Supplementary Offering Circular - BHPWAI and RIOWAD
Fri 15 Feb 2002
Published: Mon 18 Feb 2002 08:42:25
Document No: 187139
Document part: A
Market Flag: N
Classification: Structured Products Issuer Report
AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND BANKING GROUP 2002-02-15 ASX-SIGNAL-G HOMEX - Melbourne +++++++++++++++++++++++++ Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd ABN 11 005 357 522 (ANZ) has made the following changes to the BHPWAI and RIOWAD Series of warrants (Warrants) effective 15 February 2002: BHPWAI Exercise Price (per Underlying Security): $12.00 RIOWAD Exercise Price (per Underlying Security): $42.00 This is a Supplementary Offering Circular to the Offering Circular dated 20 September as updated by Supplementary Offering Circulars dated 22 October 2001, 14 November 2001, 4 December 2001 and 5 December 2001 issued by ANZ as Warrant Issuer and ANZ Securities Limited ABN 16 004 997 111 (ANZ Securities) as Broker to the Issue (Offering Circular). There were no holders of the Warrants other than ANZ or its associates at the time of the change. No other term of the Warrants was varied and no other part of the Offering Circular is affected. No other circumstance has arisen and no other information has become available since the date of the Offering Circular that should materially affect an investor's assessment of the risks, rights and obligations associated with the Warrants or the capacity of the Issuer to honour and to perform its obligations in respect of the Warrants. Copies of the Offering Circular may be obtained from ANZ Securities by calling 1800 337 358. This Supplementary Offering Circular is issued for the purposes of the ASX Business Rules. Unless the context otherwise requires, interpretation rules applying to the Offering Circular apply in this Supplementary Offering Circular. This is not a disclosure document registered or lodged under Part 6D of the Corporations Law and Australian Stock Exchange Limited and Australian Securities and Investments Commission take no responsibility for its contents. Neither BHP Billiton Limited nor Rio Tinto Limited has had no involvement in the preparation and issue of this Supplementary Offering Circular. ANZ Securities engages in market making activities in relation to the Warrants and is responsible for managing the hedging strategies of its associate, ANZ. For these purposes, a related body corporate beneficially owns all of the Warrants not held by investors. The number of Warrants held necessarily fluctuates from time to time. In managing the hedging strategies, ANZ Securities may deal in shares the subject of Warrants or any derivative of those shares. Potential investors should always seek expert independent advice relating to their own financial situation and objectives before investing in warrants.