RG 5 Relevant interests and substantial holding notices
Issued 27 August 2020
This guide is for investors who acquire an interest in the securities of a company or managed investment scheme, and their advisers. It:
- discusses the concept of a ‘relevant interest’ and various issues a person must consider in determining whether they have a relevant interest in securities under the Corporations Act 2001 (Corporations Act);
- explains the requirement for a person to disclose the relevant interest in voting shares and voting interests that they and their associates have when they acquire or maintain a substantial holding in a listed company, body or managed investment scheme; and
- outlines ASIC’s class order modifications to the relevant interest and substantial holding provisions.
See Cross-references to June 2013 takeover regulatory guidance for information about consolidation of previous guidance