Important Dates

Date

Event

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.
Last time and date for determining eligibility to vote at the Annual General Meeting, General Meeting and Scheme Meeting.

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

General Meeting 

The later of 1:45pm or the conclusion of the General Meeting on Thursday 15 November 2018

Scheme Meeting 

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.

Wesfarmers Shares trade on the ASX on an ex-Demerger entitlements 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.