1. When was Alba incorporated?
Alba was incorporated by Charter in 1968 & officially started operations in 1971 as a 120,000 metric tonnes per annum smelter

2. When did Alba go public?
Alba went public in November 30, 2010

3. On what Stock Exchanges are Alba shares traded & what are the ticker symbols?
Alba has a primary listing in Bahrain Bourse & traded as Global Depository Receipts (GDR) on London Stock Exchange with a trading symbol of ALBH for both Exchanges

4. How do I buy/sell Alba stock?
Any potential investor can buy Alba share by opening an account in any broker firm in Bahrain; once the account is established, an investor can buy/or sell through the broker.

5. What is the relation of the GDR and the ordinary share?
Each GDR is backed by five ordinary shares

6. Who should I contact regarding my stock certificate?
The share certificate is with the Custodian depending on broker firms

7. How do I find out how many shares of the company I own?
The shareholder has to refer to the broker firm

8. Who are Alba’s major Shareholders?
Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company B.S.C. - 69.38%
Sabic Industrial Investments Company - 20.62%


9. Who are Alba’s Independent Auditors?
Ernst & Young

10. How do I get a copy of the Annual Report?
You can download it from the 'Publication' page located under the IR section of our website, or contact Investor Relations at Alba on IR@alba.com.bh

11. I am a potential investor, how can I get Alba Investor Kit?
You can download the Investor Toolkit from the website through IR section

12. Does Alba issue dividend? And when is the payout date?
The Board of Directors recommend to the shareholders’ meeting (or AGM) to allot the dividend payout ratio which is then subject to shareholders’ meeting approval. The dividend payout date is the following day post the shareholders’ meeting date

13. When will be the next Shareholder meeting or AGM?
The next Shareholder meeting will take place tentatively in March 2017. The exact date is to be provided at a later stage.

14. What is the company registered address?
Building 150, Block Askar 951, King Hamad Highway