC, with Mondi Limited and Mondi plc (together ‘the Mondi Group’ or ‘Mondi’) each with separate identities and listings whilst operating as a single corporate group. Mondi Limited has a primary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE Limited), while Mondi plc has a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange and a secondary listing on the JSE Limited. The DLC structure requires compliance with the corporate and accounting regulations of South Africa and the UK.

  • How can I find out the value of my shares?

    Share price information can be found on our Share price page.

  • How can I sell my shares?

    A shareholder wishing to sell their shares should engage a broker.

    For Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register, who do not have a broker, Capita Share Dealing Service offers a quick and easy way to buy and sell shares.

    For further information on this service or to buy and sell shares visit www.capitadeal.com or call +44 371 664 0445 (calls are charged at the standard geographic rate and will vary with provider, lines are open 8.00am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. From outside the UK dial +44 371 665 0445 and calls are charged at the applicable international rate).

    Shareholders may also buy and sell shares via Signal Shares. Signal Shares is a free secure online site provided by our registrar, Capita Asset Services, where Mondi plc shareholders can manage their shareholding quickly and easily. To register for Signal Shares just visit www.signalshares.com. All you need is your investor code, which can be found on your share certificate or your dividend confirmation.

    More information about Signal Shares can be found on the Shareholder Administration page for Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register.

    This is not a recommendation to buy and/or sell shares and this service may not be suitable for all shareholders. The price of shares can go down as well as up and you are not guaranteed to get back the amount you originally invested. Terms, conditions and risks apply.

  • How can I transfer my shares to someone else?

    A stock transfer form, which can be obtained from our registrar, Capita Asset Services (Capita), or downloaded from Signal Shares, needs to be completed and returned to Capita together with the share certificate.

    For more information on Signal Shares and for contact details for Capita please visit the Shareholder Administration page for Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register.

  • I have just got married, how can I change the name my shares are held in?

    Shareholders wishing to change their name should contact our registrar, Capita Asset Services (Capita).

    The contact details for Capita can be found on the Shareholder Administration page for Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register.

  • I have moved house, how do I change the address attached to my shareholding?

    Shareholders wishing to change their address should complete the Change of Address form and return to our registrar, Capita Asset Services (Capita), as directed. Shareholders can also change their address online via Signal Shares at www.signalshares.com.

    For more information on Signal Shares and to download the Change of Address form please visit the Shareholder Administration page for Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register.

  • How can I request that I receive all communications electronically?

    Mondi plc shareholders can elect to receive documents electronically via Mondi’s website by contacting our registrar, Capita Asset Services (Capita), or by logging on to Signal Shares at www.signalshares.com.

    For more information on Signal Shares and for contact details for Capita please visit the Shareholder Administration page for Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register.

  • Can I donate my shares to charity?

    ShareGift allows Mondi plc shareholders to donate unwanted shares free of charge.

    More information on donating shares to charity and contact details for ShareGift can be found on the Shareholder Administration page for Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register.

  • I have lost my share certificate – how can I get a new one?

    Shareholders who have lost their share certificate should contact our registrar, Capita Asset Services (Capita), to obtain a replacement. Capita will assist you with the process which will involve the completion of an indemnity form and there may be an administration charge.

    The contact details for Capita can be found on the Shareholder Administration page for Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register.

  • Can Mondi offer me any advice on tax?

    Mondi is unable to advise shareholders on taxation. Your tax obligations will vary depending on your jurisdiction and financial circumstances. With regard to your Mondi shareholding, we recommend all shareholders maintain records of dividend payments, share purchases and sales. A dividend confirmation will be sent with all dividend payments. For further assistance, please speak to an independent professional tax or financial adviser.

  • What is T+2?

    T+2 means Trade plus 2 days and refers to the reduced settlement period that is being introduced for some market transactions in the UK and much of Europe on 6 October 2014. Currently when you buy or sell shares the transaction settles 3 days after trade. From 6 October this period will be reduced to 2 days for affected transactions.

  • How will the change to T+2 affect me?

    If you buy or sell Mondi plc shares after 6 October 2014 the transaction is likely to be completed more quickly than it would be currently – settlement will be 2 days after trade instead of 3 days. If you would like further information as to how you might be affected you should speak to a stockbroker.

 Dividend

  • What is Mondi’s dividend policy?

    Mondi intends to pursue a dividend policy that reflects its strategy of disciplined and value creating investment and growth with the aim of offering shareholders long-term dividend growth. The Group will target a dividend cover range of two to three times on average over the cycle, although the payout ratio in each year will vary in accordance with the business cycle. The payment of dividends will be conditional on the Group having sufficient distributable reserves.

    Ordinary dividends paid by Mondi plc will generally be paid in euros and ordinary dividends paid by Mondi Limited will generally be paid in rand.

    The directors intend that the final and interim dividends will generally be paid in May and September in the approximate proportions of two-thirds (final dividend) and one-third (interim dividend).

     

  • How can I find out if there will be a dividend this year?

    The directors intend that the final and interim dividends will generally be paid in May and September in the approximate proportions of two-thirds (final dividend) and one-third (interim dividend).

    Information on dividends for the current period can be found on the Dividend page under Current Dividend Payment Information.

     

  • Can I find out more information on past dividend payments?

    Information on past dividend payments, including amounts, record dates and payment dates can be found on the Dividend page under Historical Dividend Payment Information.

  • Can my dividends be paid direct into my bank account?

    Mondi Limited shareholders and Mondi plc shareholders on the South African branch register may have their dividends paid directly into a bank account if they have a South African bank account.

    Mondi Limited shareholders and Mondi plc shareholders on the South African branch register without a South African bank account may like to consider dematerialising their shares with a Central Securities Depository Participant (CSDP) in South Africa as they are often able to pay dividends into foreign banks.

    More information on the payment of dividends and dematerialisation can be found on the Dividend and Shareholder Administration pages for Mondi Limited shareholders and Mondi plc shareholders on the South African branch register.

    Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register resident in the UK may have their dividends paid directly into a bank or building society account. More information can be found on the Dividend page and for Mondi plc Shareholder Administration pages on the UK register.

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  • Can I receive my dividend in my local currency?

     

    All dividends are declared in euro but are paid in the following currencies:

    Mondi Limited South African rand
    Mondi plc euro
    Mondi plc (UK residents) pounds sterling
    Mondi plc (South African residents) South African rand

    Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register resident in the UK may elect to receive their dividends in euro.

    Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register resident outside the UK may elect to receive their dividends in pounds sterling.

    Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register wishing to elect to receive their dividends in an alternative currency should contact Capita Asset Services using the details provided.

  • I am an international shareholder, what are my dividend payment options?

    Mondi Limited shareholders and Mondi plc shareholders on the South African branch register can only receive dividends in rand.

    Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register wishing to receive dividends in their local currency may be able to do so through the Capita International Payments Service. More information can be found on the Dividend page and Shareholder Administration pages for Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register.

  • Can I reinvest my dividend?

    The dividend reinvestment plans (DRIPs) provide an opportunity for shareholders to have their Mondi Limited and Mondi plc cash dividends reinvested in Mondi Limited and Mondi plc ordinary shares respectively.

    The plans are available to all Mondi Limited and Mondi plc ordinary shareholders (excluding those in certain restricted jurisdictions).

    More information on the DRIPs can be found on the Dividend page.

  • I am a Mondi Limited shareholder or Mondi plc shareholder on the South African branch resident in the US or Canada, can I reinvest my dividend?

    Mondi Limited shareholders and Mondi plc shareholders on the South African branch register resident in the US or Canada cannot participate in the DRIP. However, an underlying or beneficial shareholder holding their shares in dematerialised form should contact their broker or CSDP to see if they can participate on their behalf. It is the responsibility of the individual joining the DRIP to ensure that any local tax or legal obligations are complied with.

  • I am a Mondi plc shareholder on the UK register resident in the US, can I reinvest my dividend?

    Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register resident in the US cannot participate in the DRIP. However, if the shareholder holds through a nominee resident in the UK (or EEA) then it may be possible for the nominee as the registered holder to participate on behalf of their client who is the underlying shareholder registered in the US. It is the responsibility of the individual joining the DRIP to ensure that any local tax or legal obligations are complied with.

  • Do I have to pay tax on dividends?

    Mondi is unable to advise shareholders on taxation. Your tax obligations will vary depending on your jurisdiction and financial circumstances. With regard to your Mondi shareholding, we recommend all shareholders maintain records of dividend payments, share purchases and sales. A dividend confirmation will be sent with all dividend payments. For further assistance, please speak to an independent professional tax or financial adviser.

Shareholder Meetings

  • When and where is the next AGM?

    The next Annual General Meetings of Mondi Limited and Mondi plc (AGMs) will take place in May 2018. As a result of Mondi’s dual listed company structure we hold the Mondi Limited and Mondi plc annual general meetings simultaneously in South Africa and the UK respectively.

    Notice of the next AGMs will be mailed with the 2017 Mondi Group Integrated report and financial statements.

    Once announced, information on the 2018 AGMs will be found here under Shareholder Meetings.

  • I hold my Mondi shares in my own name, can I attend the AGM?

    Yes. Shareholders holding Mondi Limited or Mondi plc shares in their own name will receive notice of the AGM and proxy forms with the annual Mondi Group Integrated report and financial statements.

    Once announced, information on the approaching AGM will be found here under Shareholder Meetings.

  • I hold my Mondi shares through a nominee, can I attend the AGM?

    Routinely, if shareholders hold Mondi Limited or Mondi plc shares through a nominee, the nominee will receive the notice of the AGM and proxy form with the annual Mondi Group Integrated report and financial statements. Shareholders holding their shares through a nominee must arrange to instruct the nominee how they wish their votes to be cast.

    Shareholders holding Mondi Limited or Mondi plc shares through a nominee and wishing to attend and vote at the AGM should contact their nominee beforehand and obtain a letter of representation authorising them to vote at the AGM.

    Shareholders holding Mondi Limited or Mondi plc shares through a nominee may attend the AGM without a letter of representation as long as they do not intend to vote and are aware that they may speak only at the chairman’s discretion.

    Shareholders holding their shares through a nominee wishing to attend the AGM should, in advance of the meeting, inform Mondi’s company secretarial department at the UK registered office; Mondi, Building 1, 1st Floor, Aviator Park, Station Road, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 2PG, United Kingdom.

  • I would like someone to attend the AGM on my behalf, is this possible?

    Yes. If shareholders are unable to attend the AGM, they are entitled to appoint a proxy to exercise all or any of their rights to attend, to speak and to vote on their behalf at the meeting. Shareholders will need to complete the proxy form that will be sent to them with the notice of the AGM and send it back to our registrars in South Africa or the UK as directed. If a poll is taken, their proxy will be able to cast their vote.

    If shareholders cannot appoint a proxy, they can still send the proxy form back to the registrar as directed and in the event of a poll, the chairman will cast the shareholder’s vote in line with their instructions.

    Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register may also register their proxy appointment electronically via Signal Shares. More information on Signal Shares can be found on the Shareholder Information page for Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register.

    More information on proxy voting will be found in the notice of the AGM which, once the AGMs have been announced, can be viewed under Shareholder Meetings.

  • I can’t attend the AGM, can I still vote?

    Yes. If shareholders are unable to attend the AGM and cannot appoint a proxy, they can complete the proxy form that will be sent to them with the notice of the AGM and send it back to the registrar as directed and, in the event of a poll, the chairman will cast the shareholder’s vote in line with their instructions.

    Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register may also register their proxy instruction electronically via Signal Shares. More information on Signal Shares can be found on the Shareholder Information page for Mondi plc shareholders on the UK register.

    More information on proxy voting will be found in the notice of the AGM which, once the AGMs have been announced, can be viewed under Shareholder Meetings.

  • I do not own shares in Mondi, can I still attend the AGM?

    People who are not shareholders of Mondi Limited or Mondi plc may attend the AGMs as guests of the Company, however, please be aware that guests are not entitled to vote and may speak only at the chairman’s discretion.

    Non-shareholders wishing to attend either of the AGMs should, in advance of the meetings, put their request for attendance in writing to Mondi’s company secretarial department at the UK registered office; Mondi, Building 1, 1st Floor, Aviator Park, Station Road, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 2PG, United Kingdom.

  • How can I find out more about past shareholder meetings?

    Please visit our Shareholder Meetings pages for more information on past shareholder meetings.

Corporate Actions

  • How can I find out more about the Odd-lot offer?

    In 2013, Mondi launched and completed an Odd-lot offer. Mondi bought shares back from shareholders who held less than 100 shares in Mondi Limited or Mondi plc.

    Please visit our Corporate Actions page for more information about the Odd-lot offer.

  • How can I find out more about the Mpact Limited demerger from Mondi?

    In 2011, Mondi demerged Mondi Packaging South Africa and separately listed the company on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, under a new name, Mpact Limited.

    Please visit our Corporate Actions page for more information about the Mpact Limited demerger from Mondi.

  • How can I find out more about the Mondi demerger from Anglo American plc?

    Mondi became an independent dual listed company on 2 July 2007 when it successfully demerged from Anglo American plc with listings on the London and Johannesburg Stock Exchanges.

    Please visit our Corporate Actions page for more information about the Mondi demerger from Anglo American plc.

The Company

The Board

  • Who is the chairman?

    Mondi has joint chairmen, Fred Phaswana and David Williams. Having joint chairmen, one based in South Africa and the other in the UK, ensures that the Group and its stakeholders benefit from extensive knowledge and experience of the jurisdictions relating specifically to its dual listed structure. The joint chairmen maintain regular dialogue with each other and manage the boards through mutual agreement. Both chairmen are considered to be independent.

    More information on Fred Phaswana and David Williams

  • Who are the non-executive directors?

    There are four non-executive directors that sit on the Mondi Limited and Mondi plc boards; Stephen Harris, Dominique Reiniche, Tanya Fratto, John Nicholas, who is the senior independent director providing support to the joint chairmen. Each non-executive director is considered to be independent.

    More information on the non-executive directors

  • Who are the executive directors?

    There are two executive directors that sit on the Mondi Limited and Mondi plc boards; Chief Executive Officer, Peter Oswald; Chief Financial Officer, Andrew King.

    More information on the executive directors

  • What are the board committees and how can I find out more about them?

    The Boards delegate specific areas of responsibility to the DLC committees namely the DLC audit committee, DLC nominations committee, DLC remuneration committee, DLC sustainable development committee, DLC executive committee and the Mondi Limited social and ethics committee.

    More information on the DLC committees’ terms of reference, members and duties