Scheme of Arrangement Approved by the Supreme Court of Victoria

Source: SMEC - www.smec.com

21 July 2016

SMEC: Further to the announcement on 8 July 2016, SMEC Holdings Limited ("SMEC") confirms that earlier today the Supreme Court of Victoria approved the scheme of arrangement between SMEC and its ordinary shareholders under which Surbana Jurong Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd (SJ) will acquire 100% of the share capital of SMEC (Scheme).

The office copy of the order made by the Supreme Court of Victoria will be lodged with ASIC tomorrow and after this has occurred, the Scheme will be legally effective under section 411(10) of the Corporations Act. Accompanying this announcement is a copy of the Court order to be lodged with ASIC. View Court order here.

The remaining key dates for the implementation of the Scheme are as follows:

Event Date
Lodgement by SMEC with ASIC of the Court orders approving the Scheme (Effective Date)
Tuesday 19 July 2016
Record Date: time and date for determining
entitlements to Scheme Consideration
7.00pm on Thursday 21 July 2016
Implementation Date: payment of Scheme Consideration to shareholders and transfer of all shares to SJ
Monday 25 July 2016

Subject to the above implementation of the Scheme, completion of the option cancellation proposal (that is, payment of consideration to option holders and cancellation of all options) will also occur on Monday, 25 July 2016.

Shareholders who have registered Australian banking details with Link Market Services will have their Scheme Consideration deposited directly into their bank accounts on 25 July 2016. Non Australian shareholders will receive payment by cheque in Australian dollars. The Company Secretary will facilitate distribution of the cheques as quickly and securely as possible.

Any changes to the above timetable will be announced on SMECís Investor Centre.

 

Contact

Philip Wilcox, Company Secretary and Manager Corporate Governance
T: +61 2 9925 5689 M: +61 434 605 910

 

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