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Monday, 19 August 2019

NI Capital to launch bookrunner tender for HHD secondary offering in September

IPO WATCH- NI Capital to launch bookrunner tender for HHD secondary offering next month: State-owned investment bank NI Capital is planning to issue a tender in September to choose the bookrunner for state-owned real estate developer Heliopolis Housing and Development’s (HHD) planned secondary offering on the EGX, HHD’s Managing Director of Financial Affairs Sahar El-Damaty told the local press. The company plans to sell up to 25% of its shares in the offering, 10% of which will be allocated to a private equity investor or an alliance of a private equity investor and a property developer.

Background: We previously reported that the company called an extraordinary general assembly meeting on 26 August to vote on handing its management to a private sector partner as part of the share sale process. Real estate developers will be invited to bid to manage its portfolio of assets and land following the general assembly meeting. The successful company will purchase 10% of the company, a share currently estimated at EGP 1.1 bn.

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