Cairn India has raised $625 million through a private placement of 1.13 million shares to Petronas and Orient Global Tamarind Fund. Petronas and Orient Global will buy shares at a price of Rs224.30 $5.55 per share. The issue price represents a marginal half percent premium to the average closing price of Cairn India on the National Stock Exchange on the last two trading days, March 13 and 14.
Cairn India said in its stock exchange filing that it will use the proceeds to fund capital expenditure and for general corporate purposes. Citi and DSP Merrill Lynch advised Cairn India on the share placement.
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