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The Committees

The Market Development Committee.

Chair: Mr. Amish Gupta

The Committee shall broadly address all matters trade and technical. These shall include legislative, regulatory, privatization, new listings, new products etc.

The Safaricom Refunds Committee.

Chair: Mr. Luke M Kinoti

The Committee shall address the numerous problems that were associated with the Safaricom IPO refunds and seek ways by which Members can be refunded the monies owed to them and held at Citi Bank.

The Financial Literacy Committee.

Chair: Ms Nancy Noreh

The Committee shall address Training and Certification of Members and agents, including resolving and seeking clarity on the current ICIFA / CISI certification. 

The Fund Raising Committee

Chair: Mr John E. Kirimi

The Committee shall explore ways by which KASIB shall raise funds both in the medium and long term.

Advocacy

Lobbying

Union

Market Growth

Investor Education

Code of Ethics

Investor Protection

Investor Education

  • Active Shares : 

    These are shares which are most frequently traded (bought and sold) at the NSE, as distinguished from partly active shares in which trading is not as frequent. The shares of most leading companies are active.

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  • Premium : 

    This is the amount by which a share (or any other financial security) sells above its face value.

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  • Equity Financing : 

    This is when a company raises money from the capital markets by issuing securities such as shares. The investors purchasing these shares become shareholders and receive ownership interests in the company.

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  • Merger : 

    This is when two or more companies mutually and amicably come together to form a new company for increased overall efficiency. The shareholders of the merged companies are offered equivalent holdings in the new company and retain their powers, rights and benefits in the new firm.

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  • Collective Investment Schemes : 

    Collective Investment Schemes are pools of funds from investors that are managed on their behalf by professional money managers who buy a wide range of securities e.g. shares according to the specific investment objectives of the scheme.

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