The SPP Offer was announced on 6 August 2015, in conjunction with ANZ’s $2.5 billion placement to professional investors, and closed on 8 September 2015.
ANZ’s Chief Financial Officer, Shayne Elliott said: “It is pleasing to see that so many of our retail shareholders have taken up the opportunity provided to participate in the SPP Offer.
“The vast majority of those retail shareholders participating in the SPP Offer have participated in an amount greater than they would have otherwise been able to do so under an equivalent rights issue,” Mr Elliott said.
The new ANZ Shares will be allotted on Thursday, 17 September 2015 and will be quoted on the Australian and New Zealand Stock Exchanges on Monday, 21 September 2015. Holding statements and confirmation advices are expected to be mailed to participating shareholders by Thursday, 24 September 2015.
For shareholder enquires, visit the SPP website at www.anz.com/spp or contact the ANZ Information Line, Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 5.30pm (AEST) on 1300 406 727 (within Australia), 0800 174 007 (within New Zealand) or +61 3 9415 4104 (outside Australia).
NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN WHOLE OR IN PART IN OR INTO THE U.S. This statement does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale. The securities offered will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements.
1The final amount of ANZ Shares to be issued under the SPP Offer is subject to finalisation of the processing of applications by ANZ’s Share Registrar and may be slightly more or less than this amount.