If you are unable to find the answer to your query please contact us here. Abacus Group provides these FAQs to investors as general information about their investment only. Abacus Group does not give investment advice.
An Abacus Group stapled security comprises of one unit in each of Abacus Trust, Abacus Income Trust and Abacus Storage Property Trust and one share in Abacus Group Holdings Limited, Abacus Group Projects Limited and Abacus Storage Operations Limited. The unit and the share are stapled together and cannot be transferred or sold separately.
Our securities can be purchased or sold on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX:ABP) via your broker. If you do not have a broker you can use the ASX Find a Broker or Advisor service.
The value of your investment can be determined by multiplying the number of securities held by the current security price. The number of securities can be found on your latest Distribution Advice or CHESS statement. Security price information is available here.
Distributions are currently paid on a six monthly basis. The periods are 30 June with payments usually processed in August and 31 December with payments usually processed in February.
The Distribution Investment Plan allows you to reinvest your distributions in additional stapled securities in Abacus Group without incurring brokerage. Click here for more details.
For capital gains tax purposes (CGT), investors who sell their Abacus Group securities will need to apportion the cost of each security and the consideration received on disposal of each security between the units in the trusts and share the companies. For more information please click here.
The annual tax statement for the year ended 30 June is issued in August each year to all investors who held Abacus Group securities during the tax year. For more information please click here.
If you have a CHESS-sponsored holding (prefixed with an “X”) you must change your details through your broker. If you have an issued sponsored holding (prefixed with an “I”) then you can update your details by using the Investor login here.
You are not required by law to provide us with your TFN or exemption. However, if you do not provide your TFN or exemption, withholding tax at the highest marginal rate may be deducted from your distribution. If you have not supplied this information and wish to do so, please contact your broker or Investor login here.
The contact details for Abacus Group registry, Boardroom Pty Limited can be found here.
You can elect to receive your distribution advice, notice of meetings, proxy forms, annual reports and annual taxation statements electronically. This ensures we are providing you with information you need in the fastest, most cost-effective manner possible, while also reducing our environmental impact. Because security and privacy of your details are important, you will always be emailed a link to a secured, encrypted website rather than receiving any attached documents via email. If you want to set up this facility you can so via the Investor login here or contact the registry directly for a form to complete.