7 Sep 2009 15:27

VTB places 3.735 trillion shares in rights offering

MOSCOW. Sept 7 (Interfax) - VTB placed 3.735 trillion new shares to shareholders exercising pre-emptive rights to buy, the bank said in a statement.

The bank said 796 shareholders exercised rights and bought new shares for 4.82 kopecks apiece.

VTB raised 180.034 billion rubles with the share offering.

The Central Bank registered the supplementary share issue, consisting of 9 trillion shares, par value 0.01 rubles each, on July 27.