On 8 July 2014 Citi Group was appointed sponsors of ANZ's Level 1 American Depositary Receipt Program (ADR) in the United States of America.
- Citi Appointed Depositary Bank for Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited’s ADR Program – 8 July 2014 (PDF 25kB)
Information about ADRs is available from the Citi Depositary Page.
The ADRs were originally listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on 6 December 1994.
On 20 June 2007 ANZ announced its intention to withdraw this listing and also to fully deregister from the US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) ongoing reporting obligations.
The ADR's were delisted from the NYSE as of 12 July 2007, and have moved to a Level 1 Sponsored Program pursuant to which it is possible for the ADR's to be traded in the over-the-counter securities market on the OTC Link LLC electronic platform operated by OTC Markets Group Inc in the United States. Please note that ANZ is quoted on theOTC Link LLC under the symbol 'ANZBY'.
The SEC deregistration became effective in October 2007. Further details are set out in the following ANZ press releases:
- ANZ confirms deregistration from the SEC (PDF 32kB)
18 October 2007
- Filing of Form 15F with SEC and NYSE Delisting (PDF 124kB)
13 July 2007
- ANZ to deregister from SEC (PDF 25kB)
20 June 2007
- Notice to ADR Holders (PDF 24kB)
23 July 2008
Further, there will be no change in ANZ's ticker symbol (ANZBY).
Additionally, a cash distribution fee of up to US$0.01 per ADS will be assessed to ADR Holders during each cash distribution event that occurs in connection with ANZ's ADR program.
Following are the trading particulars of ANZ's ADRs:
DR Symbol ANZBY
DR Exchange OTC
Dividend payment and distribution
ADR Holders seeking information on their Shareholding should contact:
Citibank Shareholder Services
P.O. Box 43077
Providence, Rhode Island 02940-3077