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Jet Airways slips 8% on reports Etihad offers to invest at Rs 150/share

The stock slipped 8 per cent to Rs 270 on Wednesday after the media report suggested that Etihad Airways offers to invest in debt-laden carrier at discounted rate of Rs 150 per share.

SI Reporter  |  Mumbai 

Jet Airways

Shares of (India) slipped 8 per cent at Rs 270 apiece on in the intra-day trade on Wednesday after the media report suggested Airways offered to invest in debt-laden carrier at a discounted rate of Rs 150 per share. With today’s fall, the stock has fallen 13 per cent from its Tuesday’s intra-day high of Rs 312 on the

Airways has offered to pick up shares of debt-laden Indian carrier at a 49 per cent discount and to immediately release $35 million after certain conditions are met, CNBC-TV18 reported on Wednesday.

wants Jet's founder and Chairman, 69-year-old to step down from the board and his stake to be slashed to 22 per cent from 51 per cent. Etihad is also seeking an exemption from the market regulator on preference pricing and open offer guidelines to invest more for the bailout, the report added. CLICK HERE TO READ FULL REPORT

In the past three trading days, had outperformed the market by surging 21 per cent on hopes of finalisation of the resolution plan. In comparison, the S&P was up 1 per cent during the same period till yesterday.

At 01:47 pm, Jet Airways was down 7 per cent at Rs 274 on BSE, against a marginal 0.03 per cent rise in the benchmark index. The trading volumes on the counter more than doubled with a combined 33.17 million equity shares changed hands on the and BSE so far.

First Published: Wed, January 16 2019. 13:51 IST