19 June 2017
BHP today celebrated its thirty year anniversary of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), with Chief Financial Officer Peter Beaven, ringing the closing bell.
Peter Beaven together with leaders from BHP’s US business including President Operations Petroleum, Steve Pastor, and Group Company Secretary, Margaret Taylor, attended the ceremony.
Mr Beaven said the company was proud to be part of the NYSE, one of the world’s largest and preeminent stock exchanges.
“Since we listed on the NYSE our North American shareholder base has grown significantly and now represents over a quarter of our institutional shareholder base.
“A global company benefits from access to global funds and trading on the NYSE provides an important source of equity capital. It has also provided North American investors with an accessible way to invest directly in BHP. Our international investor base mirrors our global approach to business and trade.
“BHP is committed to creating long-term shareholder value and we value our long-term association with the NYSE.”
The Closing Bell ringing event by BHP can be viewed on the NYSE website.
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