We are working on upgrading our websites and despite our best endeavours have experienced census type calamities for almost a week now. Our apologies, we hope to have all problems resolved by Monday August 15th.

deListed Australia



Browse Australian delisted companies0-9A BC DE F GH IJ KL MN OP QR ST UV WX YZ
Browse terminated Australian managed funds0-9A BC DE FGH IJ KL MN OP QR ST UV WX YZ


Find any Australian or New Zealand company or fund (dead or alive) by using SEARCH above or go directly to the site:


Delisted from ASX 27/04/2012


Former (or subsequent) names


Shareholder links

Our website ranking of AUN: rating 5
(5 out of 5)


Computershare, Level 3, 60 Carrington Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Tel : +61 2 8234 5000
Fax : +61 2 8235 8150
RegistryWebsite RegistryEmail

Company details

Address: Level 1, 46-52 Mountain Street, ULTIMO, NSW, AUSTRALIA, 2007
Tel:  (02) 9251 6999 Fax: (02) 9295 0163

Date first listed: 20/07/1999
Company Secretary: Ms Deanne Weir
Sector: Media Industry Group: XDJ
Activities: Subscription television provider, offering primarily digital satellite services to customers in regional and rural areas - also dial-up internet and mobile phone services
delisted following completion of the scheme of arrangement whereby all of the Company¿s shares were acquired by FOXTEL Management Pty Ltd.27/04/2012
we understand the consideration for Austar's shares was $1.52 cash per share27/04/2012
the Scheme of Arrangement (Scheme) relating to FOXTEL Management" Pty Ltd (FOXTEL) acquisition of AUSTAR has today been implemented. In accordance with the Scheme, all AUSTAR shares not already controlled by Liberty Global, Inc (LGI) have been transferred to LGI Bidco Pty Limited (a subsidiary of LGI). Consideration of $1.52 cash per share is being despatched to Scheme Shareholders from today26/04/2012
we understand that on or about this date the company undertook, proposed to undertake or was the subject of the following corporate action: - FOXTEL to acquire AUSTAR by a series of transactions - this corporate event may appear elsewhere in this company record26/04/2012
The securities of Austar United Communications Limited (the "Company") will be suspended from quotation at the close of trading today, Monday 16 April 2012, at the request of the Company, following lodgement with ASIC of the court orders in relation to the scheme of arrangement under which FOXTEL Management Pty Ltd will acquire all of the Company" shares.16/04/2012
Austar makes a return of capital to shareholders of $0.2368 per share - shareholders need to reduce the cost base and reduced cost base of each share by $0.2368 - for each share that had a cost base of less than $0.2368, the difference is a capital gain in 2007-0801/11/2007
we understand that on or about this date the company made a capital return of 23 cents per share01/11/2007
company makes a capital return of $0.16 per share (paid 20 Sept, record date for entitlement 6 September 2006) - for each share that had a cost base equal to or more than $0.16, investors reduce the cost base and reduced cost base by $0.16 - for each share that had a cost base of less than $0.16, investors made a capital gain equal to the difference between the cost base and $0.16 ($0.16 minus the cost base) - investors also reduce the cost base and reduced cost base of each share to nil20/09/2006

ASX Announcements (courtesy of ASX)


Your comments

Please read our Terms before viewing comments.


Company Updates

Post your comments here

Please read our Terms before posting comments.
    You can post a comment here about this company

    Please click in the "I'm not a robot" box. If an image appears, enter the word/figures you see in the image.

    Posting your comments. Please wait...

    Directors' on-market share transactions (last 5)

    rss feeds

    Purchases Sales

    02/03/2009John PorterOn market750,000$0.800$600,000
    27/02/2009John PorterOn market250,000$0.825$206,250
    26/02/2009John PorterOn market2,600,000$0.841$2,186,600
    15/12/2008Roger AmosOn market14,500$0.680$9,860
    05/12/2008John PorterOn market1,200,000$0.712$853,920

    Click here for the last 20 transactions all companies

    Directors & Executives (current)

    Michael FriesChairman16/06/1999
    Timothy DowningDeputy Chairman, Independent Director23/06/1999
    John PorterCEO, Executive Director23/06/1999
    Philip KnoxCFO
    Roger AmosNon Exec Director29/05/2008
    John DickNon Exec Director22/04/2002
    Bernard DvorakNon Exec Director
    Balan NairNon Exec Director24/02/2009

    Date of first appointment, title may have changed.

    Directors & Executives (former)

    Shane O'NeillNon Exec Director05/01/200623/09/2011
    Gene SchneiderNon Exec Director23/06/199917/10/2008
    Justin GardenerNon Exec Director23/06/199929/05/2008
    William FerrisNon Exec Chairman23/04/200315/12/2005
    David JonesNon Exec Director23/04/200315/12/2005
    Howard MorganNon Exec Director23/04/200315/12/2005
    Leonard HarlanNon Exec Director23/04/200314/07/2003
    Mark SchneiderNon Exec Director14/07/2003
    John RiordanNon Exec Director01/06/199917/04/2003

    Date of first appointment, title may have changed.