ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited (ANZ) issued NZ$500 million capital notes (Capital Notes) on 31 March 2015. The Capital Notes are mandatory convertible, non-cumulative perpetual subordinated debt securities. Depending on the circumstances, the Capital Notes may be repaid, converted into shares in Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZBGL) or written off. The Capital Notes will not be guaranteed by any person, and ANZBGL does not guarantee ANZ.
The paragraph above is a summary only. Full details of the Capital Notes are contained in the investment statement dated 23 February 2015 (“Investment Statement”) and in the "Note Terms" forming schedule 1 of the deed poll dated 23 February 2015 (as amended from time to time) (“Deed Poll”) made by ANZ. The information in the Investment Statement was correct as at the issue date (31 March 2015). Copies of these documents are available by clicking on the links below or by calling (09) 252 6507.
The Capital Notes are riskier than a bank deposit.
The Capital Notes are not call deposits or term deposits with ANZ and may not be suitable for many investors.