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Beauty firm, Africanhair PLC announces plans to list on Nairobi bourse

Africanhair PLC, trading as BeautyClick, a leading beauty e-commerce company has announced its intention to raise new equity by listing at the Nairobi Securities Exchange.

Founded in 2016 by Danish investors, BeautyClick is a pioneering beauty e-commerce company that has grown to be the leading online retailer in Kenya’s beauty industry. The company, incorporated in Kenya, is a wholly owned subsidiary of ClickBeauty International based in Denmark.

The Company’s shareholders recently approved its quest to raise new equity for the purpose of bolstering the commercialisation of its beauty product portfolio, enhancing its technology-backed e-commerce platform and accelerating growth both in Kenya and the region. The approval included a directive to immediately start the listing process.

Speaking on the shareholders’ consent for an NSE listing, the company’s founder, and director Jesper Drescher, said that the shareholders’ unanimous decision sets pace for the company to invite the public to invest as it seeks further capitalization to bolster is growth plan.

“Upon receiving the greenlight from our shareholders, we kickstarted the process to seek requisite regulatory approvals for a listing and further capitalization at the Nairobi Securities Exchange. To this end, we have appointed a team of experienced transaction advisors to provide the appropriate guidance on the process. Said Mr. Drescher

The Company has appointed one of Kenya’s leading transaction financial advisors – Standard Investment Bank as the lead Transaction Advisor. CDSC Registrars Limited will act as the receiving Agent and Data Processing Consultant while Cooperative Bank will be the Receiving Bank. Hill +Knowlton Strategies will be the Communication Consultants; other Advisors are: JP Advocates LLP as the Legal Advisors; Kirenge and Associates as the Reporting Accountants.

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