Press Release March 6, 2024

Following the Acceptance of the Dubai Courts of its Restructuring Plan that writes-off 90% of its debt

Drake & Scull International Secures Approval from Dubai Financial Market and Securities & Commodities Authority to Resume Trading Company Shares and Increase Capital

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 6 March 2024: Drake & Scull International PSJC (DSI), announced today that Dubai Financial Market has approved the reinstatement of the company’s shares. This follows the pre-requisite step of increasing the company share capital by no less than AED 300 million, as outlined in the court-approved restructuring plan.

Mr. Shafiq Abdelhamid, Chairman of Drake & Scull, made the announcement and added that the Securities and Commodities Authority has also approved the General Assembly meeting agenda which both the increase of the company's share capital and the resumption of trading for the company's shares on the Dubai Financial Market. The meeting is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 27 March 2024.

Mr. Abdelhamid said: “We are delighted with this great progress during this important phase of bringing the company back stronger. This progress wouldn’t have been achieved without the support of Dubai Financial Market, Securities and Commodities Authority and the different government entities as well as the efforts of the board of directors along with the efforts of the company executives.”

Mr. Abdelhamid added he was grateful for the shareholders’ patience during the previous period. He emphasised the importance of shareholders attending the General Assembly meeting and casting their votes regarding the increase in Drake & Scull International PJSC’s share capital and on the resumption of trading of the company’s shares on the Dubai Financial Market. He stressed the importance of shareholder’s strong subscription in the new additional share capital increase which is a key step to the success of the restructuring plan that enabled the writing-off 90% of the company debt.  The agenda extends also to other strategic topics related to the company’s future plans and growth.


About Drake & Scull International PJSC:

Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI) is a global industry leader delivering state-of-the-art projects and solutions across its high-performance sectors including electromechanical, integrated design, engineering, and construction, for water, power and oil and gas sectors.

Through our operations, we provide integrated design, smooth functionality, and efficiency from start to finish. From Infrastructure Development, Waste to Energy, Data Centres Development, Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) to Renewable Energy.

Drake & Scull continues to be at the helm, driving the market forward through our people, passion, and innovation for more than 135 years.

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