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Mainboard Rules
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Definitions and Interpretation
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Sponsors
Chapter 3 Disciplinary and Appeals Procedures, and Enforcement Powers of the Exchange
Chapter 4 Equity Securities
Chapter 5 Reserved
Chapter 6 Reserved
Chapter 7 Continuing Obligations
Chapter 8 Changes in Capital
Chapter 9 Interested Person Transactions
Chapter 10 Acquisitions and Realisations
Chapter 11 Takeovers
Chapter 12 Circulars, Annual Reports and Electronic Communications
Chapter 13 Trading Halt, Suspension and Delisting
Chapter 14 Transition Rules
Appendices
Appendix 7C Financial Statements and Dividend Announcement
Practice Notes
Code of Corporate Governance 2012
SGX-ST Rules
CDP Clearing Rules
DVP Rules
CDP Depository Rules
Futures Trading Rules
SGX-DC Clearing Rules
SIAC DT Arbitration Rules
SIAC DC Arbitration Rules
Rule Amendments

Appendix 7C Financial Statements and Dividend Announcement

Cross-referenced from Rule 704(10) and Rule 705

Part I Information Required for Quarterly (Q1, Q2 & Q3), Half-Year and Full Year Announcements

1. In the case of Q1, Q2 and Q3 announcements, issuers may present the following statements in any format provided that the same format is used for each quarter. In the case of half-year and full year announcements, issuers must present the following statements in the form presented in the issuer's most recently audited annual financial statements:
(a)
(i) An income statement and statement of comprehensive income, or a statement of comprehensive income, for the group, together with a comparative statement for the corresponding period of the immediately preceding financial year.
(ii) The following items (with appropriate breakdowns and explanations), if significant, must either be included in the income statement or in the notes to the income statement for the current financial period reported on and the corresponding period of the immediately preceding financial year:
(A) Investment income
(B) Other income including interest income
(C) Interest on borrowings
(D) Depreciation and amortisation
(E) Allowance for doubtful debts and bad debts written off
(F) Write-off for stock obsolescence
(G) Impairment in value of investments
(H) Foreign exchange gain/loss (where applicable)
(I) Adjustments for under or overprovision of tax in respect of prior years
(J) Profit or loss on sale of investments, properties, and/or plant and equipment
(K) Exceptional items
(L) Extraordinary items
(b)
(i) A statement of financial position (for the issuer and group), together with a comparative statement as at the end of the immediately preceding financial year.
(ii) In relation to the aggregate amount of the group's borrowings and debt securities, specify the following as at the end of the current financial period reported on with comparative figures as at the end of the immediately preceding financial year:
(A) the amount repayable in one year or less, or on demand;
(B) the amount repayable after one year;
(C) whether the amounts are secured or unsecured; and
(D) details of any collaterals.
(c) A statement of cash flows (for the group), together with a comparative statement for the corresponding period of the immediately preceding financial year.
(d)
(i) A statement (for the issuer and group) showing either (i) all changes in equity or (ii) changes in equity other than those arising from capitalisation issues and distributions to shareholders, together with a comparative statement for the corresponding period of the immediately preceding financial year.
(ii) Details of any changes in the company's share capital arising from rights issue, bonus issue, share buy-backs, exercise of share options or warrants, conversion of other issues of equity securities, issue of shares for cash or as consideration for acquisition or for any other purpose since the end of the previous period reported on. State the number of shares that may be issued on conversion of all the outstanding convertibles, if any, against the total number of issued shares excluding treasury shares and subsidiary holdings of the issuer, as at the end of the current financial period reported on and as at the end of the corresponding period of the immediately preceding financial year. State also the number of shares held as treasury shares and the number of subsidiary holdings, if any, and the percentage of the aggregate number of treasury shares and subsidiary holdings held against the total number of shares outstanding in a class that is listed as at the end of the current financial period reported on and as at the end of the corresponding period of the immediately preceding financial year.
(iii) To show the total number of issued shares excluding treasury shares as at the end of the current financial period and as at the end of the immediately preceding year.
(iv) A statement showing all sales, transfers, cancellation and/or use of treasury shares as at the end of the current financial period reported on.
(v) A statement showing all sales, transfers, cancellation and/or use of subsidiary holdings as at the end of the current financial period reported on.
2. Whether the figures have been audited or reviewed, and in accordance with which auditing standard or practice.
3. Where the figures have been audited or reviewed, the auditors' report (including any qualifications or emphasis of a matter).
4. Whether the same accounting policies and methods of computation as in the issuer's most recently audited annual financial statements have been applied.
5. If there are any changes in the accounting policies and methods of computation, including any required by an accounting standard, what has changed, as well as the reasons for, and the effect of, the change.
6. Earnings per ordinary share of the group for the current financial period reported on and the corresponding period of the immediately preceding financial year, after deducting any provision for preference dividends:
(a) based on the weighted average number of ordinary shares on issue; and
(b) on a fully diluted basis (detailing any adjustments made to the earnings).
7. Net asset value (for the issuer and group) per ordinary share based on the total number of issued shares excluding treasury shares of the issuer at the end of the:
(a) current financial period reported on; and
(b) immediately preceding financial year.
8. A review of the performance of the group, to the extent necessary for a reasonable understanding of the group's business. It must include a discussion of the following:
(a) any significant factors that affected the turnover, costs, and earnings of the group for the current financial period reported on, including (where applicable) seasonal or cyclical factors; and
(b) any material factors that affected the cash flow, working capital, assets or liabilities of the group during the current financial period reported on.
9. Where a forecast, or a prospect statement, has been previously disclosed to shareholders, any variance between it and the actual results.
10. A commentary at the date of the announcement of the significant trends and competitive conditions of the industry in which the group operates and any known factors or events that may affect the group in the next reporting period and the next 12 months.
11. If a decision regarding dividend has been made:
(a) Whether an interim (final) ordinary dividend has been declared (recommended); and
(b)
(i) Amount per share ......... cents
(ii) Previous corresponding period ...... cents
(c) Whether the dividend is before tax, net of tax or tax exempt. If before tax or net of tax, state the tax rate and the country where the dividend is derived. (If the dividend is not taxable in the hands of shareholders, this must be stated).
(d) The date the dividend is payable.
(e) The date on which Registrable Transfers received by the company (up to 5.00 pm) will be registered before entitlements to the dividend are determined.
12. If no dividend has been declared (recommended), a statement to that effect.
13. If the group has obtained a general mandate from shareholders for IPTs, the aggregate value of such transactions as required under Rule 920(1)(a)(ii). If no IPT mandate has been obtained, a statement to that effect.
14. Negative confirmation pursuant to Rule 705(5). (Not required for announcement on full year results)
15. Confirmation that the issuer has procured undertakings from all its directors and executive officers (in the format set out in Appendix 7H) under Rule 720(1).

Part II Additional Information Required for Full Year Announcment

16. Segmented revenue and results for operating segments (of the group) in the form presented in the issuer's most recently audited annual financial statements, with comparative information for the immediately preceding year.
17. In the review of performance, the factors leading to any material changes in contributions to turnover and earnings by the operating segments.
18. A breakdown of sales as follows:

  Latest Financial Year
$'000
Previous Financial Year
$'000
% increase/ (decrease)
  Group Group Group
(a) Sales reported for first half year      
(b) Operating profit/loss after tax before deducting minority interests reported for first half year      
(c) Sales reported for second half year      
(d) Operating profit/loss after tax before deducting minority interests reported for second half year      
19. A breakdown of the total annual dividend (in dollar value) for the issuer's latest full year and its previous full year as follows:—
(a) Ordinary
(b) Preference
(c) Total
20. Disclosure of person occupying a managerial position in the issuer or any of its principal subsidiaries who is a relative of a director or chief executive officer or substantial shareholder of the issuer pursuant to Rule 704(10) in the format below. If there are no such persons, the issuer must make an appropriate negative statement.
Name Age Family relationship with any director and/or substantial shareholder Current position and duties, and the year the position was first held Details of changes in duties and position held, if any, during the year
         

Amended on 29 September 2011, 7 October 2015 and 31 March 2017.