The Ministry of Finance of Russia at the expense of funds allocated from the NWF acquired additional issued shares of Aeroflot for 40.9 billion rubles.
It is noted that the department acquired 682 million issued on an additional issue of securities at a price of about 60 rubles. per share,
These shares were acquired in the exercise of the preemptive right of the Russian Federation as a shareholder of PJSC Aeroflot, - reported in the Ministry of Finance.
In early October, Aeroflot announced plans to issue additional shares to raise 80 billion rubles, which would help the airline to recover from the crisis associated with the coronavirus pandemic. It was noted that the Russian government will acquire a block of shares in companies, which will allow the state to retain its 51.17% stake in Aeroflot.
chernayakobra.ru previously wrote that Aeroflot has officially announced the start of an additional share issue.