This is the premium Board for large and well established companies in Kenya and the region. It hosts leading enterprises across a wide range of sectors in the economy.

Requirements to List of the Main Market Investment Segment

StandardRequirement
Incorporation statusIssuer to be a company limited by shares and registered under the companies act.
Share capitalHave a minimum authorised, issued and paid up ordinary share capital of Kshs. 50 Million.
Net assetsNet assets immediately before the public offering or listing of shares should not be less than Kshs. 100m.
Share transferabilityShares to be listed shall be freely transferable and not subject to any restrictions on marketability or any preemptive rights.
Competence of directors and managementDirectors and Management must be ethical, not bankrupt, Not have any criminal proceedings. Must have suitable senior management with relevant experience for at least one year prior. Must not be in breach with any loan covenant particularly on debt capacity.
Availability and Reliability of Financial RecordsThe issuer shall have audited financial statements complying with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for an accounting period ending on a date not more than four months prior to the proposed date of the offer or listing for issuers whose securities are not listed at the securities exchange, and six months for issuers whose securities are listed at the securities exchange.
Dividend policyIssuer must have a clear future dividend policy.
Track Record, Profitability and Future ProspectsThe issuer must have declared profits after tax attributable to shareholders in at least three of the last five completed accounting periods to the date of the offer
Solvency and Adequacy of Working CapitalThe issuer should not be insolvent The issuer should have adequate working capital.
Share and ownership structureAt least 25% of share to be held by not less than 1000 shareholders excluding employees of the issuer.
Certificate of comfortIn case of listing outside the Kenyan jurisdiction obtain a cert of no objection from the foreign securities exchange and regulator.
Listed shares to be immobilized N/A
Nominated advisor N/A

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