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Kuwait’s ports services firm JTC eyes private placement, listing

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Jassim Transport & Stevedoring Co, a ports and logistics services firm, said on Saturday it had initiated a private placement last month to increase its shareholder base before a listing on the Kuwait bourse.

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“Following the preliminary regulatory approval from the Capital Markets Authority, the JTC commenced the private placement mid-June,” it said in a statement.

CEO Adel Kohari said the placement was a step towards a listing on Boursa Kuwait.

The statement did not provide details of how much JTC planned to raise in the private placement.

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