OCI N.V.’s subsidiary, Orascom Construction Industries (OCI S.A.E) (OCIC.CA), announced on Monday it is convening an Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) and an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on Wednesday, June 19,, as per the request of the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority (EFSA), to allow its shareholders to vote on various resolutions pertaining to the Share Exchange Offer for its shares announced by OCI N.V.
The agenda includes a discussion of OCI S.A.E.’s tax settlement with the Egyptian Tax Authority (ETA), pertaining to the years 2007 – 2010, and the agreed-to payment schedule. The agenda also includes a discussion of the intercompany loan between OCI N.V. and OCI S.A.E which allowed the latter to make the first payment related to the agreed-to tax settlement.
At present OCI S.A.E has received undertakings to convert in to OCI N.V. totaling 14,753,662 shares representing 30.7% of the total shares outstanding on the Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX). These undertakings include institutional shareholders and large investors who confirmed their intention to convert ahead of the approval of the Share Exchange Offer.
OCI N.V. expects to resubmit the required tender offer documentation to EFSA for OCI S.A.E’s shares listed on the EGX imminently.
Additional updates related to the Share Exchange Offer and the General Meetings will be communicated to the market in due course.