Recent Capital Raisings

  • Entitlement Offer and Share Placement 2021

    Bank of Queensland Limited (BOQ) announced on 22 February 2021 it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of Members Equity Bank Limited (ME Bank) for cash consideration of $1.325 billion. The acquisition will be funded by an underwritten capital raising of $1.35 billion.

    On 23 February 2021 BOQ announced the successful completion of the institutional component of its underwritten equity raising, having received strong support from BOQ’s existing institutional shareholders and new investors. The offer price for the new ordinary shares (New Shares) under the institutional component of the equity raising was $7.35 per New Share.

    The retail component of the Entitlement Offer opened on 1 March 2021 and closed at 5.00pm (Sydney time) on Wednesday, 10 March 2021. The results of the retail component of the Entitlement Offer were announced on Monday, 15 March 2021.
     

  • Capital Notes 2 Offer 2020

    On 26 October 2020 Bank of Queensland Limited announced its intention to raise $200 million through the offer of Capital Notes 2, with the ability to raise more or less (Offer). The Securityholder Offer closed on 17 November 2020 and the Broker Firm Offer closed on 23 November 2020. Following strong investor demand, the size of the Offer was increased to $260 million.

    The Capital Notes 2 were issued on 30 November 2020, and began trading on a normal settlement basis on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) on 1 December 2020 under the ASX code "BOQPF".

    Capital Notes 2 are fully paid, unsecured, non-cumulative, perpetual, convertible notes which will pay, subject to the issue terms and BOQ's discretion, preferred floating rate quarterly distributions which are expected to be fully franked. Capital Notes 2 are capable of being recognised as Additional Tier 1 Capital of BOQ under APRA's Prudential Capital Requirements.

    Capital Notes 2 Prospectus

    Capital Notes 2 Deed Poll

  • Share Purchase Plan Offer and Share Placement 2019

    On 25 November 2019, BOQ launched a capital raising comprising:

    ·         a fully underwritten $250 million institutional share placement (Placement); and

    ·         a non-underwritten share purchase plan (SPP) under which BOQ was targeting to raise approximately $25 million

    (together, the Offer).

    This additional capital strengthens BOQ’s balance sheet, provides an increased buffer above the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s (APRA) “unquestionably strong” Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) capital ratio benchmark and creates additional capacity for BOQ to implement its strategic priorities.

    On 26 November 2019, BOQ announced the successful completion of the $250 million Placement at a price of $7.78 per share. 

    The SPP opened on 3 December 2019 and closed on 20 December 2019.  On 30 December 2019, BOQ announced the successful completion of the SPP, with approximately $89.7 million raised and approximately 12.3 million shares issued on 2 January 2020 at a price of $7.27 per share, which represented a 2% discount to the VWAP of BOQ shares traded on ASX between 16 December and 20 December 2019.

    BOQ decided to accept all valid applications from Eligible Shareholders in full with no scale back.  Valid applications were received from approximately 6,803 Eligible Shareholders.

  • Capital Notes Offer 2017

    On 22 November 2017 Bank of Queensland Limited announced its intention to raise $300 million through the offer of Capital Notes, with the ability to raise more or less (Offer). The Offer closed on 15 December 2017 and following strong investor demand, the size of the Offer was increased to $350 million. 

    The Capital Notes were issued on 28 December 2017, and began trading on a deferred settlement basis on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) on 29 December 2017 under the ASX code "BOQPE". Trading on a normal T+2 settlement basis commenced on 3 January 2017.

    Capital Notes are fully paid, unsecured, non-cumulative, perpetual, convertible notes which will pay, subject to the issue terms and BOQ’s discretion, preferred floating rate quarterly distributions which are expected to be fully franked. Capital Notes qualify as Additional Tier 1 Capital of BOQ under APRA’s Prudential Capital Requirements.

    Capital Notes Prospectus

    Capital Notes Deed Poll

  • Entitlement Offer 2014

    On Friday 11 April 2014 BOQ announced a 3 for 26 accelerated renounceable entitlement offer of new BOQ ordinary shares at a price of $10.75 per new share, to raise approximately $400 million for the acquisition of Investec Bank (Australia) Limited.

    The institutional component of the entitlement offer closed on 16 April 2014, raising approximately $183 million with approximately 95% take-up by eligible institutional shareholders and the remaining entitlements sold in an institutional shortfall bookbuild at $12.05 per share. The retail component of the entitlement offer closed on 9 May 2014, raising approximately $125 million with 57% take-up by eligible retail shareholders and the remaining entitlements sold in an institutional shortfall bookbuild at $11.90 per share.

    View the 2014 Retail Entitlement Offer Booklet.

    View the ASX release - BOQ Announces Completion of Retail Bookbuild.

     

  • Convertible Preference Shares 2012

    Bank of Queensland Limited (BOQ) announced on 7 November 2012 its intention to raise $200 million through the offer of Convertible Preference Shares (CPS). The offer closed on 18 December 2012 raising a total of $300 million, the CPS were issued on 24 December 2012 and began trading on a deferred settlement basis on the ASX on 27 December 2012 under the code “BOQPD”. Trading on a normal settlement basis commenced on 31 December 2012.

    CPS are fully paid, non-cumulative, perpetual, convertible preference shares and qualify as Additional Tier 1 Capital under APRA’s Basel III capital adequacy framework which took effect from 1 January 2013.

    Full terms and conditions are contained in the Prospectus for the issue of BOQ Convertible Preference Shares.

  • Retail Shareholder Entitlement Offer 2012

    The 2012 Retail Shareholder Entitlement Offer closed at 5.00pm (Sydney time) on Tuesday, 24 April 2012.

    Under the Retail Entitlement Offer, eligible shareholders were able to subscribe for 8 New Shares for every 37 existing BOQ shares held, at an offer price of $6.05 per New Share. Normal trading of New Shares issued under the Retail Entitlement Offer is expected to commence on Wednesday, 2 May 2012.

    The retail component on the Entitlement Offer followed the successful completion of an institutional component of this equity raising. Of the approximate $284 million raised in the institutional component, approximately $150 million was raised through an institutional placement and approximately $134 million through the institutional component of the accelerated 8-for-37 pro-rata non-renounceable entitlement offer. 

    View the 2012 Entitlement Offer booklet.

  • Retail Shareholder Entitlement Offer 2009

    On Thursday, 17 September 2009, Bank of Queensland confirmed that it had successfully completed the retail component of the accelerated 1-for-9 pro-rata non-renounceable entitlement offer announced on 19 August 2009.

    The retail component of the Entitlement Offer closed on 14 September 2009 and raised approximately $110 million. This followed the completion of the institutional placement and institutional component of the Entitlement Offer which raised approximately $230 million.

  • Share Purchase Plan Offer and Share Placement - 2008/09

    BOQ raised $108 million through a share placement to institutional and sophisticated investors and the Share Purchase Plan (SPP) which closed January 23, 2009. This additional capital will be used to continue to fund the organic growth opportunities in BOQ's existing business.

    BOQ successfully raised $63 million of equity capital through a placement to institutional and sophisticated investors at $7.64 per share.

    This placement was in addition to approximately $45 million raised from the SPP. Participating in the SPP allowed eligible shareholders to increase their BOQ shareholding at a discount to the average market price and without paying any brokerage or other charges. The issue price for the SPP was also $7.64 per share (calculated by reference to a 7.5% discount to the 5-day VWAP ended 23 January 2009).

    The Share Purchase Plan 2008/09 Offer Document is available online

  • Perpetual Equity Preference Shares - 2007

    On Friday, 14 December 2007, Bank of Queensland (BOQ) announced that the offer of BOQ Perpetual Equity Preference Shares (BOQ PEPS) that closed on 10 December 2007 was heavily oversubscribed. As a result, BOQ exercised its option to raise A$50 million in oversubscriptions and, therefore, raised A$200 million of new capital. The proceeds of the offer of BOQ PEPS increased BOQ’s Tier 1 capital and will be used to fund further growth of its business.

    • Allocation Policy
      Valid Applications in the Shareholder Priority Offer were allocated 100% of their Applications up to $10,000 and 34.16% of the balance, rounded to the nearest whole BOQ PEPS
    • Valid Applications in the General Offer were not allocated any BOQ PEPS
    • Valid Applications under the Broker Firm Offer and the Institutional Offer were accepted in full
    • BOQ PEPS are trading on the ASX under the ASX code of BOQPC

    Syndicate
    ABN AMRO Rothschild acted as Structuring Adviser to the offer of BOQ PEPS. ABN AMRO Rothschild and Macquarie Equity Capital Markets acted as Joint Lead Managers and Underwriters.

    ABN AMRO Morgans and Macquarie Equities Limited acted as Co-Managers to the offer of BOQ PEPS.

    Prospectus

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