31 January 2022
On 25 January 2022, BHP announced that the UK Court had sanctioned the BHP Group Plc (Plc) scheme of arrangement (the Plc Scheme) to effect the unification of BHP’s corporate structure. BHP is pleased to confirm that the Plc Scheme became effective at approximately 9:00pm (GMT) on 28 January 2022 in accordance with its terms and the entire issued and to be issued share capital of Plc will be owned by BHP Group Limited (Limited).
As part of the unification process, amendments to BHP Group Limited’s constitution were approved by Limited shareholders at the general meeting of Limited shareholders held on 20 January 2022. The amended constitution becomes effective today and a copy has been separately provided to the ASX and is available at bhp.com.