Bank Windhoek closes public offers

The public offer to acquire shares of Bank Windhoek Holdings Limited (BWH), which opened on 16 May 2013, has created wide interest and a large number of applications and payments for the shares were received on a daily basis.

The public offer closed at 12:00 on 13 June 2013 and no further applications will be accepted.

“We are pleased that the public offer process went according to plan and we are grateful for the support from all role players, including our staff, clients, the general public and institutional investors. The announcement of the results of the public offer is scheduled to be announced on the Namibian Exchange News Service (NENS) of the Namibian Stock Exchange on or about 19 June 2013 as stipulated in the prospectus and published in the press on 20 June 2013”, said Christo de Vries, Managing Director.

The Namibian Stock Exchange (NSX) approved the listing of all the issued ordinary shares of Bank Windhoek Holdings on the NSX with effect from the start of trading on 20 June 2013.

Shareholders are advised that share certificates will be issued from 27 June 2013.