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Bharti Airtel subsidiary to raise additional $250 million via perpetual bonds

This amount will be in addition to existing securities of USD 750 million (around Rs 5,343 crore) that Bharti Airtel raised recently.

By: PTI | New Delhi | February 12, 2020 1:10:57 pm
Q3 financial results, Q3 results, India Inc, India Inc companies, India Inc Q3 results, India Inc Q3 financial results, Business news, Indian Express Network i2i Ltd, a Mauritius-based wholly-owned subsidiary of Bharti Airtel through joint book runners and joint lead managers has approached investors for the proposed additional issuance. (Image source: Reuters)

Bharti Airtel on Wednesday said its wholly-owned subsidiary Network i2i plans to raise funds worth up to USD 250 million (approximately Rs 1,780 crore) through perpetual bonds.

This amount will be in addition to existing securities of USD 750 million (around Rs 5,343 crore) that the company has raised recently.

Network i2i Ltd, a Mauritius-based wholly-owned subsidiary of the company through joint book runners and joint lead managers has approached investors for the proposed additional issuance, the company said in a regulatory filing.

The company said the “proposed issuance of dollar denominated fixed rate, unsecured, guaranteed perpetual securities by subsidiary company” pegged the issue size at USD 250 million, in addition to existing securities of USD 750 million.

The company had earlier said that the proceeds from the issue will be utilised for pruning debt of Bharti Airtel.

Shares of Bharti Airtel were trading at Rs 540.35 apiece, up 1.10 per cent from the previous close on BSE.

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