Arun Valley Hydropower Development Company Limited (AHPC) has received the final approval from the Electricity Regulatory Commission to issue right shares to its shareholders at a ratio of 1:1. This decision was made during the Special General Meeting (SGM) held on Ashad 07, where 100% rights shares were endorsed for distribution among the shareholders. The proposal for issuing these right shares was initially put forward during the Board of Directors meeting held on Baisakh 06.
The approved plan entails issuing a total of 18,679,626 right shares with a par value of Rs. 100 each, amounting to a total value of Rs. 1.86 Arba. Out of this amount, AHPC intends to invest 50% of the issued right shares, equivalent to 9,339,813 unit right shares valued at Rs. 93.39 crore, in the Likhu Khola Hydropower Project (30 MW) developed by PK Hydropower Pvt. Ltd. The remaining 9,339,813 unit shares, also valued at Rs. 93.39 crore, will be utilized to repay the loan obtained by AHPC for the Kabeli ‘B’-1 Cascade Hydropower Project in Panchthar.
It should be noted that the issuance of these right shares is subject to the approval of the Securities Board of Nepal (SEBON). AHPC will proceed with issuing the right shares to its shareholders once the necessary approval is obtained. As of the time of writing, AHPC’s Last Traded Price (LTP) stands at Rs. 263.90.