Pak Suzuki Buyback Price Fixed at Rs 609

The Volun­tary Delisting Committee (VDC) of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) has determined a minimum buyback price of Rs 609 per share as against Rs 406 offered by Pak Suzuki Motor Company Ltd (PSMCL) for delisting.

PSX in its announcement said that the voluntary delisting application of the PSMCL was considered on Monday. The committee had determined the minimum buyback price after detailed discussions with the representatives of the sponsor and after taking into account all relevant aspects under the applicable regulations.

Related: SMC to Buy Pak Suzuki’s 26.91% Minority Shares

The sponsor of PSMCL is required to convey its acceptance of the purchase price determined by the PSX committee within 10 days. The voluntary delisting of the company is subject to receipt of acceptance from the sponsor and fulfillment of relevant requirements by the company.

On Oct 19, 2023, PSMC informed that the board had approved the purchase of all outstanding shares of PSMC held by minority shareholders and delisting under rule 5.14 of the listing regulation. The auto assembler had informed the PSX on Dec 4, 2023, that it had an authorized share capital of Rs 5 billion divided into five hundred million ordinary shares of Rs 10 each of which 82.299m ordinary sha­res of the aggregate nom­inal value of Rs 822m were issued and fully paid up.

Related: Pak Suzuki Delists from PSX as SMC to Take Full Control of the Company

The leading auto assembler had cited multiple reasons for delisting which include the intention of the sponsor and majority shareholder, Suzuki Motor Corporation Japan (SMC) to obtain full ownership of the company by purchasing all outstanding shares held by minority shareholders to increase ownership and to consider delisting of the company from PSX.

Source: Dawn

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