Class Action Against Macmahon Holdings Limited

NSD 1346/2015 Hopkins v Macmahon Holdings Limited

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered a registration and opt out process for the class action against Macmahon Holdings. If you acquired shares in Macmahon Holdings Limited between 2 May 2012 and 19 September 2012 you should read the important information about this process below. If you do not take any action in response to the Court’s orders you may lose some or all of your rights in this class action.

A class action has been commenced against Macmahon Holdings Limited (Macmahon Holdings) in the Federal Court of Australia by David Scott Hopkins, as a representative party on behalf of himself and all Macmahon Holdings shareholders who:

(i) acquired shares in Macmahon Holdings (ASX:MAH) between 2 May 2012 and 19 September 2012 (inclusive);

(ii) suffered loss and damage as a result of the conduct of Macmahon (as alleged); and

(iii) have not settled their claims with Macmahon Holdings.

Such persons are defined as group members.

The Applicant’s Amended Statement of Claim can be viewed, downloaded and printed here.
The Respondent’s Defence can be viewed, downloaded and printed here.

The Federal Court has ordered that a notice be published for the information of persons who might be group members and thus may be affected by the action.

This notice can be viewed, downloaded and printed here.

If you are a group member you should read this notice carefully.  Any questions you have concerning the matters contained in this notice should not be directed to the Court.  If there is anything in it that you do not understand, you should seek legal advice.

This notice is part of a court-ordered process to assist the parties to attempt to resolve this proceeding by settlement. In order to do that, the parties need to know how many group members would participate in any settlement of the proceeding, and the potential value of their claims.

Class members wishing to participate in any potential settlement of the proceeding must register their claims by 4.00 pm on 10 February 2017. If you do not register, you may lose any rights you have to compensation. You can commence the process of registering your claim by completing the form below. We will then send you an email setting out the information you need to provide to us to complete your registration for the Macmahon Holdings class action.

If you prefer, you may commence the registration process by calling us on (02) 9216 9898.

If you have questions about the Macmahon Holdings class action or the Court’s notice please email us at info@acalawyers.com.au or call us on (02) 9216 9898.

Relevant documents

Macmahon Holdings class closure notice
Macmahon Holdings opt out notice
Applicant’s Amended Statement of Claim
Respondent’s Defence