Barita Investments Limited (BIL) – Rights Issue

December 17, 2018

Barita Investments Limited (BIL) has advised that their Board of Directors met on December 13, 2018, and passed the following Board Resolution for a Rights Issue to BIL’s Ordinary Stockholders:

  1. The Board approves the issue of 258,064,516 ordinary shares (in this resolution “New Ordinary Shares”) part of the authorised capital, the same to be offered to the holders of Ordinary Stock Units by way of a Non-Renounceable Rights Issue on the following terms:
    (i) Offer Price of J$15.50 per New Ordinary Share
    (ii) Offer to Stockholders of the Company as at a Record Date of December 31, 2018
    (iii) Offer to Open on January 8, 2019
    (iv) Last date for splitting to be January 15, 2019
    (v) Offer to Close on January 22, 2019 for acceptance by Existing Ordinary Stockholders/Renouncees
    (vi) Offer to Close on January 25, 2019 for acceptance by applicants for Excess Shares (not taken up by Allottees under the Letter of Provisional Allotment).
  2. The Directors are hereby authorized to dispose of all such New Ordinary Shares not taken up by Allottees on terms and conditions as the Directors may consider expedient in their absolute discretion, in consultation with the Arranger for the Rights Issue, Sagicor Investments Jamaica Limited.

BIL further advised that the share ratio allocation for the Rights Issue will be as follows:

  • Ten (10) additional shares for every seventeen (17) shares owned by existing stockholders of Ordinary Shares in Barita Investments Limited.



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