2019 Annual General Meeting

Republic Investments (Ghana) Limited

AGM-2020

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Unit Holders of

  • Republic Investment Future Plan (F-Plan) at 9.00am
  • Republic Equity Trust at 10:30am
  • Republic Investment REIT at 12:00noon
  • Republic Investment Unit Trust at 1:30pm

will be held virtually via Zoom to transact the following business:

Agenda

Ordinary Business

  1. To receive the Report of the Manager for the Year 2019.
  2. To receive and adopt the Annual Report and the Audited Statement of Income and Expenditure of the funds for the financial year ended December 31, 2019, together with the Trustees Report and Auditors Report thereon.
  3. To authorize the Fund Manager to fix the remuneration of the Auditors for the year 2020.

Notifications

  • To notify Unit Holders of amendments to the Constitution/Regulations of the Manager and to the Trust Deed of the FUNDS.

Note

General
In compliance with the restrictions on public gatherings in force pursuant to the Imposition of Restrictions Act, 2020 (Act 1012) and the consequent Regulatory Directives/Guidelines, attendance and participation by all members and/or their proxies at this year’s AGM shall be strictly virtual or by electronic means (online participation).

  • Getting Started

    Here are some useful things to know before using Zoom

    • Zoom is an internet-based service
    • Zoom can work as a web-based application on most browsers or you can install the Zoom application. Visit www.zoom.us or download it from your PlayStore or AppStore
    • Zoom is not tied to any operation system. It can work on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android and even blackberry.
    • If you need extra help and insights on how to use the tools and features available on Zoom, kindly check out their Help Center by following this link: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us
  • What You Need

    You will need a phone, laptop or PC to participate in the Zoom meeting.

  • Joining A Meeting

    Before you join any of the Annual General Meetings, you will need to register for the meeting. After registering, you will receive an email containing the link to join the meeting. This is how you can join:


    On your phone

    • Click on the meeting link (usually in blue). A dialogue box will appear requesting you to choose if you want to access the meeting on the Zoom application (if you have it downloaded) or through your browser.
    • If you have already installed the application, selecting the zoom application will allow you to join the meeting instantly.
    • If you haven’t downloaded the Zoom application, you will be redirected to the Zoom webpage. You can then choose whether to download the application or continue the meeting in the mobile web browser.
    • Select “Connect audio” to be able to hear proceedings and choose whether you want to turn on your video. (Note: You will still be able to view the meeting even if your video is turned off. The “turn on video” option is to show your face to other participants).


    On the Zoom desktop application

    • Click on the meeting link (usually in blue) to be redirected to the Zoom desktop application.
    • You will join the meeting instantly.
    • Select “Connect audio” to be able to hear proceedings and choose whether you want to turn on your video. (Note: You will still be able to view the meeting even if your video is turned off. The “turn on video” option is to show your face to other participants).


    On the Zoom web application

    • Click on the meeting link (usually in blue) to be redirected to the Zoom website.
    • Zoom will attempt downloading the desktop application. Ignore this request and find “if you cannot download or run the application, click here to launch the meeting” at the bottom of the screen. Click on “click here” to continue the meeting through the web application.
    • You will be asked whether you want to join with computer audio and/or video.
    • Select “Connect audio” to be able to hear proceedings and choose whether you want to turn on your video. (Note: You will still be able to view the meeting even if your video is turned off. The “turn on video” option is to show your face to other participants).
  • Other Zoom Features

    To rename yourself

    If the name you used to register for the meeting is not what we have in our records, you can rename yourself for consistency.

    How to rename yourself (On PC and mobile)

    • Click/tap on “Participants”.
    • Find your name from the list of participants.
    • Click/tap your name and select “Rename” from the drop-down menu.
    • Type in the new name you want and select “Ok”.


    To raise your hand

    To ask a question or second a motion, use the raise hand feature. You will be unmuted to perform the action for which your hand was raised.


    On PC:

    • Click “participants”.
    • Click “raise hand” at the bottom of the participants dialogue box.


    On mobile:

    • Tap the three dots labeled ``more`` on the far right of the controls bar.
    • Tap raise hand to raise your hand.


    To chat

    You can also use the chat feature to send questions if you prefer not to use the raise hand feature.


    On PC

    • Click on “Chat”.
    • Type in your question to the host (Databank).


    On mobile

    • Tap the three dots labeled “More” on the far right of the control bar at the bottom of your screen.
    • Select “Chat” and type in your question to the host (Databank).


    To vote

    The polling feature will be used to vote for or against a motion.


    On PC and mobile:

    • When it is time to vote, the poll will appear on your screen.
    • Tap/click on your preferred option (FOR or AGAINST) to cast your vote.
    • When voting ends, the results will be shared on your screen.

A Unit Holder who is entitled to attend and vote may appoint a proxy to attend and vote on his/her behalf. A proxy need not be a unit holder.

A completed proxy form should be deposited at the registered office of the Fund Manager at No. 48A, Sixth Avenue, North Ridge, Accra or via email to investments@republicghana.com not later than 48 hours before the appointed time of the meeting.

A proxy form is provided in the Annual Reports of the Funds and is also available on the Fund Manager’s website www.republicinvestmentsgh.com.

All relevant documents in connection with the meeting are available to unit holders from the date of this Notice on the Company’s website (www.republicinvestmentsgh.com) and at the Company’s registered office aforesaid.

Click the links below to download forms:

  • Getting Started

    Here are some useful things to know before using Zoom

    • Zoom is an internet-based service
    • Zoom can work as a web-based application on most browsers or you can install the Zoom application. Visit www.zoom.us or download it from your PlayStore or AppStore
    • Zoom is not tied to any operation system. It can work on Windows, Mac, Linux, iOS, Android and even blackberry.
    • If you need extra help and insights on how to use the tools and features available on Zoom, kindly check out their Help Center by following this link: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us
  • What You Need

    You will need a phone, laptop or PC to participate in the Zoom meeting.

  • Joining A Meeting

    Before you join any of the Annual General Meetings, you will need to register for the meeting. After registering, you will receive an email containing the link to join the meeting. This is how you can join:

    On your phone

    • Click on the meeting link (usually in blue). A dialogue box will appear requesting you to choose if you want to access the meeting on the Zoom application (if you have it downloaded) or through your browser.
    • If you have already installed the application, selecting the zoom application will allow you to join the meeting instantly.
    • If you haven’t downloaded the Zoom application, you will be redirected to the Zoom webpage. You can then choose whether to download the application or continue the meeting in the mobile web browser.
    • Select “Connect audio” to be able to hear proceedings and choose whether you want to turn on your video. (Note: You will still be able to view the meeting even if your video is turned off. The “turn on video” option is to show your face to other participants).


    On the Zoom desktop application

    • Click on the meeting link (usually in blue) to be redirected to the Zoom desktop application.
    • You will join the meeting instantly.
    • Select “Connect audio” to be able to hear proceedings and choose whether you want to turn on your video. (Note: You will still be able to view the meeting even if your video is turned off. The “turn on video” option is to show your face to other participants).


    On the Zoom web application

    • Click on the meeting link (usually in blue) to be redirected to the Zoom website.
    • Zoom will attempt downloading the desktop application. Ignore this request and find “if you cannot download or run the application, click here to launch the meeting” at the bottom of the screen. Click on “click here” to continue the meeting through the web application.
    • You will be asked whether you want to join with computer audio and/or video.
    • Select “Connect audio” to be able to hear proceedings and choose whether you want to turn on your video. (Note: You will still be able to view the meeting even if your video is turned off. The “turn on video” option is to show your face to other participants).
  • Other Zoom Features

    To rename yourself

    If the name you used to register for the meeting is not what we have in our records, you can rename yourself for consistency.

    How to rename yourself (On PC and mobile)

    • Click/tap on “Participants”.
    • Find your name from the list of participants.
    • Click/tap your name and select “Rename” from the drop-down menu.
    • Type in the new name you want and select “Ok”.


    To raise your hand

    To ask a question or second a motion, use the raise hand feature. You will be unmuted to perform the action for which your hand was raised.


    On PC:

    • Click “participants”.
    • Click “raise hand” at the bottom of the participants dialogue box.


    On mobile:

    • Tap the three dots labeled ``more`` on the far right of the controls bar.
    • Tap raise hand to raise your hand.


    To chat

    You can also use the chat feature to send questions if you prefer not to use the raise hand feature.


    On PC

    • Click on “Chat”.
    • Type in your question to the host (Databank).


    On mobile

    • Tap the three dots labeled “More” on the far right of the control bar at the bottom of your screen.
    • Select “Chat” and type in your question to the host (Databank).


    To vote

    The polling feature will be used to vote for or against a motion.


    On PC and mobile:

    • When it is time to vote, the poll will appear on your screen.
    • Tap/click on your preferred option (FOR or AGAINST) to cast your vote.
    • When voting ends, the results will be shared on your screen.