Business Update

Notification of change in auditor

Pallinghurst shareholders are advised in terms of paragraph 3.78 of the JSE Listings Requirements that BDO LLP have been appointed as the Company’s external auditors for the financial year ending 31 December 2017, with Mr Scott Knight as the designated audit partner, replacing Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants (“Saffery Champness”).

Pallinghurst business update

Integration of Gemfields complete. Early but significant turn-around achieved. Six key strategic priorities are being pursued; and Pallinghurst share buy-back approved.

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the 2016 Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) will be held at the offices of Reed Smith LLP at The Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London EC2A 2RS on Thursday, 24 November 2016 at 11.00am (UK time) to consider and, if thought fit, pass the following resolutions (all resolutions being ordinary resolutions, save for resolutions 9 and 10 which will be proposed as special resolutions).

Chopard and Gemfields create a new industry-leading partnership

Chopard is delighted to announce a new milestone in its Journey to Sustainable Luxury. Building on its successful collaboration with the Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) in South America, supporting local artisanal gold mining communities and introducing products made from Fairmined gold, the luxury jewellery and watch company has created a unique partnership with Gemfields, the world’s single largest producer of coloured gemstones.