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TransCentury Bags Ksh800M From Rights Issue

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TransCentury Group Plc has announced the successful completion of its Rights Issue, which is a significant milestone in the realization of its strategic plan.

The transaction generated Ksh828 million from the sale of 752,825,555 new ordinary shares.

“We are absolutely thrilled to announce the successful close of this transaction. We extend our sincerest gratitude to our shareholders for their unwavering support and commitment to our vision. This milestone will enable us to meet our obligations and unlock new opportunities for our businesses, as we continue to enhance lives across Africa through investments in Infrastructure products, projects, and services,” TransCentury Group Chairman Shaka Kariuki said.

The objectives of the TransCentury Rights Issue were to reduce debt, meet critical statutory obligation and unlock working capital for TransCentury Businesses.

The Board of TransCentury on reviewing the funds raised has deemed the Rights Offer successful as the funds raised through the Rights Issue will significantly support the objectives laid out at the start of the fundraise transaction.

The Chairman expressed his pride in the success of the rights issue despite the prevailing
market conditions.

“We are cognizant of the current market challenges as the economy stabilizes after the effects of the pandemic. We thank all investors for their trust in our company. We are now taking bold steps in strengthening our position as a premier infrastructure investment Partner in Africa,” Kariuki said.

The funds from the rights issue will be used to support the final phase of TransCentury’s turnaround plan, recapitalize the business, reduce debt, and unlock working capital for underlying businesses.

The new shares from the rights issue will begin trading at the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) on April 26, 2023, offering investors an opportunity to participate in the company’s growth prospects.

Read: TransCentury Gets Final Approval for Rights Issue

>>> TransCentury Subsidiary To Build Ksh30B Housing Units In DRC

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