16 March 2018
Wesfarmers announced intention to demerge Coles and senior leadership changes
5 October 2018
Date of the First Court Hearing on which the Court ordered convening of the Scheme Meeting.
4:00pm on Tuesday 13 November 2018
Last time and date by which proxy forms for the Annual General Meeting, General Meeting and Scheme Meeting must be received by the Wesfarmers Share Registry.
10:30am Thursday 15 November 2018
Annual General Meeting
The later of 1:30pm or 30 minutes after the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting on Thursday 15 November 2018
The later of 1:45pm or the conclusion of the General Meeting on Thursday 15 November 2018
Monday 19 November 2018
Court hearing for approval of the Scheme (the Second Court Hearing)
2:00pm on Tuesday 20 November 2018
Last time and date by which Sale Facility Forms must be received by Wesfarmers Share Registry (for Small Shareholders)
Tuesday 20 November 2018
Effective Date and last date Wesfarmers Shares trade on the ASX cum-entitlements under the Demerger.
Wednesday 21 November 2018
ASX listing of Coles. Coles Shares commence trading on the ASX on a deferred settlement basis.
4.00pm on Thursday 22 November 2018
Time and date for determining entitlement to Coles Shares under the Demerger (the Record Date)
Wednesday 28 November 2018
Implementation Date and transfer of Coles Shares to Eligible Shareholders (other than Selling Shareholders) and Sale Agent
Thursday 29 November 2018
Normal trading of Coles Shares on the ASX commences
Friday 30 November 2018
Dispatch of holding statements to Eligible Shareholders (other than Selling Shareholders)
Wednesday 19 December 2018
Completion of sale of Coles Shares under Sale Facility
Wednesday 2 January 2019
Dispatch of payment to Ineligible Overseas Shareholders, Selling Shareholders and ShareGift
*All dates and times following the date of the General Meeting and Scheme Meeting are indicative only and, among other things, are subject to all necessary approvals from the Court and other regulatory authorities. Any changes to the Timetable (which may include an earlier or later date for the Second Court Hearing) will be announced through the ASX and will be notified on Wesfarmers’ website at www.wesfarmers.com.au.