State-run Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd (HPCL) has sought shareholder nod to borrow as much as ₹ 12,000 crore by selling debentures and bonds, according to its FY18 annual report. “Approval of the members of the company by way of special resolution is sought for private placement of unsecured/secured redeemable non-convertible bonds (NCDs)/debentures up to ₹ 12,000 crore (from domestic as well as overseas markets) in aggregate during the period of one year from the date of passing the special resolution by the members,” HPCL said in its annual report.
“To leverage the high demand potential and capitalize on the growth opportunities in the hydrocarbon sector, your company has planned large scale investments for enhancing the refining capacities and build marketing infrastructure,” said M.K. Surana, chairman and managing director of HPCL, in his address to shareholders. It also seeks to set up petroleum, oil and lubricants depots, liquefied petroleum gas plants; aviation service facilities and lube blending plants in this fiscal year. Read More
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