Early redemption of certain sterling hybrid notes

On 14 October 2015, BHP announced it had priced £600,000,000 of subordinated fixed rate reset notes in the Sterling market at 6.500 per cent. The notes were issued by BHP Billiton Finance Limited and due in 2077 (ISIN XS1309437215), (the “Notes”).

Today, BHP announces that in accordance with its group strategy and strong liquidity position it has given notice to the holders of the Notes that it will exercise its contractual option to redeem and cancel the Notes.

The Notes shall be redeemed on 22 October 2022 (the “Redemption Date”) at their outstanding principal amount plus any accrued interest in accordance with their terms and conditions.

Payment in respect of the Notes will be made on the next business day following the Redemption Date, 24 October 2022.

The terms and conditions of the Notes are available on BHP’s website at the following link: www.bhp.com/investors/debt-investors/debt-investors

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