UTI Bank has issued bonds
worth Rs 112 crore in the private placement market to raise its
capital adequacy ratio (CAR). These bonds have a tenure of 66
months and an annualised coupon rate of 9.80 per cent.
The issue-size is Rs 100
crore and the subscription is for Rs 112 crore. The bank has
retained an additional Rs 12 crore
as a green-shoe option.
The banks CAR, which
had gone below the prescribed level of 9 per cent, was raised
recently to 11.5 per cent by issue of preferential shares to CDC
Capital partners, a foreign institutional investor. With the Rs
112-crore bonds issue, the banks CAR will improve further.