1. Background.

    The Board of directors (the “Board”) of Fortress Minerals Limited (the “Company”) refers to:

    1. the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 passed by Parliament on 7 April 2020 which enables the Minister for Law by order to prescribe alternative arrangements for listed companies in Singapore to, inter alia, conduct general meetings, either wholly or partly, by electronic communication, video conferencing, tele-conferencing or other electronic means; and

    2. the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Alternative Arrangements for Meetings for Companies, Variable Capital Companies, Business Trusts, Unit Trusts and Debenture Holders) Order 2020 (the “Order”) which was gazetted on 13 April 2020, and which sets out the alternative arrangements in respect of, inter alia, general meetings of companies; and

    3. the joint statement by the Accounting Corporate and Regulatory Authority, Singapore Exchange Regulations and the Monetary Authority of Singapore on 13 April 2020 providing additional guidance on conduct of general meetings during the period when elevated safe distancing measures are in place.


  2. Date, time and conduct of Annual General Meeting (“AGM”).

    The Company is pleased to announce that pursuant to the Order, its AGM will be convened and held by way of electronic means on Wednesday, 24 June 2020 at 11 a.m. (Singapore time).

    Representative(s) from the Board will conduct the proceedings of the AGM.


  3. Annual report, notice of AGM and proxy form.

    In line with the relevant provisions under the Order, printed copies of the annual report, notice of AGM and proxy form will not be despatched to shareholders.

    The annual report, notice of AGM and proxy form will be sent to shareholders solely by electronic means via publication on our Company’s website and will also be made available on the SGXNet1.


  4. No personal attendance at the AGM.

    Due to the current COVID-19 restriction orders in Singapore, shareholders will not be allowed to attend the AGM in person.


  5. Alternative arrangements for participation at the AGM.

    Shareholders may participate at the AGM by:

    1. observing and/or listening to the AGM proceedings via live audio-visual webcast or live audio-only stream;

    2. submitting questions in advance of the AGM; and

    3. appointing the Chairman of the Meeting as proxy to attend, speak and vote on their behalf at the AGM

    Details of the steps for pre-registration, pre-submission of questions and voting at the AGM are set out in the Appendix to this announcement.


  6. Persons who hold shares through relevant intermediaries.

    Persons who hold shares of the Company through relevant intermediaries (as defined in section 181 of the Companies Act, Chapter 50), including CPF and SRS investors, and who wish to participate in the AGM by:

    1. observing and/or listening to the AGM proceedings via live audio-visual webcast or live audio-only stream;

    2. submitting questions in advance of the AGM; and/or

    3. appointing the Chairman of the Meeting as proxy to attend, speak and vote on their behalf at the AGM

    should contact the relevant intermediary (which would include, in the case of CPF and SRS investors, their respective CPF Agent Banks and SRS Operators) through which they hold such shares not less than seven (7) working days before the AGM in order for the necessary arrangements to be made for their participation in the AGM.


  7. Key dates/deadlines.

    In summary, the key dates/deadlines which shareholders should take note of are set out in the table below:

    Key dates Actions
    5 June 2020 Annual report 2020 with the notice of AGM and proxy form will be circulated to shareholders by electronic means.
    5 June 2020 (immediately upon release of this announcement) Shareholders may begin to pre-register at url https://streaming.sg/fortress/register for live audiovisual webcast/live audio-only stream of the AGM proceedings.
    By 11.00 a.m. on 15 June 2020 Deadline for CPF or SRS investors who wish to appoint the Chairman of the AGM as proxy to approach their respective CPF Agent Banks or SRS Operators to submit their votes.
    By 11.00 a.m. on 18 June 2020 Deadline for shareholders to:

    • pre-register for live audio-visual webcast/live audioonly stream of the AGM proceedings; and

    • submit questions in advance.
    By 11.00 a.m. on 21 June 2020 Deadline for shareholders to:

    • submit proxy form.
    By 11.00 a.m. on 23 June 2020 Authenticated shareholders will receive an email (the “Confirmation Email”):

    • confirming that they will be able to log-in on the date of the AGM using their account details registered during the pre- registration process, to access the live audio-visual webcast; and

    • containing a toll-free telephone number to access the live audio-only stream of the AGM proceedings.

    Shareholders who do not receive the Confirmation Email by 11.00 a.m. on 23 June 2020, but have registered by the 18 June 2020 deadline should contact our Share Registrar, BACS Private Limited, via at +65 6593 4848 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
    Date and time of AGM - 11.00 a.m. on 24 June 2020
    • Log-in to url https://streaming.sg/fortress and enter the username and password provided in the Confirmation Email to access the live audio-visual webcast of the AGM proceedings; or
    • Call the toll-free telephone number in the Confirmation Email to access the live audio-only stream of the AGM proceedings.


    Important reminder. Due to the constantly evolving COVID-19 situation in Singapore, we may be required to change our arrangements for the AGM at short notice.

    Shareholders should check our corporate website at the URL https://www.fortress.sg for the latest updates on the status of the AGM.


  8. Further Information.

    Shareholders who wish to remotely observe the AGM proceedings are reminded that the AGM is private. The invitation to attend the AGM via audio-visual webcast and audio-only stream is not to be forwarded to anyone who is not a shareholder of the Company or who is not authorised to attend the AGM.


Recording of the AGM proceedings is strictly prohibited.

The Company would like to thank all shareholders for their patience and co-operation in enabling us to hold our AGM with the optimum safe distancing measures amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic.


BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF
FORTRESS MINERALS LIMITED

Dato’ Sri Ivan Chee Yew Fei
Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer
5 June 2020


Fortress Minerals Limited (the “Company”) was listed on Catalist of the SGX-ST on 27 March 2019. The initial public offering of the Company was sponsored by PrimePartners Corporate Finance Pte. Ltd. (the “Sponsor”).

This announcement has been prepared by the Company and its contents have been reviewed by the Sponsor in accordance with Rules 226(2)(b) and 753(2) of the Catalist Rules. The Sponsor has also not drawn on any specific technical expertise in its review of this announcement.

This announcement has not been examined or approved by the SGX-ST. The SGX-ST assumes no responsibility for the contents of this announcement, including the correctness of any of the statements or opinions made or reports contained in this announcement.

The contact person for the Sponsor is Ms Jennifer Tan, Associate Director, Continuing Sponsorship (Mailing Address: 16 Collyer Quay, #10-00 Income at Raffles, Singapore 049318 and E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).


Attachment(s)
1. Announcement: Annual General Meeting to be held on 24 June 2020 (90 kb)
2. Notice of General Annual Meeting (60 kb)
3. Proxy Form (50 kb)
4. Annual Report 2020 (2,130 kb)


REGISTERED OFFICE

SINGAPORE

Address
8 Robinson Road
#03-00 ASO Building
Singapore 048544
Telephone
+65 9169 1432

CORPORATE OFFICE

MALAYSIA

Address
9-1, Jalan PJS 8/18, Dataran Mentari,
46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor,
Malaysia.
Telephone
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Facsimile
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Email
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