NEWS AND EVENTS
February 12, 2015
Uzbek companies register shares for 6.13 trln. soums in 2014
The Center for coordination and development of securities market and its territorial bodies registered 271 issues of shares for 6.13 trillion soums (on par value) in 2014 (currency rates of CB RU from 12.02.2015 1$= 2448.16 soums).
As of 1 January 2015, total nominal value of existing issues of shares made up 12.7 trillion soums, which rose by 2.4 trillion soums or by 23.9% year-on-year.
In the result of measures adopted to protect rights of minority shareholders of the joint stock companies, number of shares in circulation rose from 10.2 billion units to 965.2 billion units in 2014, or rose 96.4 times in the result of splitting their par value.
Last year, Uzpromstroybank issued shares for 325.2 billion soums, Uzeltekhsanoat – 242.2 billion soums,Uztransgaz – 123.6 billion soums, Asaka Bank – 75 billion soums, Uzagrosanoatmashholding – 73.1 billion, Uzmahsusmontajqurilish – 13.3 billion and Qishloq Qurilish Bank – 16.7 billion soums (on nominal value).
The center said that it registered IPOs of joint stock companies for 210.4 billion soums and additional shares for 2.06 trillion soums, of which stocks for 63.3 billion soums were placed on open subscription and 1.99 trillion soums – closed subscription.
Currently, there are 54 issues of corporate bonds for 378.8 billion soums in circulation.