May. 30, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Chongqing
Iron & Steel Co Ltd<601005
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Iron and Steel (Group).
The company said in a statement that it would pay the deal, valued at RMB 19.83 billion, by issuing nearly 2 billion A shares at RMB 3.14 apiece to Chongqing
Iron and Steel (Group) and assuming RMB 10.73 billion of debt plus RMB 538 million of cash.Chongqing
Iron & Steel also said that it plans to raise about RMB 2.2 billion through a private placement to replenish its working capital. It will issue new A shares to not more than 10 investors at RMB 2.83 per share.
In 2011, the Changshou iron and steel base, with an annual capacity of 6 million metric tons, produced 3.69 million metric tons of steel products and generated RMB 16.18 billion in sales.