ISE Towers REIT Management Company Limited (“the Company”) was incorporated in Islamabad, Pakistan on October 25, 1989, under the repealed Companies Ordinance, 1984 replaced with the enactment of the Companies Act, 2017 on May 30, 2017, as a company limited by guarantee. On August 27, 2012 the ISE, in accordance with the Stock Exchanges (Corporatisation, Demutualization and Integration) Act, 2012 (the Act), was converted into a public company limited by shares on issuance of certificate of re-registration by the Registrar of Companies.
ISE entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on August 25, 2015 with Karachi Stock Exchange Limited (KSE) and Lahore Stock Exchange Limited (LSE) with the objective to form an integrated stock exchange for development of capital market of Pakistan under the name of Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (PSX). Accordingly the ISE proposed a scheme of integration in its AGM on October 27, 2015 to shift the stock exchange related business, the core business of the ISE, to PSX and change the name and scope of the Company subject to approval of the scheme by Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP).
SECP has approved the scheme of integration under Stock Exchanges (Corporatisation, Demutualization and Integration) Act, 2012 through its order number 01/2016 dated January 11, 2016. As a consequence of this approval of integration, the name and scope of the ISE has been changed. The new name of the Company is “ISE Towers REIT Management Company Limited”.
On January 11, 2016, ISE changed its name and scope of business and got converted from ISE to a REIT Management Company under the repealed Companies Ordinance, 1984, as a consequence of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan’s approval of scheme of integration under the Act. The Company licensed as a Non-Banking Finance Company (NBFC) under Non-Banking Finance Companies (Establishment and Regulation) Rules, 2003 by Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan to form and launch Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) under Real Estate Investment Trust Regulations, 2015.
The principal activities of the Company is to form, launch and manage Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) under REIT Regulations, 2015. The Company owns a multistory building “ISE Towers” situated in blue area, Islamabad and Company is in process to launch its own Rental REIT Scheme.
The registered office of the Company is situated in ISE Tower, 55-B, Jinnah Avenue, Islamabad.