Telefonica sells EUR 975 mln in treasury stock

Tuesday 26 March 2013 | 10:51 CET | News
Telefonica has completed the accelerated bookbuilding offer of treasury stock launched on 25 March. The operator has completed the underwritten placement of 90.07 million treasury shares, representing 1.979 percent of its share capital, to qualified and professional investors. The stock was placed at EUR 10.80 per share. The amount of the sale is around EUR 975 million, which will be used to reduce debt.

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Companies: Telefonica- Movistar
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