On 11 December 2018, The Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) was appointed Depository Bank of ANZ’s Level 1 American Depository Receipts (ADR) program in the United States of America.
- The Bank of New York Mellon Appointed Depositary Bank for Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited’s ADR Program – 11 December 2018
Information about ADRs is available from the the BNY Mellon Depository receipts website.
Information about ANZ ADRs, including ADR price performance and dividend payments, is available from BNY Mellon DR Directory website.
ANZ ADRs are traded in the United States over-the-counter market under the symbol ‘ANZBY’ with each ADR representing one ordinary share.
A cash distribution fee of up to US$0.01 per American Depository Share (ADS) will be assessed to ADR holders during each cash distribution event that occurs in connection with ANZ’s ADR program.
Trading particulars of ANZ’s ADRs:
DR symbol ANZBY
DR exchange OTC
Currency United States Dollars (ADRs and dividend distributions)
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 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 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.
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
ADR Holders seeking information on their Shareholding should contact BNY Mellon directly:
BNY Mellon Shareowner Services
P. O. Box 505000
Louisville, KY 40233-5000