UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

Form 6-K

REPORT OF FOREIGN PRIVATE ISSUER

PURSUANT TO RULE 13a-16 OR 15d-16

UNDER THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

June 10, 2022

 

 

BHP GROUP LIMITED

(ABN 49 004 028 077)

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA

(Jurisdiction of incorporation or organisation)

171 COLLINS STREET, MELBOURNE, VICTORIA 3000 AUSTRALIA

(Address of principal executive offices)

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant files or will file annual reports under cover of Form 20-F or Form 40-F:    ☒  Form 20-F    ☐  Form 40-F

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NEWS RELEASE

 

Release Time

  

IMMEDIATE

Date   

10 June 2022

Release Number   

20/22

Merger Dividend

Following BHP Group’s (BHP) in specie dividend of Woodside Energy Group Limited (Woodside) shares on 1 June 2022, JP Morgan has completed the sale via bookbuild of the Woodside shares of ineligible overseas shareholders and BHP shareholders that elected to participate in the sale facility, and the Woodside shares represented by the rounding treatment of the in specie dividend.

The average price of the Woodside shares sold was A$29.15.

The following table details the currency exchange rates applicable to the remittance of proceeds from the sale of the Woodside shares under the sale facility.

 

Currency

   Exchange rate    Average price of Woodside shares

sold in local currency

United States dollars

   0.7184    US$20.94

British pounds

   0.5767    GBP£16.81

New Zealand dollars

   1.1135    NZ$32.46

South African rand

   11.0749    ZAR322.83

Proceeds are expected to be distributed to participating shareholders on 20 June 2022 in the currency and manner in which the relevant shareholder is paid their BHP dividends, but in the case of dematerialised BHP shareholders on the South African branch share register, in South African rand only.

BHP will donate the proceeds from the sale of the rounded shares to charity.

Authorised for lodgement by:

Stefanie Wilkinson

Group Company Secretary


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BHP Group Limited ABN 49 004 028 077

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Registered in Australia

Registered Office: Level 18, 171 Collins Street

Melbourne Victoria 3000 Australia

Tel +61 1300 55 4757 Fax +61 3 9609 3015

 

 

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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.

 

      BHP Group Limited
Date: June 10, 2022     By:  

/s/ Stefanie Wilkinson

    Name:   Stefanie Wilkinson
    Title:   Group Company Secretary
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