Deyaar to proceed with capital restructuring

During the recently held Annual General Meeting (AGM), shareholders approved the Board of Directors' recommendation to reduce Deyaar's capital from AED5.78 billion to AED4.55 billion

  
Deyaar to proceed with capital restructuring

Dubai, UAE: Deyaar Development PJSC (“Deyaar”), one of Dubai’s leading property developers and real estate service providers, has announced that it will proceed with capital restructuring plans, having gained the necessary approvals from its shareholders and the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA).

During the recently held Annual General Meeting (AGM), shareholders approved the Board of Directors’ recommendation to reduce Deyaar’s capital from AED5.78 billion to AED4.55 billion. Shareholders authorised Deyaar’s CEO and /or any members of the Board of Directors to undertake the necessary procedures and steps to allow the company to complete its capital restructuring. The effective date of the reduction will be announced after the creditors announcement, which will take 30 days according to the regulations and upon completing the formalities.

Saeed Al Qatami, CEO of Deyaar said: “We would like to thank our shareholders for their continued confidence. The plan for capital restructuring proposed by our Board of Directors will enable Deyaar to write off all accumulated losses stemming largely from more than a decade ago, enabling us to further improve financial ratios and increasing our company’s attractiveness to investors and future financing. We anticipate this to also have a positive impact on share price and demand, as well as the possibility of dividends distribution in case of accumulated profits and depending on availability of excess cash. This move is yet another positive step for Deyaar, which we fully believe will further strengthen our business.”

The capital restructuring plan will see the cancellation of 21.3% of the company’s shares. This will be conducted in accordance with the Commercial Companies Law, the Company’s Article of Association, the rules and regulations of the SCA, and all of authorities’ related regulations.

Deyaar expects the capital restructuring process to be reflected in the market by end of May 2020.

Listed on the Dubai Financial Market and majority-owned by Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), Deyaar is one of Dubai’s leading developers, with real estate ventures spanning key growth corridors and prime locations within the emirate. Over the years, Deyaar has delivered an extensive portfolio of commercial and residential properties, all offering the highest levels of service and quality.

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About Deyaar

Deyaar Development PJSC is a leading real-estate developer and real-estate services company, headquartered in Dubai. Since its establishment in 2002, the company has registered exponential growth to become an industry leader in the region, with a share capital of AED5.78 billion.

Deyaar is well-positioned to play a pivotal role in the development of the region's property landscape. The company’s in-depth market intelligence, world-class services and unrivalled property management support for communities across diverse portfolios have firmly consolidated its pioneering status in the region’s real estate landscape.

Combining excellence with a vision to create natural living environments while placing customers at the core of its strategies, Deyaar serves as a one-stop real estate solutions provider. Under this profile, its scope includes the delivery of end-to-end property development and property management services across the UAE.

Deyaar provides facility management services for its portfolio of commercial and residential units. The company spearheads an association management team to ensure the wellbeing of Deyaar’s homeowners as a key priority. Deyaar complies with the escrow legislation and relevant property laws in the UAE, and it is registered with the Real Estate Regulatory Authority under reference number 15/07.

For further information, please contact:

Feda Kassem
Ala Hassan
ASDA’A BCW
Deyaar Development PJSC
Dubai – UAE
+971 4 450 7600
+971 4 3840950
feda.kassem@bcw-global.com
alah@deyaar.ae 

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