2014

Westpac Announces Expiration and Final Results of Tender Offers For Any and All of Four Series of Notes: 3.18% Guaranteed Senior Notes due July 16, 2014

2.900% Guaranteed Senior Notes due September 10, 2014

Guaranteed Floating Rate Senior Notes due July 16, 2014

Guaranteed Floating Rate Senior Notes due September 10, 2014

SYDNEY, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Westpac Banking Corporation announced today that its previously announced cash tender offers for any and all of its 3.18% Guaranteed Senior Notes due July 16, 2014 (the "3.18% Notes"), 2.900% Guaranteed Senior Notes due September 10, 2014 (the "2.900% Notes"), Guaranteed Floating Rate Senior Notes due July 16, 2014 (the "July 2014 Floating Rate Notes") and Guaranteed Floating Rate Senior Notes due September 10, 2014 (the "September 2014 Floating Rate Notes," and collectively with the 3.18% Notes, the 2.900% Notes and the July 2014 Floating Rate Notes, the "Notes") expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on June 11, 2013 (the "Expiration Time").

Based on the final tabulation provided by Global Bondholder Services Corporation, the depositary and information agent for the tender offers, the aggregate principal amount of Notes of each series validly tendered and not validly withdrawn at or prior to the Expiration Time is set forth in the table below.


Title of Security


CUSIP No.


ISIN No.


Aggregate Principal
Amount Validly
Tendered and not
Validly Withdrawn








Fixed Rate Notes














3.18% Guaranteed Senior Notes
due July 16, 2014


9612ENAE7


US9612ENAE77


US$200,000,000








2.900% Guaranteed Senior


9612EMAH2


US9612EMAH26


US$1,002,466,000

Notes due September 10, 2014


9612ENAH0


US9612ENAH09










Floating Rate Notes














Guaranteed Floating Rate Senior


9612EMAF6


US9612EMAF69


US$1,142,500,000

Notes due July 16, 2014


9612ENAF4


US9612ENAF43










Guaranteed Floating Rate Senior


9612EMAJ8


US9612EMAJ81


US$1,405,300,000

Notes due September 10, 2014


9612ENAJ6


US9612ENAJ64










Westpac has accepted for purchase all Notes validly tendered and not validly withdrawn at or prior to the Expiration Time, with settlement expected to occur June 13, 2013.

BofA Merrill Lynch served as global dealer manager and Westpac Banking Corporation served as co-dealer manager outside the United States, and Global Bondholder Services Corporation served as the depositary and information agent for the tender offers.

Requests for documents may be directed to Global Bondholder Services Corporation toll-free at (866) 389-1500 or in writing at 65 Broadway – Suite 404, New York, New York 10006, Attention: Corporate Actions. Questions regarding the tender offers in the United States may be directed to BofA Merrill Lynch at (888) 292-0070 (toll-free) or (980) 683-3215 (collect) and by investors outside the United States to BofA Merrill Lynch at the numbers above or to Westpac Banking Corporation at + 61 2 8253 4574.

Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141

SOURCE Westpac Banking Corporation




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