Tuesday, January 09, 2007


Kenya RE IPO
Dyer and Blair is the Lead Transaction advisor in the privatization of the Kenya RE Corporation. The Government of Kenya owns 100% of Kenya Re and intends to sell 40% of its shares. Kenya RE is undergoing a re-organization to reduce costs, improve processes and diversify its income stream. It made a profit of Kes: 461M in 2005 as compared to Kes: 452M previously. The IPO is slated for March 2007.

SAFARICOM: Kenya's most Profitable Company.
Having made a profit of over Sh. 12 billion last year, Safaricom is one of the fastest growing companies in Kenya and it’s riding higher. Safaricom valued at over Kshs: 200 Billion will offload at least 25% of its shareholding probably mid 2007.

Telcom Kenya
The government intend to sell about 34 per cent of its shares through an IPO around Sept 2007.

East African Portland Cement:
Lafarge and the Government to offload more shares to the public to reduce their holdings, and increase the total number of shares traded to the 25% required by CMA for listed companies.Lafarge holds 41.7% in EA Portland and 73% in Bamburi Cement. likely IPO is about end of the year.

The government plans to offload a further 19% to the public in June 2007. Around 400 Million shares reducing its stake to 51%.

Soon to be Family Bank is one of the leading microfinance institutions in Kenya and is now offering 15,000,000 Million Share at Kes:60.00 per share (minimum of 500 shares). The share offer is by private placement and a subsequently IPO or like EQUITY BANK did. One need to be an account holder with family finance to be able to purchase the shares.

Owns a portifolio of profit making hotels chain in Eastern Africa.

Co-op Bank
Already selling their shares through private placement @100 per share
Profit making and available in many parts of the country.

(Other romoured IPO's include):

Sadolin paint-

Adopt-a-light-biggest outdoor advertiser in kenya, involved in road signing too.

Orion EA-sells agricultral chemicals in East Africa.

Triple A Capital-

More information will be provided about the above.


Wealth Creation said...


I am a Nigerian residing in the UK.How can I purchase shares in companies such as Safaricom, Coorperative bank, commercial bank of africa, kenya re, Family Bank? Also can you recommend a good stock broker who is a member of the KSE, USE & NSE

Sue said...

Hi, I am a Kenyan student in the US. Can you recommend how I can buy safaricom, kengen shares and the likes from here directly or through reliable stock brokers.