A$190m share placement for ABB Grain
Australian grain giant ABB Grain Ltd has raised $A190 million (€118 million)
from a placement of shares and will use the money to fund a new malt house and
container packing facility near Sydney and for three projects in New
ABB placed 20.5 million
shares with institutional investors following a book build yesterday. The
placement was completed at a price of $A9.30 (€5.77) per share.
a pipeline of existing opportunities that this capital raising will support, and
there are some very exciting opportunities ahead for our company," managing
director Michael Iwaniw said.
In New Zealand, which is an importer of
grain, ABB is looking to invest $A24 million (€14.9m) in feed mill and storage
facilities in South Auckland, $A10 million (€6.2m) in storage facilities in
Tauranga and Taranaki and $A11 million (€6.83m) on acquiring New Zealand Grain
and Seed, maize drying and marketing.
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