This Article is From Oct 20, 2014

Zee Media Plans to Raise Rs 200 Crore via Rights Issue

New Delhi: Media conglomerate Zee Media on Monday said its board has approved raising funds to the tune of Rs 200 crore through a rights issue.

"The Board of Directors of the company at its meeting held on October 20, 2014, inter alia, has approved, in-principle, raising of funds for an amount not exceeding Rs 200 crore through issue of equity shares of the company to its eligible shareholders," the company said in a filing to the BSE.

In a rights issue, shares are issued to existing investors as per their holding at pre-determined price and ratio.

The company did not specify end use of the funds it plans to raise.

Shares in Zee Media, on Monday, ended at Rs 17.70 apiece on the BSE, up 5.67 per cent from the previous close.