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Ringera heads team

Persons mentioned adversely in the forensic audit report by South African firm Webber Wentzel will present their defense to the committee, the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) said on Friday when it formed the team.

Audit queries

CMA initially suspended CMC shares for seven trading days beginning September 16, eight days after lead shareholder Peter Muthoka was replaced as chairman. The CMA had argued that the suspension was meant to sustain investor confidence in the capital markets and give the CMC Holdings’ directors an opportunity to resolve the outstanding issues.

Change of tack in CMC saga

Kung’u Gatabaki, who chairs the board of the Capital Markets Authority (CMA), has disowned the reconstituted team, arguing that his directive to have five CMC nominees sit in the new board was to be executed by consensus – not through forceful expulsion based on boardroom voting power.

CMC shareholder thrown out.

Mr. Peter Muthoka, the largest shareholder in troubled motor firm CMC, and a co-director were on Monday toppled in a fresh boardroom coup engineered by the Capital Markets Authority (CMA).

Report questions CMC.

The competence of CMC’s finance director and auditors have been put to question by a forensic report over non-compliance with international finance reporting standards.

Regulator stokes CMC board wars with ouster of directors

The capital markets regulator on Monday stoked the management flames at motor dealer CMC Holdings with a fresh order seeking to send the entire board packing and replace it with a new one. CMA said it would appoint a caretaker board to replace the warring directors – a move that would effectively throw out the key protagonists in the four-month long boardroom battle that began in September.

CMA summons CMC directors

Capital Markets Authority (CMA) is expected to meet Cooper Motors Corporation (CMC) management on Monday to discuss the contents of a forensic audit initiated by the Regulator to determine whether there was a breach of corporate governance standards in the troubled motor company.

Audit reveals how inflated tenders cost CMC Sh1.1 bn

Motor dealer CMC Holdings lost more than Sh1.1 billion in inflated charges paid over five years to a transport and logistics firm owned by CMC board member and former chairman Peter Muthoka, a forensic audit by Price water house Coopers (PwC) has found.

CMC shares face further ban on bourse

The Capital Markets Authority has extended the suspension of CMC Holdings Limited from trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) for another 21 days. The extension takes effect on February 3 when the initial 90-day suspension expires. While allowing the board of directors an opportunity to resolve disagreements at CMC, the Capital Markets Authority intervened by suspending trading of the company’s shares on the NSE to enable the investing public an opportunity to get a true picture of affairs at the auto-dealer.

CMC share suspension to be extended over audit report

The suspension of CMC shares from trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) is set to be extended beyond the January 26 deadline after the regulator announced that findings of an ongoing forensic audit will be released in the first week of February.

Shareholders demand for CMC fraud probe report

Minority shareholders of troubled motor dealer CMC want the capital markets regulator to file the forensic audit report on alleged fraudulent transactions at the company with the court.