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 2019||Ruralco announced that it had entered into a binding Scheme Implementation Deed with Nutrien Ltd|
|Tuesday, 14 May 2019||Ruralco releases its interim results for the six months ended 31 March 2019 and interim dividend declared|
|Friday, 31 May 2019||Interim Dividend record date|
|Wednesday, 5 June 2019||Date of the First Court Date on which the Court ordered the convening of the Scheme Meeting|
|Wednesday, 5 June 2019||Registration of Scheme Booklet with ASIC and release to ASX|
|Tuesday, 11 June 2019||Despatch of Scheme Booklet to Ruralco shareholders|
|Tuesday, 18 June 2019||Interim Dividend payment date|
|Thursday, 15 August 2019||ACCC announcement of its final decision* |
Date on which the ACCC anticipates making a final decision.
|10:00am (Sydney time) on Wednesday, 4 September 2019||Scheme 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 2019||Scheme Meeting record date |
Date and time for determining eligibility to vote at the Scheme Meeting
|10:00am (Sydney time) on Friday, 6 September 2019||Scheme 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 2019||Second Court Date|
Date on which Court approval of the Scheme will be sought
|Friday, 13 September 2019||Effective 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 2019||Ex-dividend date of Special Dividend**|
|7:00pm (Sydney time) on Tuesday, 17 September 2019||Special Dividend Record Date|
Date and time for determining entitlement to receive the Special Dividend**
|7:00pm (Sydney time) on Monday, 23 September 2019||Scheme Record Date|
Date and time for determining Ruralco Shareholders eligible to participate in the Scheme and to receive the Scheme Consideration
|Monday, 30 September 2019||Implementation 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 https://www.ruralco.com.au.
** Subject to the determination of the Ruralco Board.