PTT slashes Star Petroleum stake via $365m IPO

Thailand’s state-owned energy giant sold a 30.6% shareholding for $315 million, while Star Petroleum raised a further $50 million from the sale of new shares.

PTT slashes Star Petroleum stake via $365m IPO

Star Petroleum completed a Bt13 billion $365 million initial public offering on Thursday, Thailand's second-largest this year, as energy conglomerate PTT responded to antitrust concerns by chopping down its majority stake in the Thai oil refining company. 

PTT sold a 30.6% shareholding in the company for $315 million, leaving it with a stake of just over 5%, while Star Petroleum raised a further $50 million from the sale...

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