Compliance of Public Shareholding Spread Requirement under Paragraph 8.15(1) of the Listing Requirements of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad ("Listing Requirements")
Further to our announcement dated 27 August 2008, the Board of Directors of Malaysia Building Society Berhad ("MBSB") wishes to announce that Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad ("Bursa Securities") has via a letter dated 16 September 2008, approved MBSB's application for acceptance of a percentage lower than 25% of the total number of listed shares pursuant to Practice Note No. 19/2006.
Accordingly, Bursa Securities has approved 20.13% of the issued and paid-up capital of RM699,795,627 ordinary shares of RM1.00 each held by 13,698 public shareholders as at 26 August 2008, as compliance with the public shareholding spread requirement pursuant to paragraph 8.15(1) of the Listing Requirements.
This announcement is dated 16 September 2008.