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Redemption Notice for Westpac NZD Subordinated Notes (Notes)
On 9 July 2021, Westpac Banking Corporation, acting through its Sydney head office (Westpac), notified Notes holders that it would redeem all Notes on issue on 1 September 2021 (being the First Optional Redemption Date for the Notes).
Holders of Notes will be paid the redemption proceeds of NZ$1.00 for each Note, together with the final interest payment for the period from 1 June to 31 August 2021 (inclusive) on any Notes, held on the Record Date of 20 August 2021. The interest rate for this period is 4.6950% per annum.
The offer of Westpac NZD Subordinated Notes (Offer) is now closed.
On 1 September 2016, Westpac issued NZ$400 million of unsecured, subordinated, fixed rate Notes at a price of NZ$1.00 per Note.
The Notes commenced trading on the NZX Debt Market on 2 September 2016 under the NZX ticker code WBC010.
Westpac Banking Corporation (acting through its New Zealand branch) was Arranger and a Joint Lead Manager for the Offer. BNZ, Deutsche Craigs, First NZ Capital, Forsyth Barr and Macquarie were the other Joint Lead Managers. JBWere and Macquarie Equities were Co-Managers for the Offer.
There are restrictions on offering, issuing or selling the Notes outside New Zealand, as set out in the for the Offer dated 26 July 2016. There is other useful information about this Offer on www.business.govt.nz/disclose.
The Notes are complex financial products that are not suitable for many investors. If you do not fully understand how the Notes work or the risks associated with them, then you should not invest in them. You should read the Product Disclosure Statement for the Notes in full. You can seek advice from a financial adviser to help you make an investment decision.
|Rate Set Date
|4 August 2016
|5 August 2016
|26 August 2016
|Issue and Allotment Date
|1 September 2016
|Initial quotation and trading of the Notes on the NZX Debt Market
|2 September 2016
|Interest Payment Dates
|1 March, 1 June, 1 September and 1 December in each year
|First Interest Payment Date
|1 December 2016
|First Optional Redemption Date
|1 September 2021
|1 September 2026
The Notes pay a fixed rate of interest subject to Westpac satisfying the solvency condition.
The Interest Rate for the period from 1 September 2016 to (but not including) 1 September 2021 is 4.6950% per annum. The cash amount of interest scheduled to be paid quarterly in arrears is NZ$0.0117375 per Note.