Asaleo Care, 2021: A 264 page scheme book which was lodged with the ASX on April 23 and sent to shareholders. Vote was on June 1 with 99.86% of shares in favour and no shareholders poll reported.
Adelaide Bank-Bendigo Bank, 2007: merged in late 2007 with the Adelaide shareholders voting on a scheme but doesn't appear to have been a 50% of shareholders requirement. See results.
MIM-Xstrata, 2003: 89.1% of votes in favour and 58.5% of voting shareholders with 22,588 in favour and 15,971 against. Proxies discretion was 887 but vote on the day was clear majority in favour. See results.
Novion-Federation Centres, 2015: The merger which created Vicinity Centres was approved by 99.9% of voted shares with an 85% turn out but there doesn't appear to have been a separate poll of shareholders. See results.
Redflex, 2021: a 236 page scheme book for a $175m takeover by Arizona-based Verra Mobility was lodged with the ASX on April 8 and mailed to shareholders. The vote on May 10 saw 99.8% of voted shares in favour and 93.8% of voting shareholders although this was only 302 in favour and 20 against out of the 1400 who were eligible to vote, so the turnout was just 23%.
Zinifex-Oxiana, 2008: it was billed as a merger of equals but only the Zinifex shareholders got to vote. 99.3% of voted shares were in favour and 97.15% of the retail shareholders with 17,369 in favour and only 509 against. They had about 40,000 shareholders at the time, so retail turnout was an impressive 44.6%. See results.
Webster, 2020: A 394 page scheme book was lodged on December 17, 2019 and physically sent to shareholders. The vote on February 6 saw support from 95.25% of voted ordinary shares and 86.83% of shareholders (488 in favour and 74 against). Webster had around 3700 shareholders so the turnout was only around 15%. Webster was one of the last companies with preference shareholders and they voted the scheme down but it was subsequently approved anyway.
Westfield restructure, 2014: etc etc
Takeovers since the MIM deal in 2003 done without a scheme vote
WMC Resources: bought by BHP in 2005.
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