In 1992, 100,000 shares were offered to the government of Sharjah within the context of the settlement agreement signed with the latter.
During 2002 BNP Paribas, BOS's partner since inception, sold its participation as it was not possible to increase its share to 51% in the view of the prevailing laws in the UAE which limit foreign ownership in any national bank's capital to 20%.
During 2004, BOS's shares were listed in the Abu Dhabi Stock Market.
On 17 March 2006, BOS issued AED 500 million convertible bonds at a nominal value of AED 1 per bond amounting to AED 500 million. The bonds mature on 17 March 2008, upon which every bond holder is entitled to exercise the right of conversion of the bonds into shares by paying an additional AED 2 per share.
In 2012 the Bank concluded the purchase of 165 million shares within the buy back scheme.
In 2013 the Bank distributed 60 million shares for the year 2013 Treasury shares.
The Bank distributed 99,527 million shares for the year 2014 Treasury shares.
The Bank distributed 110 million shares for the year 2015 Treasury Shares AB.
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