‎Bahrain’s Alba mulls secondary itemizing on Saudi substitute


Ticket of Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) 

Bahrain-listed Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) is finding out a secondary itemizing on Saudi stock market.


“Alba is exploring varied alternatives, one of which is a potential secondary itemizing on Saudi Arabia’s Stock Change which is currently below evaluate alongside with varied label-creation initiatives, as part of the firm’s overall alternate plan,” the firm acknowledged in a press commence to Bahrain Bourse.


The firm will fulfill disclosure requirements.


Alba owns the sphere’s largest aluminum smelter out of doorways China with a potential of more than 1.56 million metric heaps every yr (2021).


Mumtalakat, which also has a 60 p.c stake in McLaren, expects to pick out the supercar maker public in two to about a years, Reuters reported, citing the fund’s chief govt, Khalid Al Rumaihi.


Alba posted a memoir collect earnings of 452 million Bahraini dinars ($1.2 billion) in 2021 compared to a collect earnings of 9.8 million dinars within the prior yr, primarily because of greater costs of aluminum in 2021.  


CEO of Bahrain’s Mumtalakat, which holds a 69.4% stake in Alba, suggested Reuters that a 2d itemizing for Alba on Saudi Arabia’s bourse, the spot’s largest stock substitute, used to be being idea to be by the firm amongst several varied suggestions.


Saudi large petrochemical producer SABIC owns a 20.6% stake in Alba. 

No non-Saudi corporations were listed on the Saudi Change (Tadawul) or Nomu-Parallel Market to this point.

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