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Notice under paragraph 5 of Category 1 of Schedule C to the ASIC Class Order 02/1180
On 3 September 2003 AWB Limited (AWB) announced the successful placement to institutional investors of 41,100,000 Class B Shares (the Issue), raising approximately $152 million. These shares were issued, and are expected to be quoted on ASX, today. This announcement is provided for the purpose of confirming with ASX the satisfaction by AWB of all the requirements under paragraph 5 of Category 1 of Schedule C to Class Order 02/1180 as amended) (CO 02/1180).
In accordance with CO 02/1180, AWB notifies ASX in relation to the Issue that all information of the kind that would be required to be disclosed under section 713(5) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) if a prospectus were to be issued in reliance on section 713 of that Act (special prospectus content rules for continuously quoted securities) in relation to an offer of the securities comprised in the Issue has been disclosed to ASX.