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Westfield Group restructure - capital distribution and dividend - creating a new stapled security (2010)

Find out about the 2010 Westfield Group restructure and the CGT obligations you may have.

Last updated 5 July 2011


This document contains information about the 2010 Westfield Group restructure and creation of a new stapled security.

This information applies to you if:

  • you are an individual, not a company or trust
  • you are an Australian resident for tax purposes
  • you held stapled securities in the Westfield Group as at 17 December 2010
  • you did not acquire your stapled securities under an employee share scheme
  • any gain or loss you made on the shares is treated only as a capital gain or capital loss - this means that you held your shares as an investment asset, not
    • as trading stock
    • as part of carrying on a business, or
    • to make a short-term or one-off commercial gain.