Bahrain Bourse Becomes the Share Registrar for Bahrain Flour Company’s (Al-Matahin) Shares

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Bahrain Bourse (BHB) and Bahrain Flour Mills Company signed on Tuesday 25th April 2017 an agreement to assign Bahrain Bourse as a Share Registrar for the shares of the company.

The agreement was signed by the Chief Executive Officer of Bahrain Bourse, Shaikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, and Mr. Mohammed Abdul Wahab Nass, the Chief Executive Officer of Al-Matahin.

According to the agreement, Bahrain Bourse will provide Al-Matahin with a variety of services that includes maintaining a record of the share register that holds the shares in electronic form, and updating the data of the registry resulted from dealing on the company’s shares in accordance with the rules and regulations of Bahrain Bourse.

In addition, the bourse will provide Al-Matahin with online services that include real-time shareholding confirmations with the percentage of investors’ holdings’ dealings, investors’ account statements, and other periodical reports.

It is worth mentioning that Bahrain Bourse issued a resolution regarding amending the listing requirements of the listed shareholding companies on the Main Board in Bahrain Bourse, which includes registering and depositing the issued shares in the Clearing, Settlement, Central Depository & Registry system in the Bourse, and requires that the establishment and management of the shareholders’ record in the company is in line with the electronic registry system licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain.