Challenger (ASX:CGF) completes $275 million institutional placement

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by Rachael Jones

Challenger (ASX:CGF) today successfully completed the $270 million fully underwritten institutional placement announced Monday 22 June 2020.

Under the Placement, Challenger will issue approximately 55 million new fully paid ordinary shares to institutional investors at a price of $4.89 per share, representing an 8.1 per cent discount to Challenger’s last traded price on Friday 19 June 2020.

Challenger received significant interest in the Placement from both domestic and offshore institutional investors, with the Placement significantly oversubscribed.

Shares in Challenger (ASX:CGF) are trading 7.7 per cent lower at $4.91.
 

Rachael Jones

Finance News Network
Rachael comes to FNN after working for Fairfax Media covering international breaking news, including the global economy and politics. She joined FNN in February 2018. She has reported on Australia’s finance news for various organisations since 2000 and has also interviewed a number of key business players, including Bill Gates. Rachael has also worked across a number of countries, including the UK and the US.