PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – November 2, 2023. A.S. Bryden & Sons Holdings Limited (“A.S. Bryden”) today announced that it has received approval to list its ordinary and preference shares by introduction on the Main Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange (“JSE”). By listing its shares by introduction, A.S. Bryden is not offering any new shares for sale to the public, but is publicly listing all existing shares and making them available for trading. A.S. Bryden will list on the JSE Main Market on November 10, 2023.
In marking the occasion, P.B. Scott, Chairman of A.S. Bryden said, “Becoming a publicly listed company is a fitting way to commemorate A.S. Bryden’s 100 years in business. Listing on the largest, most active stock market in the Caribbean will create greater opportunities for the company, its employees, and its shareholders and reflects the regional scope of our business.”
Richard Pandohie, CEO of A.S. Bryden said, "The listing on the JSE fulfils our commitment made to stakeholders, especially to our employees who have demonstrated confidence in the company’s direction by acquiring shares. The majority of our current shareholders are employees and this listing will provide them with an active market for their shares in addition to allowing investors across the region to participate in Bryden’s journey.”