History and Status of Company
JS Global Capital Limited ('the Company') was incorporated as a private limited company on June 28, 2000. However, the Company commenced its operations in May 2003 and name of the Company was changed from JSCL Direct (Private) Limited to Jahangir Siddiqui Capital Markets (Private) Limited. Subsequently, the Company was converted into a public unquoted company and the holding company Jahangir Siddiqui and Company Limited (JSCL) offered its 25% shareholding to the general public for subscription in December 2004 and the Company obtained listing on Karachi Stock Exchange Limited and Islamabad Stock Exchange (Guarantee) Limited on February 7, 2005.
During 2006-07 the Company issued 10,009,700 shares to Global Investment House K.S.C.C Kuwait, ('Global'). The shares were issued to Global without offering right shares on the basis of a special resolution passed on July 11, 2006. Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan vide its letter No. EMD/CI/49/2006-458 dated July 19, 2006 gave its approval in principle to the scheme of the transaction.
During the year 2012, JS Bank Limited (the Bank), a subsidiary of JSCL, acquired 25,525,169 shares of the Company from JSCL and other shareholders against issuance of 185,321,537 shares in lieu thereof. As a result, the principle ownership of the Company was transferred to the Bank. Presently, the Company is a subsidiary of JS Bank Limited.
During the year 2015, three Stock Exchanges namely Karachi Stock Exchange, Lahore Stock Exchange and Islamabad Stock Exchange were integrated into Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX). As a result, the Company is a Trading Right Entitlement (TRE) Certificate holder of Pakistan Stock Exchange besides being a member of Pakistan Mercantile Exchange.
The Company operates through nine branches: two in Karachi, while one each in Lahore, Islamabad, Hyderabad, Faisalabad, Multan, Peshawar and Abbottabad besides head (registered) office based in Karachi.
The registered office of the Company is situated at 6th Floor, Faysal House, Shahra-e-Faisal, Karachi, Pakistan.