Original article by Anthony Macdonald, Sarah Thompson
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 15 & 20 : 6-Apr-20
Australian companies are looking to equity funding to assist them through the COVID-19 pandemic, and private equity firms are eager to participate in possible transactions. The ASX has temporarily amended its listing rules to allow companies to raise more funds via non-renounceable rights issues and share placements, while coronavirus-impacted companies that are tipped to undertake equity raisings include Virgin Australia, Sydney Airport and Tabcorp.
ASX LIMITED – ASX ASX, VIRGIN AUSTRALIA HOLDINGS LIMITED – ASX VAH, SYDNEY AIRPORT – ASX SYD, TABCORP HOLDINGS LIMITED – ASX TAH, WEBJET LIMITED – ASX WEB, FLIGHT CENTRE TRAVEL GROUP LIMITED – ASX FLT, SOUTHERN CROSS MEDIA GROUP LIMITED – ASX SXL, CORPORATE TRAVEL MANAGEMENT LIMITED – ASX CTD, BORAL LIMITED – ASX BLD, JAMES HARDIE INDUSTRIES PLC – ASX JHX, KATHMANDU HOLDINGS LIMITED – ASX KMD, NEXTDC LIMITED – ASX NXT, COCHLEAR LIMITED – ASX COH