NEWFUNDS COLLECTIVE INVESTMENT SCHEME - Distribution And Re-Investment Announcement For The Quarter Ended 31 December 2020 - NFEVOL

            
NFEVOL
Distribution And Re-Investment Announcement For The Quarter Ended 31 December 2020 - NFEVOL

NEWFUNDS LOW VOLATILITY EXCHANGE TRADED FUND PORTFOLIO
Share code: NFEVOL
ISIN: ZAE000252458


Portfolios in the NewFunds Collective Investment Scheme in Securities registered as such in terms of the Collective Investment Schemes Control Act, 45 of 2002
and managed by NewFunds (RF) Proprietary Limited (Registration Number 2005/034899/07) ("NewFunds")

DISTRIBUTION AND RE-INVESTMENT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE QUARTER ENDED 31 DECEMBER 2020
NewFunds has today finalised a distribution to holders of ETF securities ("investors") recorded as such in the register on Friday, 22 January 2021, for the
quarter ended 31 December 2020 as follows:

Alpha code               Dividend/Interest       Foreign/ Local                Gross                  Subject to             *Withholding         Net
                                                                               Distribution           Withholding tax        Tax (%)              Distribution
                                                                               (Cents per unit)       Yes/ No                                     (Cents per unit)
NFEVOL                   Interest                Local                         0,02620                No                                          0,02620
                         Dividend                Local                         5,60984                Yes                    20                   4,48787
                         Dividend                Foreign1                      0,99585                Yes                    20                   0,79668
                         Dividend                Foreign (CFR)***S64N         0,18061                No                                          0,14449
                                                                               6,81250                                                            5,45524


Further details are listed below:
Source of foreign dividends subject to SA dividend tax:
UK                                                                                                                100,00%

Source of foreign dividends not subject to SA dividend tax:
Switzerland                                                                                                       100,00%



Notice is hereby given that the following dates are of importance in regard to the distribution by the above ETF for the quarter ended 31 December 2020:
Declaration/ Finalisation date                                                 Thursday, 14 January 2021
Last day to trade cum distribution                                           Tuesday, 19 January 2021
Securities trade ex distribution                                             Wednesday, 20 January 2021
Record date                                                                    Friday, 22 January 2021
Payment date                                                                   Monday, 25 January 2021

The distribution will be paid on Monday, 25 January 2021 to all securities holders recorded on the register on Friday, 22 January 2021.

In accordance with the investment policy of the portfolio, the distribution (net of dividend withholding tax as detailed above) will be re-invested on behalf of
investors through the purchase of securities comprising the Index in accordance with the calculation methodology of the total return version of this Index, thereby
increasing the net asset value of the portfolio and, proportionately, each ETF security.
The distribution (Net of dividend withholding tax) should:

- be added to the base cost of each ETF security for capital gains tax purposes; or
- where the ETF securities are held as trading stock be regarded as part of the cost of acquiring an ETF security.

Reinvestments into the portfolio still constitute a notional distribution even though it will not be paid in cash. Consequently, it forms part of investors' gross income
as it is subject to tax.
Investors qualifying for exemption from DWT or a reduced rate of DWT per Double Tax Agreement ("DTA"), will receive, in cash, a distribution amount of the
applicable DWT, provided they have completed and timeously lodged with the relevant intermediary the prescribed declaration and undertaking form.
Failure to do so will result in the dividends tax being withheld in full.

NET FOREIGN DIVIDEND NOT TAXED
(S64N rebate)                                                           CFR
Gross Dividend                                                      0,32037
Foreign Dividends Withholding Tax                                 (0,11213)
                                                                    0,20824
Less Porfolio costs                                               (0,02763)
Distributable dividend                                              0,18061


SA Dividend Withholding Tax
Gross Dividend                                                      0,32037
Less Portfolio Costs                                              (0,02763)
                                                                    0,29274
SA DWT                                                              0,05855

SA tax 0.0585 cents (20%) will not be deducted as foreign dividend withholding tax 35% of the gross dividend has already been deducted (SECTION 64N of the Income Tax Act)
***Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA is a Switzerland listed Company. The dividends received have been subject to 35% withholding tax.

*Investors should seek advice from their tax advisor on whether the tax rate shown is applicable to them.
Withholding Tax on Interest (WTI) came into effect on 1 March 2015.
Interest accruing from a South African source to a non-resident, excluding a controlled foreign company, will be subject to withholding tax at a rate of 15% on payment, except interest,

 arising on any Government debt instrument
 arising on any listed debt instrument
 arising on any debt owed by a bank or the South African Reserve Bank
 arising from a bill of exchange or letter of credit where goods are imported into South Africa and where an authorized dealer has certified such on the instrument
 payable by a headquarter company
 accruing to a non-resident natural person who was physically present in South Africa for a period exceeding 183 days in aggregate, during that year, or carried on a business through
a permanent establishment in South Africa

Investors are advised that to the extent that the distribution amount comprise of any interest, it will not be subject to WTI by virtue of the fact that it is Government debt,
listed debt instruments and/or bank debt.


 South African tax resident investors relating to REITs
**The dividend distribution by a REIT received by South African tax residents must be included in their gross income and will not be exempt in terms of
the ordinary dividend exemption in section 10(1)(k)(i) of the Income Tax Act No. 58 of 1962 (the Act) as a result of paragraph (aa) of the proviso
thereto which provides that dividends distributed by a REIT are not exempt from income tax.
No dividend withholding tax will be deducted from dividends payable to a South African tax resident qualifying for exemption from dividend withholding
tax provided that the investor has provided the following forms to their Central Securities Depository Participant (CSDP) or broker, as the case may
be in respect of its participatory interest:
b) a written undertaking to inform their CSDP or broker, as the case may be, should the circumstances affecting the exemption change or the beneficial
owner cease to be the beneficial owner,
both in the form prescribed by the South African Revenue Service. South African tax resident investors are advised to contact their CSDP or broker,
as the case may be, to arrange for the abovementioned documents to be submitted prior to payment of the distribution, if such documents have not
already been submitted.

Non-resident investors for South African income tax purposes
The dividend distribution received by non-resident investors will be exempt from income tax in terms of section 10(1)(k)(i) of the Act, but will be subject
to dividend withholding tax. Dividend withholding tax is levied at a rate of 20%, unless the rate is reduced in terms of any applicable agreement for the
avoidance of double taxation (DTA) between South Africa and the country of residence of the non-resident investor.
A reduced dividend withholding rate in terms of the applicable DTA may only be relied on if the non-resident investor has provided the following forms
to their CSDP or broker, as the case may be in respect of its participatory interest:
a) a declaration that the dividend is subject to a reduced rate as a result of the application of a DTA; and
b) a written undertaking to inform the CSDP or broker, as the case may be, should the circumstances affecting the reduced rate change or the
beneficial owner cease to be the beneficial owner,
both in the form prescribed by the South African Revenue Service. Non-resident investors are advised to contact their CSDP or broker, as the case
may be, to arrange for the abovementioned documents to be submitted prior to the payment of the distribution if such documents have not already
been submitted.

Both resident and non-resident investors are encouraged to consult their professional advisors should they be in any doubt as to the appropriate
action to take.
Additional information:
                           Number                    Tax
                         of securities            reference
                            in issue               number

NFEVOL                        12 152 178                 0461636268



14 January 2021

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