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Investor FAQs

1.What year was Billabong established?
2.In which countries is Billabong sold?
3.What are the company's biggest product categories?
4.How long has Billabong been a public company?
5.Can I get an annual report?
6.What does Billabong manufacture overseas?
7.How do I get sponsored?
8.How do I apply for a job at Billabong?
9.Does Billabong have a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)?
10.How do I participate in a DRP?
1.What year was Billabong established?
 Billabong was founded in Australia in 1973.

2.In which countries is Billabong sold?
 Billabong products are sold in more than 100 countries, with its major regions being North America, Australasia and Europe.

3.What are the company's biggest product categories?
 Billabong and its suite of brands have a diversity of product categories that include apparel, accessories, footwear, sunglasses, watches and boardsports hardware including surfboards, skateboards and wetsuits. The most popular products include t-shirts, boardshorts, backpacks and swimwear.

4.How long has Billabong been a public company?
 Billabong International Limited undertook an initial public offering in 2000. The company's shares were subsequently listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in August 2000.

5.Can I get an annual report?
 If you are a shareholder in Billabong International you will be given the opportunity to receive a printed annual report. However, each of the company's annual reports can be found on this website under the section called 'Reports'.

6.What does Billabong manufacture overseas?
 The company generates revenue in more than 100 countries. Naturally, this requires a vast range of production sources to accommodate the various climates, quota and duty systems, freight and delivery schedules and other considerations. The company manages its key international sourcing requirements from an office in Hong Kong.

7.How do I get sponsored?
 Many of the athletes sponsored by brands within our Group have been spotted by our team managers, excelled within their chosen boardsport or otherwise identified as potential future talent. Entering surf, skate or snow competitions remains the best way to get in front of the right people. Just keep charging and keep improving and you could find yourself on the team.

8.How do I apply for a job at Billabong?
 Contact our office in the country in which you are seeking to work.

9.Does Billabong have a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRP)?
 A DRP was approved by the Directors on 21 August 2008. The terms of the DRP may be varied for each dividend. Please see the Dividend Information section of this website.

10.How do I participate in a DRP?
 This website contains a link through to the Company's share registry to allow investors to update their details online. The link is located at the bottom left of the main menu bar.