East African Breweries Limited (EABL) has officially changed its name to East African Breweries Plc.
In a statement released on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, the company noted that the name change took effect from 1st October 2021.
According to the company, the name change is in line with the requirements of Kenyan law under the Companies Act of 2015.
“…Pursuant to the issuance of the Certificate of Change of Name by Registrar of Companies, the company has changed its name from East African Breweries Limited to East African Breweries PLC with effect from 1st October, 2021, ” read part of the company’s statement.
The name change was approved by the shareholders at an Annual General Meeting on 14th September.
“The change has been made in compliance with the requirements of the Companies Act, 2015 and was duly approved by the Shareholders of the Company during the 2021 Virtual Annual General Meeting held on 14th September 2021.
The company has also assured its customers, partners and other stakeholders that the name change will not affect any contractual relationships that existed before the name change.
“All contractual relationships and obligations that East African Breweries Limited had with its customers, partners, and other stakeholders are not in any way affected by this change of name,” the company said.
The company also noted that it will continue trading as EABL in the stock market, adding that EABL is the duly registered name and trademark owned by the company.