Corporations Act 2001
(a) prepare a notice in the prescribed form that:
(i) states that the bidder and their associates have relevant interests in at least 90% (by number) of the securities in the bid class; and
(ii) informs the holder of bid class securities about their right to be bought out under this Part; and
(iii) sets out the terms on which the holder may be bought out; and
(b) lodge the notice with ASIC; and
(c) give the notice to each other person who:
(i) is a holder of securities in the bid class on the day on which the notice is lodged with ASIC; and
(ii) has not been given a compulsory acquisition notice under section 661B when the notice under subsection (2) is given; and
(d) give the notice to each relevant market operator on the same day as it is lodged with ASIC if the target is listed.
If alternative forms of consideration were offered under the takeover bid, the notice must specify which of those forms will apply to the acquisition of the holder's securities if the holder does not give the bidder an election notice under subsection 662C(1).
Note: The notice is [ sic ] be given to everyone who holds bid class securities on the day on which the notice is lodged with ASIC. Under section 662C, anyone who acquires the securities after that day may require the bidder to acquire the securities.
(a) during, or within 1 month after the end of, the offer period; and
(b) on the day the bidder lodges the notice with ASIC or on the next business day.
The notices cannot be withdrawn.662B(3) Manner of giving notice to holders.
(a) personally; or
(b) by sending it by post to the address for the holder in the register of members, debenture holders or option holders.
A notice sent by post is taken to be given 3 days after it is posted.662B(4) [ Method of dispatch]
(a) if the notice is to be sent to the holder outside Australia - by pre-paid airmail post or by courier; or
(b) if the notice is to be sent to the holder in Australia - by pre-paid ordinary post or by courier.
This subsection does not limit the manner in which the document may be sent to the holder.
Note: Section 109X makes general provision for service of documents.