Shareholders Information

Chairman’s Letter to investors: 27 August 2018

Listing information

Chorus has issued 429,641,197 ordinary shares and we are listed under the ticker CNU on the NZX Main Board in New Zealand and the ASX in Australia. In the United States, our American Depositary Receipts trade on the over-the-counter (OTC) market under the ticker CHRYY

Share registry

Chorus' share registrar in New Zealand and Australia is Computershare. You can manage your shareholding online via the Computershare investor centre. To change your address, update your payment instructions and to view your investment portfolio including transactions, please visit www.investorcentre.com/nz 

If you are logging in for the first time, please read the following document:

New Zealand

Computershare Investor Services Limited
Private Bag 92119
Auckland 1142
New Zealand

Australia

Computershare Investor Services Pty Limited
GPO Box 2975EE
Melbourne
Australia

NZX waivers and rulings

Chorus has been granted various waivers and rulings from NZX Main Board listing rules:

Annual Meetings

Chorus 2017 Annual Shareholders Meeting was held on Wednesday 1 November at 10:30am.

Presentations from the ASM

Chorus 2016 Annual Shareholders Meeting was held on Tuesday 1 November at 10:30am.
Chorus 2015 Annual Shareholders Meeting was  on Tuesday 27th October.

Bondholders

Credit Ratings
  • Standard & Poor's: BBB long-term, stable
  • Moody’s: Baa2 issuer and senior unsecured ratings, stable outlook
Euro Medium Term Notes
  • Series 1, Tranche 1:GBP234,823,000 6.75 per cent Notes due 6 April 2020 (ISIN XS0710033969)
  • Series 1, Tranche 2: GBP25,000,000 6.75 per cent Notes due 6 April 2020 (ISIN XS0710033969) and consolidated with Series 1, Tranche 1.
  • Series 2, Tranche 1: EUR500,000,000 1.125 per cent Notes due 18 October 2023 (ISIN XS1505890530)

Connecting with Chorus online

Would you like to receive communications from us, including on our dividend payments, annual and half year reports and other processes electronically? You will not only be able to view and download documents quickly and easily but you will be helping us reduce our environmental footprint. Legally, we need your permission to use your email address for electronic communications.

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Shares for good

Shares for Good has been established to provide a charitable home for unwanted shares and a place for those wanting to sell shares to benefit charities in New Zealand. Many people have small shareholdings that are more bother than they are worth, keeping or selling. Shares for Good is a pro-bono collaboration between JBWere, NZX, Computershare and Link Market Services. 100% of proceeds from the sale of your shares goes directly to the recipient charity.

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Investor FAQs

What is an American Depositary Receipt (ADR)?

An ADR is a negotiable U.S. certificate issued by a depositary bank representing ownership of shares in a non-U.S. corporation. Chorus’ depositary is the Bank of New York Mellon. ADRs can be bought through a U.S. broker in the same manner as U.S. securities. 

American Depositary Shares (ADSs), each representing five ordinary Chorus shares and evidenced by ADRs are not listed but are traded on the over-thecounter (OTC) market in the United States under the ticker symbol ‘CHRYY’. 

For more information visit www.adrbnymellon.com and search for the Chorus ADR profile. 
 

Why can’t I find Chorus on the Computershare Australia investor portal?

Australian shareholders currently need to access their Chorus holdings details via the Computershare New Zealand investor portal: www.investorcentre.com/nz

A Faster Identification Number (FIN) and Shareholder Number is initially required to log-in to this portal. Please note: your Shareholder Number is not the same number as a Holder Identification Number (HIN).

New shareholders who are on the Australian and CHESS registers will receive their FIN by post. A FIN or Shareholder Number can also be obtained by contacting Computershare Investor Services Limited in New Zealand at enquiry@computershare.co.nz or by calling +64 9 488 8777
 

How do I update my shareholder details for a change of address/email?

Please either contact the share registrar, Computershare Investor Services (phone: +64 9 488 8777 or email enquiry@computershare.co.nz, or you can update your details online by logging on at www.investorcentre.com/nz

Select ‘My profile’ and click on the ‘update’ button on the communication preferences tile. 

Note: If you don’t already have a User ID and password you will need your CSN or Holder Number and FIN to register your account. 

I need a dividend statement for tax purposes. How can I request one?

You can log on and view dividend details for your holding at www.investorcentre.com/nz. Select ‘Statements and Documents’ and click on ‘Chorus Limited’ to view all available payment statements. 

Note: If you don’t already have a User ID and password you will need your CSN or Holder Number and FIN to register your account. 

Alternatively, email enquiry@computershare.co.nz or call +64 9 488 8777.