Bpcl raises $500 mn to fund capital expenditure
State-owned Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) today said it has raised $500 million through fixed-rate unsecured notes to fund its capital expenditure. “BPCL has launched an issue of USD 500 million fixed rate unsecured notes due 2025, which were priced on April 29,” the company said in BSE filing. The 10-year notes will bear a fixed interest of 4 per cent with interest payable semi-annually, the company added. BPCL said that the notes will be listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange and the proceeds will be used for capital expenditure purposes. Shares of BPCL were trading at Rs 776.90 apiece, up 2.81 per cent on the BSE.