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Blackstar Group SE ("Blackstar") is an investment company, whose objective is to gain exposure to the growth on the African continent largely though companies in South Africa with the underlying themes of strategic market position and strong cash flow.

More information about the Company can be found here.

Most recent financial reports
Blackstar’s financial reports, presentations and publications are available here.

Statutory information
Name: Blackstar Group SE
AIM Ticker: BLCK
Altx Ticker:BCK
Company Number:SE 30
Listing: LSE AIM / Altx JSE
Listing Date:26 January 2006   / 12 August 2011
Country of Registration: England and Wales
Main Country of Operation: South Africa
Issued Share Capital (as at 12 August 2011):85,288,422
Company secretary: Bryan Moyer

John Broadhurst Mills, Non-executive Chairman
Andrew David Bonamour, Non-executive Director
Marcel Ernzer, Non-executive Director
Richard Thomson Wight, Non-executive Director

More details about the Directors and Advisers.

Corporate Governance
The Board and its committees are responsible for maintaining a high standard of corporate governance and for ensuring that the Group’s business is conducted with integrity and in an ethical manner.

The Board ensures that the Group complies with all relevant laws and regulations and ensures that the Group maintains effective operating systems and controls and a robust and informed investment approval process. The Board has access to complete, accurate and timeous information in order to fulfill its responsibilities and is assisted by the following committees:

Audit Committee
The Audit Committee is chaired by Wolfgang Baertz and comprises John Mills, Charles Taberer, Andrew Bonamour, and Marcel Ernzer. The Audit Committee provides a forum for reporting by the Company’s external auditors and is responsible for reviewing a wide range of matters, including interim and annual results and for monitoring the controls that are in force to ensure the integrity of information reported to shareholders.

Remuneration Committee
The Remuneration Committee is chaired by John Mills and comprises Andrew Bonamour, Wolfgang Baertz and Marcel Ernzer. The Committee will set the remuneration levels for the Directors having regard to market conditions and appropriate incentive schemes.

Nominations Committee
The Nominations Committee is chaired by Marcel Ernzer and comprises John Mills, Charles Taberer, Andrew Bonamour and Wolfgang Baertz. The Nominations Committee deals with new appointments to the Board. All material matters were reported to the Board of Directors which met 5 times during the year.

AIM Securities Transfer Restrictions
There are no restrictions on the transfer of any AIM Securities of Blackstar Group SE.

All notifications over the past 12 months
The latest regulatory announcements and news from the Company can be found here.

Admission document
Blackstar was admitted to trading on AIM on 26 January 2006. Download the Company’s admission document Blackstar was admitted to trading on Altx on 12 August 2011. Download the Company’s Prospectus.


Registered Office
Blackstar Group SE
4th Floor Avantech Building
St Julian's Road San Gwann
SGN 2805 Malta

Nominated Adviser and Broker
(United Kingdom)

Liberum Capital Limited
Ropemaker Place, Level 12
25 Ropemaker Street
London EC2Y 9LY

Nominated Adviser and Broker
(South Africa)

PSG Capital
1st Floor, Ou Kollege Building
35 Kerk Street
Stellenbosch 7600

Legal Advisers
(as to English law)

Paul Hastings (Europe) LLP
Ten Bishops Square, Eighth Floor
London E1 6EG

Legal Advisers
(as to South African law)

Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc
150 West Street
Sandton 2196
Registrars and receiving agents
(United Kingdom)

Capita Registrars
The Registry
34 Beckenham Road
Kent BR3 4TU

Registrars and receiving agents
(South Africa)

Link Market Services
13th Floor Rennie House
19 Ameshoff Street
International Advisers
Maitland Advisory LLP
Berkshire House
168-173 High Holborn
London WC1V 7AA
BDO Malta
Tower Gate Place
Tal-Qroqq Street
Msida MSD 1703
Blackstar Group SE, 4th Floor Avantech Building, St Julian's Road San Gwann, SGN 2805, Malta
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