PICC P&C draws strong demand for H-share rights issue

Sources say the $290 million offering is multiple times covered including excess applications, helped by a generous discount to the latest market price.

PICC P&C draws strong demand for H-share rights issue
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PICC Property Casualty, the non-life insurance arm of Chinese insurance giant PICC Group, has received strong demand for the H-share portion of its renounceable rights issue, which closed yesterday.

The offering, which will result in HK$2.25 billion $290 million of fresh capital for PICC PC, was multiple times covered including excess applications, sources say. As of last night, it was still unclear how big a portion will be available for allocation to investors...

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