The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE), Mr. Nader Azar, said that On February 20th
2017, the ASE has been registered at the Companies Control Department as a public shareholding company completely owned by the government under the name "The Amman Stock Exchange Company (ASE Company), and with a paid-in capital of JD (4,774,552).
Mr. Azar added that the new company will be the legal and factual successor to the ASE, and will possess all its rights, assets, and obligations.
The new company's shares were also registered at the Jordan Securities Commission on the 6th
of March 2017, and the ASE sustained its operations as a licensed financial market as of the date of its transformation into a public shareholding company.
It is worth mentioning that the council of ministers appointed a new seven-member board of directors for the ASE. The board elected His Excellency Dr. Yusuf Mansur as the chairman.