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Foreign Ownership

There are varying foreign ownership limits (FOL) for companies listed on the DFM. The below table outlines the actual owned versus permitted foreign investment percentage holdings.

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  • Ownership percentage is subject to change based on several reasons including the following:
    1. Trading activity.
    2. Off-Market Transactions such as family and inheritance transfers.
    3. Changes in the nationality status of investors.
    4. Securities deposits and withdrawals to and from DFM for Dual listed companies.
    5. Capital increase by issuing new shares to a strategic investor.
    6. Converting Bonds into shares.
    7. Equity added to the equity of the associated group.
    8. Direct Deals.


Percentages are updated daily after 4 pm