Important Dates

All dates following the date of the Scheme Meeting are indicative only and are subject to the Court approval process and the satisfaction or, where applicable, waiver of the conditions precedent to the implementation of the Scheme (see section 11.10(a) of the Scheme Booklet).

Wednesday, 27 February 2019Ruralco announced that it had entered into a binding Scheme Implementation Deed with Nutrien Ltd
Tuesday, 14 May 2019Ruralco releases its interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2019 and interim dividend declared
Friday, 31 May 2019Interim Dividend record date
Wednesday, 5 June 2019Date of the First Court Date on which the Court ordered the convening of the Scheme Meeting
Wednesday, 5 June 2019Registration of Scheme Booklet with ASIC and release to ASX
Tuesday, 11 June 2019Despatch of Scheme Booklet to Ruralco shareholders
Tuesday, 18 June 2019Interim Dividend payment date
Thursday, 15 August 2019ACCC announcement of its final decision*
Date on which the ACCC anticipates making a final decision.
10:00am (Sydney time) on Wednesday, 4 September 2019Scheme Meeting proxies
Last date and time for receipt by Ruralco’s Share Registry of proxy forms (including proxies lodged online) for the Scheme Meeting
7:00pm (Sydney time) on Wednesday, 4 September 2019Scheme Meeting record date
Date and time for determining eligibility to vote at the Scheme Meeting
10:00am (Sydney time) on Friday, 6 September 2019Scheme Meeting
To be held at the offices of Gilbert + Tobin
Level 35, Tower Two – International Towers, 200 Barangaroo Avenue, Sydney NSW 2000
Special Dividend declared**
If Ruralco Shareholders approve the Scheme at the Scheme Meeting
9:15am (Sydney time) on Thursday, 12 September 2019Second Court Date
Date on which Court approval of the Scheme will be sought
Friday, 13 September 2019Effective Date
Date on which the Scheme becomes Effective and is binding on Ruralco Shareholders. The Court order will be lodged with ASIC and announced on the ASX.
Ruralco Shares will be suspended from trading at the close of trading.  If the Scheme proceeds, this will be the last day that Ruralco Shares will trade on the ASX.
Monday, 16 September 2019Ex-dividend date of Special Dividend**
7:00pm (Sydney time) on Tuesday, 17 September 2019Special Dividend Record Date
Date and time for determining entitlement to receive the Special Dividend**
7:00pm (Sydney time) on Monday, 23 September 2019Scheme Record Date
Date and time for determining Ruralco Shareholders eligible to participate in the Scheme and to receive the Scheme Consideration
Monday, 30 September 2019Implementation Date and Special Dividend Payment Date
Payment of Scheme Consideration to Scheme Shareholders and transfer of Scheme Shares to Landmark Acquirer.
If declared, the Special Dividend is also expected to be paid on this date.


* This date may change and if it does it may impact on other dates in this table. Any changes to the date for announcement of the ACCC’s final decision (as notified by the ACCC to Ruralco), and/or the timetable for the Scheme, will be announced to the ASX and notified on Ruralco’s website at
** Subject to the determination of the Ruralco Board.