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Union Bank of India to raise up to Rs 1,500 cr via bonds

Bank of Maharashtra has also cleared raising up to Rs 1,350 crore from various bonds

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

of India today said it would raise up to Rs 1,500 crore from over the next three months.

The decision to raise funds was taken at the Board meeting held on December 22, UBI said in a filing.

The Board approved raising of additional capital funds not exceeding Rs 1,500 crore during the year 2012-13 by way of issue of Tier-I and Tier-II capital as per eligibility, it said.

Meanwhile, another public sector lender Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) has cleared raising up to Rs 1,350 crore from various

BoM plans to raise up to Rs 350 crore from Tier-I unsecured, non convertible, subordinated, perpetual bonds (Innovative Perpetual Debt Instruments), the bank said in a separate filing to the

Besides, it intends to raise up to Rs 1,000 crore from lower Tier-II bonds in the nature of promissory notes. The bonds would have maturity period of 10 years.

The issue opens on December 26, 2012, closes on December 29, 2012 and the deemed date of allotment is December 31, 2012, it added.

First Published: Mon, December 24 2012. 19:57 IST