Vodafone Idea’s Rs 25,000-cr rights issue opens tomorrow; company will use proceeds for future investments


Mumbai: Largest telco Vodafone Thought on Tuesday mentioned its Rs 25,000-crore rights problem will open on Wednesday.

The fundraising is likely one of the largest by any firm within the nation and is being executed because the trade bleeds amid an enormous disruption attributable to the entry of Reliance Jio, which has already develop into the third-largest by subscribers.

The corporate, which obtained shaped after the merger of the British telecom big Vodafone and the Aditya Birla group’s Thought Mobile after the entry of Jio, plans to problem as much as 20 billion totally paid-up fairness shares of Rs 10 face worth at a worth of Rs 12.50 per share.

Vodafone Ideas Rs 25,000-cr rights issue opens tomorrow; company will use proceeds for future investments

Representational picture. Reuters.

Each the promoter teams (Vodafone and Aditya Birla) have confirmed their participation of as much as Rs 11,000 crore and as much as Rs 7,250 crore, respectively, within the problem.

In case the rights problem is undersubscribed, the promoters reserve the fitting to subscribe half or the entire quantity of the unsubscribed portion, a press release added.

It mentioned problem will shut on 24 April and the final date for request of cut up software varieties will likely be 17 April.

“We believe the proceeds from the issue, coupled with monetisation of our stakes in Indus Towers, will allow us make the required investments in the business to achieve our strategic goals,” chief govt Balesh Sharma mentioned.

He marked out integration as the highest precedence for the 2 corporations at current and added the 2 are shifting sooner than initially estimated on integration.

Vodafone Thought scrip shed 1.74 % to Rs 16.90 on the BSE as towards 0.62 % positive factors on the benchmark.


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