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Unilever Nigeria to seek approval for $200m share sale

Staff Writer | April 13, 2017
Unilever Nigeria said it will seek shareholder approval next month to raise 63 billion naira ($200 million) through a rights issue.
Africa   3.95 billion new ordinary shares
The household products maker also said it would seek approval to increase its authorised share capital to 5 billion naira by creating an additional 3.95 billion new ordinary shares of 0.50 naira each.

The local unit of Unilever plans to seek a vote at a shareholder meeting on May 11, it said in a notice, adding that it would also ask for approval to convert shareholder loans to stock as part of the share sale.