Punjab National Bank (PNB) said today that it has got shareholders' approval for raising Rs 5,000 crore either through Qualified Institutional Placement (QIP) or rights issue.
The extra-ordinary general meeting (EGM) of shareholders of the bank was held today, PNB said in a regulatory filing to the stock exchanges. Ten Banks That Have Slashed Interest Rates On Savings Bank Accounts
The shareholders approved raising of common equity Tier I capital of the bank by up to Rs 5,000 crore, including premium by way of follow-on public offer (FPO), QIP, rights issue or Employees Stock Option Plan or any other mode decided by the board, PNB said.
The bank has already appointed merchant bankers for the QIP and is expected to hit the market in the next few days. How To Link Aadhaar With Punjab National Bank Account?