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Trading Shares in Hobsons Bay Community Financial Services Ltd

Altona Community Bank® Branch is operated by Hobsons Bay Community Financial Services Ltd . Hobsons Bay Community Financial Services Ltd also operates a Special Market called a Low Volume Market (LVM), to facilitate the trading of its shares. The conditions of this market are set out below.

Special Market Condition Notices - Low Volume Market (LVM)

Hobsons Bay Community Financial Services Ltd does not hold a license to operate a financial market and is not subject to market obligations, in particular the obligation to ensure that the market is fair, transparent and orderly. The market is covered by an exemption under section 791C of the Corporations Act. Hobsons Bay Community Financial Services Ltd does not provide a settlement service for trading in the market – it is the responsibility of the parties to a transaction to arrange payment between themselves.
Click on the following link to download a copy of the Corporations (Low Volume Financial Markets) Instrument 2016/888 in PDF format from the ASIC website: https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/F2016L01501.
Shares in Hobsons Bay Community Financial Services Ltd have characteristics that may differ from mainstream securities.
Special characteristics of Community Bank® companies
  • ‘One shareholder one vote’ constitutions rather than ‘one share one vote’.
  • Shareholder limit of 10% of issued capital for individuals and related entities.
  • There is a limit on profits that can be distributed to shareholders, including through dividends. By way of overview, the limit is the higher of:
    1. 20% of the profits of the Company otherwise available for distribution to shareholders in the financial year (after adding back Community Contributions during the year), and
    2. the weighted average interest rate on 90 day bank bills during the year plus 5%, multiplied by the value of the share capital on issue at the end of the financial year.
  • Persons who do not possess a ‘close connection’ with the community served by Hobsons Bay Community Financial Services Ltd can be prohibited from acquiring shares in the Company.
  • Share transfers which result in the number of shareholders in Hobsons Bay Community Financial Services Ltd falling below a fixed ‘Base Number’ will be prohibited.
  • These restrictions are intended to embed the community nature of Hobsons Bay Community Financial Services Ltd .

Directors of Hobsons Bay Community Financial Services Ltd have the right to refuse to register any transfer of shares in their unlimited discretion.

Full details of the restrictions on holding shares and Directors’ powers to refuse to register a transfer of shares are set out in the Company’s constitution. A copy of the constitution is available on request from the Company Secretary and/or LVM Contact:

Michael Pernar
Hobsons Bay Community Financial Services Ltd
PO Box 502 Laverton VIC 3028
pernarm@lcis.org.au

Prudent share purchasers will consider whether they should insist on Board approval of the share transfer as a condition precedent to their obligation to pay purchase money.

Stamp duty payable by the purchaser on the transfer of shares in the Company is no longer applicable in any State/Territory. It would however be prudent for the purchaser to confirm the current situation with the State or Territory Revenue Office where the Company was incorporated.

Trade History
Most recent share trades for Hobsons Bay Community Financial Services Ltd
Date Parcel Price (Per Share)
21/10/2019 125 $ 1.05
15/07/2019 2500 $ 1.10
20/12/2018 3156 $ 1.15
14/12/2018 656 $ 1.05
12/12/2018 1250 $ 1.20
03/09/2018 656 $ 1.05
26/02/2018 919 $ 1.00
26/02/2018 2500 $ 1.20
12/02/2018 6250 $ 1.05
13/12/2017 200 $ 1.15
13/10/2017 1000 $ 1.10
27/09/2017 188 $ 1.15
30/08/2017 1250 $ 1.00
25/08/2017 1969 $ 1.20
10/03/2017 1313 $ 1.20
26/09/2016 263 $ 1.10
19/08/2016 1313 $ 1.15
04/05/2016 1250 $ 1.20
30/03/2016 625 $ 1.20
19/10/2015 1250 $ 1.00
23/09/2015 6250 $ 1.00
11/09/2015 500 $ 1.10
24/05/2015 2500 $ 1.20
11/05/2015 1906 $ 1.20
15/03/2015 125 $ 1.20
14/01/2015 1313 $ 1.20
03/12/2014 500 $ 1.20
21/08/2014 40938 $ 1.20
15/08/2014 1250 $ 1.20
02/07/2014 1706 $ 1.20
01/07/2014 788 $ 1.20
02/06/2014 656 $ 1.15
14/05/2014 500 $ 1.20
Register of Interested Parties
Full list of interested traders including number of shares and desired trading price
Buyers
Parcel Max Purchase Price (Per Share) ID Interest Lodged
6250 $ 1.05 50 22/11/2019
3563 $ 1.05 42 21/10/2019
919 $ 1.00 36 12/02/2018
5000 $ 1.00 37 22/01/2018
1500 $ 1.05 35 01/12/2017
5250 $ 1.00 25 01/03/2016
362 $ 1.15 1 24/09/2013
Sellers
Parcel Min Sale Price (Per Share) ID Interest Lodged
750 $ 1.20 49 13/11/2019
Register your interest
In order to buy or sell shares in Hobsons Bay Community Financial Services Ltd you must first register your interest formally with the Company Secretary and/or LVM Contact.
Register your Interest Online
The online form allows you to:

Register an interest in buying shares

Register an interest in selling shares

Update an interest previously registered

Remove an interest previously registered

Online registration form
Register your Interest using hard copy forms

Alternatively, each of the online form actions can be achieved by using the hardcopy forms below.

If a registered buyer and seller agree to trade shares, the buyer must first seek approval from the Company's Board by completing the Share Purchase Form and sending it to the Company Secretary and/or LVM Contact.

Once approved, the registered buyer and seller must complete the Security Transfer Form and send it to the Company Secretary and/or LVM Contact.

Michael Pernar
Hobsons Bay Community Financial Services Ltd
PO Box 502 Laverton VIC 3028

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