Saudi Fransi Capital announces that 293.0% of the shares offered to the retail tranche were covered by the end of the last day 13 June 2016

Saudi Fransi Capital, the financial advisor, lead manager, bookrunner and sole underwriter for L’azurdeCompany for Jewelry (“L’azurde”) states that the number of retail investors amounted to 385.4thousand by the end of the last day. Amount subscribed reached to SAR 419.7 million through 67.9thousand applications and was covered by approximately 293.0%.

Status of the Retail Subscription in L’azurde from day 1 to end of day 9
Subscribers: 385.4 thousand
Shares subscribed: 11.3 million
Amount Subscribed(SAR): 419.7 million
Coverage (%): 293.0%

It is worth noting that the subscription period for the retail tranche commenced on Sunday 5 June 2016and continued for 9 days until Monday 13 June 2016, where 3.87 million shares representing 30% of theoffered shares i.e. 12.9 million shares are being offered to the retail investors.

‘L’azurde is owned by a consortium of private equity firms comprising Investcorp, Eastgate Capital andThe National Investor alongside the Al Othaim family’