UAE’s Dewa IPO subscription interval opens as we speak


Dubai Electrical energy and Water Authority (DEWA) has introduced the beginning of the subscription interval for its preliminary public providing and introduced the value vary of the shares.  

The worth vary is about between Dhs2.25 and Dhs2.48 per share, implying a market capitalisation of between Dhs112.5bn ($30.63bn) and Dhs124bn ($33.76bn), which might make Dewa the most important firm on the Dubai Monetary Market (DFM) by market capitalisation.

A complete of three.25 billion shares, equal to six.5 per cent of DEWA’s current shares, can be supplied, with the promoting shareholder reserving the fitting to extend the dimensions of the providing. Emirates Funding Authority, ADQ, UAE Strategic Funding Fund, Multiply Group, Alpha Dhabi Companions and Funding Holdings will grow to be cornerstone buyers within the IPO with a complete dedication of as much as roughly Dhs4.7bn (roughly $1.3bn), on account of the cornerstone funding agreements signed with DEWA on March 23.

All shares to be supplied shall signify the sale of current shares held by the Authorities of Dubai.

The IPO subscription interval begins as we speak and runs till April 2 for the UAE retail providing and April 5 for the certified investor providing.  The ultimate provide worth can be decided by means of a ebook constructing course of and is anticipated to be introduced on April 6. Admission of the shares to buying and selling on the DFM is anticipated on April 12.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, managing director and CEO of DEWA, mentioned: “DEWA has a basic position to play within the development of Dubai’s financial system and is central to the emirate’s transition to web zero carbon emissions by 2050. Since saying our intention to drift on the DFM final week, we now have acquired sturdy curiosity from native and worldwide buyers that recognise our dedication to form a inexperienced future for Dubai. We’re wanting ahead to welcoming our new shareholders once we formally listing within the coming weeks.”

The providing is on the market to the next subscribers:

– To particular person and different buyers and to eligible DEWA workers as a part of the UAE retail providing.

– To skilled buyers and different buyers in various international locations exterior the US, together with within the UAE, as a part of the certified investor providing.

Citigroup International Markets Restricted, Emirates NBD Capital and HSBC Financial institution Center East have been appointed as joint international coordinators, and Credit score Suisse Worldwide, EFG-Hermes UAE, First Abu Dhabi Financial institution and Goldman Sachs Worldwide have been appointed as joint bookrunners.

Emirates NBD Financial institution has been appointed because the lead receiving financial institution. Abu Dhabi Business Financial institution Abu Dhabi Islamic Financial institution, Ajman Financial institution, Al Maryah Group Financial institution, Dubai Islamic Financial institution, Emirates Islamic Financial institution, First Abu Dhabi Financial institution, Mashreq Financial institution and Sharjah Islamic Financial institution have been appointed as receiving banks.

The Inner Sharia Supervision Committees of Emirates NBD Financial institution and HSBC Financial institution Center East have acknowledged the providing is compliant with Shariah rules.



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