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Goodman announces HK restructure implementation dates

Friday, 10 August 2012

Goodman Group (Goodman or Group) confirms that all of the conditions for the Restructure of the Group, through the addition of the Hong Kong incorporated company Goodman Logistics (HK) Limited (HKCo) to the existing Goodman stapled structure, have now been satisfied or waived.  The Restructure was approved by Securityholders at the Extraordinary General Meetings held on 30 March 2012.

Under the Restructure, Securityholders holding Securities on the Record Date will have an interest in HKCo shares distributed to them and stapled to their existing Stapled Securities on the Implementation Date in accordance with the timetable below.  After the Restructure, Securityholders will have the same economic interest in the operations of Goodman (and same number of stapled securities), however they will hold that interest through a stapled security comprising an ordinary share in Goodman Limited, an ordinary unit in Goodman Industrial Trust and a CHESS Depository Interest (CDI) over an ordinary share in HKCo. The new stapled securities will trade on ASX under Goodman's existing ASX Code, GMG.

Further information regarding the Restructure, CDIs and the rights attaching to HKCo shares is contained in Goodman’s Notice of Meetings and Information Memorandum dated 22 February 2012 (a copy of which may be accessed at www.goodman.com/extraordinary_general_meetings).

The key dates for the Restructure are as follows: 

Event Date
Announcement to ASX that the Restructure conditions have been satisfied or waived Friday 10 August
Deferred trading of Securities on ASX commence Thursday 14 August
Record Date for the Restructure  Monday 20 August 
Implementation date for Restructure  Wednesday 22 August 
Last day for trading of Securities on ASX on a deferred settlement basis  Monday 27 August 


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For further information, please contact Goodman:

Gregory Goodman
Group Chief Executive Officer
Tel +61 2 9230 7400

About Goodman

Goodman Group is an integrated property group with operations throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe, the United Kingdom and North America. Goodman Group, comprised of the stapled entities Goodman Limited and Goodman Industrial Trust, is the largest industrial property  group  listed  on  the  Australian  Securities  Exchange  and  one  of  the  largest  listed specialist fund managers of industrial property and business space globally.

Goodman’s global  property  expertise,  integrated  own+develop+manage  customer  service offering  and  significant  fund  management  platform  ensures  it  creates  innovativ e  property solutions that meet the individual requirements of its customers, while seeking to deliver long- term returns for investors.

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