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H&L General Manager Resigned Published: 11 September 2013

Hardware & Lumber Limited has advised that Mr. Andrew Kerr, General Manager, Central Services tendered his resignation from the company with effect from August 29, 2013.

SLJ Shareholders Approve Proposed Scheme of Arrangement Published: 11 September 2013

SLJ Shareholders Approve Proposed Scheme of Arrangement Related to Issuance of Newly Created Sagicor Group Jamaica Shares

Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited (SLJ) has advised that the stockholders of SLJ at an Extraordinary General Meeting held on Tuesday September 3, 2013, to consider and approve the proposed Scheme of Arrangement, unanimously voted in favour of the Scheme. With this approval by the stockholders, the Scheme of Arrangement must now be sanctioned by an Order of the Supreme Court and the Registrar of Companies notified before the Scheme becomes effective. Once the Scheme is approved, all stock units in SLJ will be cancelled and the newly created Holding Company, Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited will issue and allot the ordinary shares of equal value in its capital to stockholders of the company. The Sagicor Group shares will also be converted to ordinary stock units and the SLJ stock units will be delisted and the Sagicor Group stock units will be listed in their place.

SGJ Director Resigned Published: 11 September 2013

SGJ has advised that Mr. Claude Norfolk has resigned from the Board of Directors SGJ and its subsidiary; The Bank of Nova Scotia Jamaica Limited effective September 1, 2013.

SGJ and SIJL Directors Approve Dividend Payment Published: 11 September 2013

The Boards of Directors of Scotia Group Jamaica and Scotia Investments have declared a dividend of $0.40 and $0.45 per share respectively payable on October 9, 2013 to shareholders on record as at September 18, 2013. The ex-dividend date for both payments is September 16, 2013.

Barita Investments - Appointment Published: 11 September 2013

Barita Investments Limited (BIL) has advised that Mr. Ian McNaughton has been appointed Managing Director and Member of the Board of Directors of BIL, effective September 1, 2013. Mr. McNaughton will continue to perform the role of Company Secretary for BIL.

Board Appointment at DG Published: 29 August 2013

Desnoes & Geddes Limited has advised that Mr. Jaime Graña was appointed a director effective August 23, 2013.

LASD AGM Published: 29 August 2013

The Annual General Meeting of Lasco Distributors Limited will be held at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel, 17 Waterloo Road, Kingston 10, Jamaica, on September 30, 2013 at 11:30 a.m.

JBG’s AGM Published: 29 August 2013

The Annual General Meeting of Jamaica Broilers Group Limited will be held at the Jamaica Conference Centre, Ocean Boulevard, Kingston Mall, Kingston on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.

RJR’s AGM Published: 29 August 2013

The Annual General Meeting of Radio Jamaica Limited will be held at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, 81 Knutsford Boulevard, Kingston 5 on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.

Jamaica Broilers to Acquire Hamilton’s Smoke House Limited Published: 22 August 2013

Jamaica Broilers Group Limited ("the Company") has entered into an agreement on August 20, 2013, to acquire Hamilton`s Smoke House Limited, a leading local producer and processor of premium quality smoked meats, poultry and pork products. The acquisition will strengthen the Company`s presence in the further processed meats segment and complement the Company`s existing product lines. Completion of the acquisition, which is subject to certain conditions, is expected to be within forty-five (45) days. Under the terms of the transaction, the purchase price is to remain confidential.