Mumbai, Dec 27 (PTI) Infrastructure developer Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) Thursday raised Rs 497.6 crore through a rights issue. Also Read - Shyam Metalics gets Sebi's go-ahead for Rs 900-cr IPO

The issue was oversubscribed with HCC getting applications worth Rs 551.38 crore for sale through which it would issue up to 49.75 crore equity shares, the company said in a statement. Also Read - PFC not to make open offer post REC acquisition

With this the paid-up equity capital of the company will go up Rs 151.30 crore from Rs 101.55 crore while the promoters’ shareholding will increase to 33.12 percent from 27.80 percent now. Also Read - ICICI Sec to deposit up to Rs 50,000 share sale amts in 30 min

“We remain firmly on the path of strengthening our financial profile and having completed another milestone with the completion of this rights issue,” group chief executive Arjun Dhawan said in the statement.

ICICI Securities was the lead-manager to the issue.

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