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Grameenphone (গ্রামীণফোন) (DSE: GP) is the leading telecommunications service provider in Bangladesh, with more than and 46.3% market share as of January 2019 , with 70 million subscribers in Bangladesh . The company was founded by Iqbal Z. Quadir on October 10, 1996 and is headquartered in Dhaka, Bangladesh . Telenor held 55.8% of the shares in Grameenphone, while Grameen Telecom, the other main shareholder, held 34.2%. The remaining 10% of the shares were held by general retail and institutional investors.

Ownership Information of Grameenphone Ltd.

Mutual Funds & Institutions that own GP

NameShares Held% Shares OutChange In Shares% of AssetsAs of Date
Matthews Asia Dividend Fund16,109,6391.19%01.20%12/31/18
Government Pension Fund – Global (The)8,629,4360.64%20,4810.00%12/31/18
Matthews Asia Funds – Asia Dividend Fund1,237,3730.09%67,1561.17%12/31/18
Schroder ISF – Frontier Markets Equity1,045,7920.08%00.34%12/31/18
T Rowe Price Funds SICAV – Frontier Markets Equity Fund922,4630.07%-159,7051.20%06/30/18
ING (L) – Invest Global Opportunities675,0000.05%00.88%12/31/18
iShares MSCI Frontier 100 ETF591,9590.04%00.56%03/07/19
Matthews International Capital Management LLC17,572,8251.30%119,5800.29%12/31/18
Norges Bank Investment Management8,629,4360.64%20,480.01%12/31/18
ICB Asset Management Co. Ltd.4,215,5490.31%1,841,86634.00%12/31/17
Wellington Management Co. LLP3,588,9860.27%2,834,0910.00%02/28/19
Prince Street Capital Management LLC2,607,6550.19%2,607,6553.31%12/31/17
Acadian Asset Management LLC1,959,9330.14%393,6740.03%12/31/17
Morgan Stanley Investment Management Ltd.1,432,4300.11%1,432,4300.02%12/31/17
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.1,045,7920.08%00.00%12/31/18
T. Rowe Price International Ltd.1,038,2080.08%-176,6370.01%12/31/18
Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC771,2370.06%-65,0860.00%01/31/19

Grameenphone Ltd. – Wall Street Journal 
Grameenphone, Bangladesh – Telenor Group
GP – Dhaka Stock Exchange Profile

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