Islamabad Stock Exchange completes demutualization process by transfer of shares

Islamabad, August 17, 2012 (PPI-OT): Islamabad Stock Exchange (ISE) has completed the scheme of Corporatization, Demutualization and Integration Act 2012 by transferring shares equally among the approved 121 initial shareholders of the Exchange (Members).

The general body of Islamabad Stock Exchange has unanimously approved new Memorandum and Articles of Association of Islamabad Stock Exchange Limited for converting its status to company limited by shares, as approved by Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) in its meeting held on August 16, 2012 at Marriot Islamabad.

ISE submitted the new articles along with the other relevant documents today to the Registrar. Within seven days of receipt of this information by the Registrar, the Registrar shall issue a certificate of re-registration to the stock exchange as evidence of its change in status from a company limited by guarantee to a public company limited by shares.

The directors of the stock exchange holding office on the date of corporatization shall automatically cease to hold such office on receipt of the certificate of re-registration by the stock exchange and shall stand replaced by the first directors and after completion of this process new directors of the exchange will be elected within 30 days of demutualization.

For more information, contact:
Islamabad Stock Exchange
ISE Towers
55-B, Jinnah Avenue, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel: +92(51)111-473-473
Fax: +92(51)111-473-329

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