Jerry Liu gets SEC’s nod to proceed with Cirtek’s preferred share offer

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has approved the plan of Jerry Liu-led Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. to raise up to P3.5 billion from the sale of preferred shares.

Cirtek is selling up to 70 million preferred shares at P50 per share.

Net proceeds from the offering, amounting to P3.44 billion, will be used to refinance debt, pay down maturing obligations and support capital expenditure requirements.

The offering will start on November 25 and will run until December 3, in time for the listing of the preferred shares on the Philippine Stock Exchange on December 10.

Cirtek has tapped PNB Capital and Investment Corporation as the sole issue manager, lead underwriter, and sole bookrunner for the offer.

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