Singapore Airlines Plunges After $6.2 Billion Rights Issue Plan

(Bloomberg) — Singapore Airlines Ltd. plunged after saying it would issue new shares and bonds in an effort to raise about S$8.8 billion ($6.2 billion) to contend with the devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic. State investor Temasek Holdings Pte., the carrier’s biggest shareholder, said it would back the resolutions.The airline’s shares slid as much as 10% to S$5.82 Friday morning following a trading halt Thursday. They are down 35% this year.The carrier will issue S$5.3 billion in new stock at S$3 apiece, 54% lower than the last closing price on Wednesday, according to a statement released early Friday in …read more

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