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FOSTER'S GROUP LIMITED (FGL)

Delisted from ASX 20/12/2011

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REGISTRY:
Computershare, Yarra Falls, 452 Johnston Street, Abbotsford VIC 3067
Tel : +61 (0)3 9415 4000 or 1300 850 505 (within Australia)
Fax : +61 3 9473 2500
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Company details

Address: 77 Southbank Boulevard , SOUTHBANK , VIC, AUSTRALIA, 3006
Tel:  03 9633 2000 Fax: 03 9633 2002

Date first listed: 04/02/1982
Company Secretary: Mr Dan Last
Sector: Food Beverage & Tobacco Industry Group: XSJ
Activities: Production and marketing of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and a major investment in licensed properties.

delisted following completion of the scheme of arrangement with SABMiller Beverage Investments Pty Ltd

20/12/2011

we understand that under the Scheme of Arrangement the consideration was $5.40 per Fully Paid Share (the proposed Capital Return of 30 cents was cancelled and the consideration increased by $0.30 to $5.40 to compensate) and holders of Partly Paid Shares received between $1.36 and $2.17 depending on the unpaid portion of the issue price of their Partly Paid Shares

20/12/2011

the scheme of arrangement relating to the acquisition of Foster's Group Limited (Foster's) by SABMiller Beverage Investments Pty Ltd (an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of SABMiller plc) (SABMiller Beverage Investments) has today been implemented. Accordingly, all the ordinary shares in Foster's have now been acquired by SABMiller Beverage Investments

16/12/2011

JPMorgan Chase & Co sold a net 14,946,593 Foster's Group Ltd shares between November 15, 2011 and December 5, 2011, decreasing from 107,889,109 shares (5.56%)to 92,942,516 shares (4.79%)

12/12/2011

UBS AG bought and transferred in a net 105,829,815 Foster's Group Ltd shares between August 3, 2011 and December 1, 2011, becoming a substantial holder with 105,829,815 shares (5.45%)

06/12/2011

the securities of Foster's Group Limited (the "Company") will be suspended from quotation from the close of trading today, 2 December 2011, at the request of the Company, following lodgement with ASIC of the court orders in relation to the scheme of arrangement under which SABMiller plc will acquire all of the Company's shares

02/12/2011

we understand that on or about this date the company undertook, proposed to undertake or was the subject of the following corporate action: - takeover by SABMiller plc - this corporate event may appear elsewhere in this company record

02/12/2011

we understand that on or about this date the company demerged TREASURY WINE ESTATE LIMITED by way of a 1 for 3 distribution - the Demerged Entity represented 20.04% of the market value of the group as a whole immediately after the demerger

09/05/2011

many shareholders in this company have unclaimed money due to them - deListed provides a tracing service for a small administration fee that identifies where people can find unclaimed monies arising from compulsory acquisitions and also from dividend distributions, super contributions, inoperative bank, building society or credit union accounts, bequests and other sources - please click here for access to our Lost shares, Lost money?? service

17/11/2008

the company completes an off-market share buy-back - shareholders who took part in the buy-back received $5.82 per share, which included a fully franked dividend of $3.99 per share - for CGT purposes, shareholders are taken to have received $2.27 per share as the capital proceeds in respect of each share bought back - the date the shares were sold under the buy-back was 15 October 2007 - if the capital proceeds of $2.27 per share were more than the cost base of the share, the difference is a capital gain to the shareholder in 2007-08 - if $2.27 was less than the share's reduced cost base of each share, the difference is a capital loss

15/10/2007

company completes an off-market share buy-back - investors received $5.90 for each Foster's share bought back from them, made up of a fully franked dividend of $4.09, and capital proceeds of $1.81 - the Tax Office has determined that, for capital gains tax purposes, you are deemed to have received capital proceeds of $2.92 per share - for income tax purposes investors must include the dividend in their assessable income for the year ended 30 June 2007 - they should also include the franking credit if they are entitled to claim it - for capital gains tax purposes investors made a capital gain on each share for which they had a cost base of less than $2.92 or a capital loss on each share for which they had a reduced cost base greater than $2.92

10/04/2007

shares suspended from quotation pending the release of an announcement regarding the outcome of continuing discussions with Southcorp

22/04/2005

Foster's through its wholly owned subsidiary Beringer Blass Wines Pty Ltd, has agreed an offer to acquire Southcorp (this has been recommended by a majority of the Southcorp Board although notably CEO John Ballard said "I do not believe Foster's offer adequately compensates Southcorp shareholders for either the long term value of the Company or the substantial synergies that would be available to Foster's as a result of the transaction.") - under its revised offer, Foster's will increase its cash offer for Southcorp by 12 cents from $4.14 per share to $4.26 per share - this is Foster's final price in the absence of a superior offer

22/04/2005

shares reinstated to quotation

22/04/2005

shareholders who took part in the off-market share buy-back received $4.00 per share, which included a fully franked dividend of $2.19 per share - the date the shares were sold was 22 December 2003 - if the capital proceeds of $1.81 per share were more than the cost base of the share, the difference was a capital gain in 2003-04 - if $1.81 was less than the share's reduced cost base, the difference was a capital loss

22/12/2003

name changed from Foster's Brewing Group Limited

03/07/2001

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    Directors' on-market share transactions (last 5)

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    Purchases Sales

    DATEDIRECTORNATURENUMBERPRICEAMOUNT
    09/03/2010David CrawfordOn market10,000$5.390$53,900
    03/11/2009Max OuldOn market20,000$5.450$109,000
    02/09/2009Michael UllmerOn market10,000$5.340$53,400
    26/02/2008David CrawfordOn market7,086$5.370$38,052
    26/02/2008Ian JohnstonOn market5,072$5.370$27,237

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    Directors & Executives (current)

    NAMETITLEDATE OF APPT
    David CrawfordChairman
    Mark FlemingCFO
    Tony ReevesCFO08/11/2010
    Michael UllmerIndependent Director01/07/2008
    Judith SwalesNon Exec Director09/05/2011
    Michael WesslinkNon Exec Director09/05/2011
    Paula DwyerNon Exec Director09/05/2011
    Graeme McGregorDirector
    Dean MatthewsExecutive
    Chris KnorrInvestor Relations

    Date of first appointment, title may have changed.

    Directors & Executives (former)

    NAMETITLEDATE OF APPOINTMENTDATE OF RESIGNATION
    Max OuldNon Exec Chairman03/02/200409/05/2011
    Lyndsey CattermoleNon Exec Director25/10/199909/05/2011
    Ian JohnstonExecutive Director, CEO01/09/200709/05/2011
    Trevor O'HoyDirector, CEO05/04/200421/07/2008
    Frank SwanChairman26/08/199631/10/2007
    Colin CarterNon Exec Director01/03/200730/09/2007

    Date of first appointment, title may have changed.