Sasol South Africa
Sasol Khanyisa will provide participants with exposure to both Sasol Limited and Sasol South Africa (SSA). The transaction structure results in Sasol Khanyisa Public and Sasol Khanyisa Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP) trust each holding a 9,2% holding in SSA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sasol Limited. Dividends declared by SSA will primarily be used to pay down vendor debt.
The ultimate objective of Sasol Khanyisa will be a Sasol Khanyisa Ordinary share exchange for SOLBE shares listed on the empowerment segment of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) at the end of the 10-year period (2028) or earlier once the funding has been repaid.
Sasol South Africa
Sasol’s South African businesses are housed in three major subsidiaries, namely SSA, Sasol Oil Proprietary Limited (“Sasol Oil”) and Sasol Mining Proprietary Limited (“Sasol Mining”). SSA operates as a coal and gas based synthetic fuels manufacturing facility which also produces chemicals, feedstock and electricity. SSA currently contributes approximately 50% of the Sasol Group’s total cash generated from operating activities and this is Sasol’s largest operating entity.
The business of SSA includes the Secunda Synfuels Operations, Secunda Chemicals Operations, Sasolburg Operations and SSA’s South African based marketing and sales of Base Chemical and Performance Chemical products.
With effect from 30 June 2017, SSA acquired a 100% share in Sasol Gas Proprietary Limited which markets and distributes Mozambique produced natural gas and methane rich gas produced at the Secunda operations to internal and external customers in South Africa. Previously Sasol Gas was owned by Sasol Limited.
SSA and Sasol Gas Annual Financial Statements
The downloads below provide additional information pertaining to SSA and the financial performance and position of SSA for the 2015, 2016 and 2017 financial years.
The 2016 annual financial statements for Sasol Gas provide information on Sasol Gas’s financial performance prior to being acquired by SSA.