State-owned Union Bank of India will raise up to Rs 8,100 crore in capital through instruments like equity shares, additional tier I capital and tier II bonds to support business growth.
The lender’s board approved raising equity capital up to Rs 3,800 crore, within overall limit of Rs 8,100 crore, said the company in filing with BSE. Its stock closed 1.86 per cent higher at Rs 35.55 per share on BSE.
Union Bank has the option to use instruments including Follow-On Public Offer, rights issue, Qualified Institutions Placements and preferential.
The government held 83.49 per cent stake in the bank