Muscat: Al Anwar Holdings (AAH) plans to sell its 9 per cent stake in Oman International Development and Investment Company (Ominvest) to Oman National Investment Corporation for OMR31.16 million. The company has entered into a share sale and purchase agreement with Oman National Investment Corporation (ONIC) for selling 62.943 million shares of Ominvest at a price of OMR0.495 per share, according to a disclosure statement posted on MSM website.
This transaction will have a positive impact on AAH’s profit and loss account for 2017-18 of around OMR3.67 million.
The sale proceeds from this transaction will be utilised towards partial debt repayment and making opportune investments going forward. Post this transaction AAH along with its subsidiaries will have 1.15 per cent stake in Omivest.
In another deal, Ominvest has signed a portfolio sale purchase agreement with Al Anwar Holding for the sale of its shareholding in Oman Chlorine S.A.O.G (15.11 per cent), National Detergent Co. (20.94 per cent) and National Biscuit Industries (28.92 per cent) for a total consideration of OMR 11.57 million.
This is in alignment with AAH’s core investment philosophy of making strategic investments in the industrial sector in Oman.