INVESTOR CENTRE

As the commercial investment arm of Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Quayside Holdings Limited issued a registered prospectus on behalf of the council on 12 March 2008 which offered 200,000,000 Perpetual Preference shares in Quayside Holdings Limited to the general public at $1 per share.

The proceeds from the sale of the shares are available for Bay of Plenty Regional Council to invest in infrastructure projects in the Bay of Plenty region. The Perpetual Preference Shares have no fixed term and are not redeemable. Holders of the Perpetual Preference Shares are entitled to receive dividends which are fully imputed, quarterly in arrears.

The current share price for Quayside Holding’s Perpetual Preference Share issue is listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange at www.nzx.com. The security code is QHLHA.

DIVIDENDS

Dividends are paid quarterly in arrears in March, June, September and December each year. The dividend rate is reset every three years to the three-year interest swap rate plus a margin of 1.70%. this rate is applicable for all dividends paid in the reset period. The most recent reset was on 12 March 2020, where the rate for the following three year period was set at 2.46%. The next reset will be on 12 March 2023.

INVESTMENT STATEMENT
& PROSPECTUS

On 31 January 2008, an investment statement was issued by Quayside Holdings Limited offering to the general public 200 million Perpetual Preference Shares at $1 each. The investment statement and prospectus specify the terms and conditions of the offer as required by the Securities Act 1978. Click here to read the full investment statement.

INFORMATION ON YOUR
SHAREHOLDING

Quayside Holdings Limited uses Computershare to administer its share register for the Perpetual Preference Shares. For information on your shareholding or to change your details, contact Computershare direct on:

email enquiry@computershare.co.nz,
telephone +64 9 488 8777,
website www.computershare.com/nz

Or by writing to:

The Registrar,
Computershare Investor Services Limited,
Private Bag 92 119,
Auckland 1142,
New Zealand

DOWNLOAD OUR LATEST ANNUAL REPORT

Click here to download the latest Annual Report for the Quayside group of companies.

FAQS

How is the dividend rate calculated?
How often is the dividend rate set?
What is the current dividend rate?
How can I buy more or sell my units?
How can I change my address?
I no longer want to receive an annual report
I wish to receive communications and annual reports by e-mail
What sort of investment is it?
Can the shares ever be cancelled?
Will tax already be paid on my dividends?
How is the dividend rate calculated?

The dividend rate is the three-year interest swap rate, plus a margin of 1.70%.  The dividend rate formula is defined in the investment statement and prospectus dated 31 January 2008.

How often is the dividend rate set?

The dividend rate is reset every three years. The most recent reset was on 12 March 2020, where the rate was set for three years. This rate will be applicable through to 12 March 2023, at which point the rate will be reset once more.

What is the current dividend rate?

The current rate, as set on 12 March 2020, is 2.46%. This rate is applicable until 12 March 2023, when the rate will be reset again.

How can I buy more or sell my units?

Quayside Holdings Limited Perpetual Preference Shares are listed on the NZDX (visit www.nzx.com – security code QHLHA) and can be traded through your broker. Refer to the following link for a list of brokers in your region: https://www.nzx.com/services/market-participants/find-a-participant. Further information about your current holding in Quayside Perpetual Preference Shares can be obtained from Computershare Investor Services on email enquiry@computershare.co.nz.

How can I change my address?

Quayside’s member register is maintained by Computershare. Please email them at enquiry@computershare.co.nzor phone on +64 9 488 8777 to change your communication preferences.

I no longer want to receive an annual report

Communications for our Perpetual Preference Shares are managed by Computershare. Please email them at enquiry@computershare.co.nzor phone on +64 9 488 8777 if you no longer wish to receive the annual report.

I wish to receive communications and annual reports by e-mail

Communications for our Perpetual Preference Shares are managed by Computershare. Please email them at enquiry@computershare.co.nz or phone on +64 9 488 8777 to change your communication preferences.

What sort of investment is it?

The securities are Perpetual Preference Shares. Perpetual Preference Shares have no fixed term and are not redeemable. Dividends are paid on the shares quarterly in arrears. The shares carry no voting rights.

Can the shares ever be cancelled?

The shares can/must be repurchased by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council (100 per cent owner of Quayside) under the following scenarios:

Put option exercised by shareholders: shareholders may, by special resolution, require the Bay of Plenty Regional Council to purchase back the shares at $1, in any of the following events:

  • Quayside Holdings fails to make a dividend payment within five business days of the dividend date;
  • Quayside Holdings ceases to carry on business; or
  • Quayside Holdings is subject to insolvency, liquidation, receivership or similar.

Call option exercised by the Bay of Plenty Regional Council, under the following two scenarios:

  • The council can choose to buy back the shares at any time, so long as at least 100 million shares remain uncalled. The purchase price will be the greater of $1 or the average price that the shares have been trading at on the NZDX over the 10 preceding business days; or
  • The council can choose to buy back all the shares if there is a ‘change in relevant regulation’ (for a definition of this refer to the investment statement), which has a material effect on the regulatory or tax treatment of the Perpetual Preference Shares or increases the cost to Quayside of maintaining the shares. The purchase price in this instance will be $1.
Will tax already be paid on my dividends?

Yes – dividends are expected to be fully imputed, meaning the tax on the dividend is already paid for you. The cash amount you can expect to receive is the dividend, less 28 per cent tax (being the current company tax rate).  A dividend certificate will be received which shows you the gross amount of the dividend and the tax that has been paid on your behalf. This information should be used when completing your annual tax return.

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