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IPO & CAPITAL INCREASE

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IPO & CAPITAL INCREASE

IPO and Capital Increase


Our goal is to be the first and best choice of our customers and companies who want to sell their shares to the public or to increase their capital. We are utilizing our branches in all cities in the Kingdom, including human expertise and technical resources, to provide innovative and appropriate solutions to meet their needs and requirements, and provide alternative subscription channels (AlAhliATM, AlAhliOnline, AlAhliMobile and AlAhliPhone) in order to make the IPO process or Capital Increase conveniently.

General Policy

  • Subscription in the shares of joint-stock companies is limited to male or female Saudi individuals.
  • Customers of The National Commercial Bank (NCB) can subscribe to the IPO and capital increase through all branches and alternative channels (AlAhliATM, AlAhliOnline, AlAhliMobile and AlAhliPhone).
  • To subscribe to the capital increase, the subscriber must be an eligible share holder of the company, either Saudi/ non-Saudi individuals, legal entity or companies.
  • Bank checks of non-NCB customers are acceptable to increase the company's capital.
  • Individuals can subscribe through alternative channels (AlAhliATM, AlAhliOnline, AlAhliMobile and AlAhliPhone) directly, even if they don’t have a previous offering.
  • Divorcedor widowed Saudi women who want to subscribe are allowed to have affiliate (minor sons) Saudis / non-Saudis in case she has a guardianship on them (legal documents are required to be attached, Certificate of divorce or death of the husband as well as a certificate of guardianship).
  • Foreign women married to Saudi are not entitled to subscribe (whether major or affiliate) even if she is added to the family card.
  • Regarding IPOs, a current account with NCB is required and the subscription amount is to be paid thru the National Commercial Bank current account deduction of the main subscriber.
  • Subscriber is entitled to delegate "first-degree relative" (parents and children) to subscribe on behalf of him by legal power of attorney issued by the:
      1. Notary Public for people residing within the Kingdom.
      2. Saudi Embassy or Consulate in the country of residence of the subscriber living outside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
      3. Mandate includes subscription and will be deducted from their account.
  • Authorized agents are not entitled to subscribe on behalf of more than the number specified in the IPO terms and conditions of each company, and the approved terms and conditions of the subscription for each company.
  • Discount is from the account of the client, not the authorized agent.
  • Single subscription request is to be used in the case of offerings for the entire family members included in the family card for an equal number of shares.
  • In case of subscription to different numbers of shares, a separate application must be filled out for each subscriber, provided he or she has an account with NCB.
  • Women can subscribe thru identity card, provided there is a civil registry number and printout of Civil Status.
  • Wives do not require authorization from their husbands for subscription on her behalf if she is added in the family card.
  • In the case of repeated IPO subscription by women, preferences are as follows:
    1. Preference in all cases if woman is subscribed alone and canceled from the IPO of the father or spouse.
  • In case of married women subscribed with the husband and father, the preference for subscription is with the husband and subscription with the father is canceled from the IPO.
  • The subscriber shall not submit more than one subscription request at any branch of NCB or to the banks involved in the IPO (whether it is a major or affiliate subscriber).
  • The subscriber shall not modify the information or cancel the order after acceptance from the bank in any way.
    Documents required to be submitted with applications to subscribe through the branches are:
    1. Original and copy of the identity card of the individual subscriber.
    2. Original and copy of the family book to family members subscribers.
    3. Original and copy of power of attorney for first-degree family members
    4. Original and copy of certificate of guardianship (for orphans).
    5. Original and copy of certificate of divorce papers (for the children of Saudi woman divorced from a non-Saudi husband).
    6. Original and copy of spouse's death certificate (for the children of Saudi woman widow of a non-Saudi husband).
    7. Original and copy of birth certificate (for the children of Saudi woman divorced or widowed from a non-Saudi husband).
  • Stocks are registered in the name of the major subscriber, even if he appoints an authorized agent to the subscription on his behalf (as mentioned).
  • Use of legitimate agency is not acceptable except for children and parents only.
  • Subscriber is responsible to ensure the availability of sufficient amount in the recipient's account at the bank during the subscription period.
  • Affiliates cannot be added by internet services, telephone banking and ATM machines unless they already participated in previous IPOs, in which case these services cannot be used, but must subscribe by visiting one of the branches of NCB and submit a new application for all affiliates.
  • Surplus Refund: excess will be refunded in full without any deductions or charges:
    1. Customers of NCB: through crediting the major subscriber account.
    2. Subscribers by bank checks: through visiting one of the branches of the NCB to receive the extra

IPO Underwriting Through NCB Branches


Terms of subscription:


  • Personal attendance of IPO applicant or the authorized agent.
  • Fill out the subscription application form with the addition of family members listed in the family book to that request at his own discretion and if they wish to subscribe.
  • Signature on the form.
  • Attach the required documents (depending on the status of the applicant).
    1. Original and copy of the identity card of the individual subscriber.
    2. Original and copy of the family book to subscriber family members.
    3. Original and copy of power of attorney for first-degree family members.
    4. Original and copy of an instrument of divorce (for the children of Saudi woman divorced from a non-Saudi husband).
    5. Original and copy of spouse's death certificate (for the children of Saudi woman widowed from a non-Saudi husband).
    6. Original and copy of certificate of guardianship (for orphans).
    7. Original and copy of birth certificate (for the children of Saudi woman divorced or widowed from a non-Saudi husband).
IPO steps:

  • Deliver IPO subscription form and documents to the branch teller for further action.
  • Implementation of the underwriting process.
  • Receipt of copy of the IPO subscription form reflecting deduction of the value of subscription from his account.

IPO Underwriting through an ATM of the National Commercial Bank


Terms of subscription:

  • Subscription only to NCB customers through the ATM machines of NCB.
  • Does not require individual subscriber to have previous IPO.
  • Require the customer to have former IPO with NCB (in case of presence of affiliates).
  • Cannot subscribe to affiliates other than those previously subscribed.
  • This service provides the opportunity for customers to subscribe without having to go to the NCB branches and without the need for a subscription form and have it filled out.
  • The application shall be considered final once approved.

IPO Underwriting Through digital channels

Terms of subscription:

  • Does not require the individual subscriber to have previous IPO.
  • Require the customer to have former IPO with the NCB (in case of presence of affiliates).
  • Cannot subscribe to affiliates other than those previously subscribed.
  • Customer must be registered on any of NCB's electronic channels
  • This service provides the opportunity for customers to subscribe without having to go to the NCB branches and without the need for a subscription form and have it filled out.
  • The application shall be considered final once approved.​


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