China Southern Airlines announced the private placement of CNY10 billion ($1.46 billion) in new A shares to a minimum 10 investors, including parent China Southern Air Holding Co., along with new H shares to CSAHC's Hong Kong subsidiary Nan Lung worth a reported CNY750 million. CZ said the funds "will help reduce the company's gearing ratio, improve its capital structure and enhance its ability to mitigate risk." CSAHC is investing the CNY1.5 billion it received from the Chinese government ...

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