UK markets close in 7 hours 13 minutes
  • FTSE 100

    5,836.91
    -52.31 (-0.89%)
     
  • FTSE 250

    17,841.45
    -87.75 (-0.49%)
     
  • AIM

    973.16
    +0.22 (+0.02%)
     
  • GBP/EUR

    1.1004
    +0.0060 (+0.55%)
     
  • GBP/USD

    1.3058
    +0.0111 (+0.86%)
     
  • BTC-GBP

    9,325.00
    +790.66 (+9.26%)
     
  • CMC Crypto 200

    244.74
    +5.83 (+2.44%)
     
  • S&P 500

    3,443.12
    +16.20 (+0.47%)
     
  • DOW

    28,308.79
    +113.37 (+0.40%)
     
  • CRUDE OIL

    41.12
    -0.58 (-1.39%)
     
  • GOLD FUTURES

    1,924.90
    +9.50 (+0.50%)
     
  • NIKKEI 225

    23,639.46
    +72.42 (+0.31%)
     
  • HANG SENG

    24,770.78
    +201.24 (+0.82%)
     
  • DAX

    12,666.77
    -70.18 (-0.55%)
     
  • CAC 40

    4,905.43
    -23.85 (-0.48%)
     

Rolls-Royce says no final decision on potential stakes

·1-min read
FILE PHOTO: A man looks at Rolls Royce's Trent Engine displayed at the Singapore Airshow in Singapore
FILE PHOTO: A man looks at Rolls Royce's Trent Engine displayed at the Singapore Airshow in Singapore

(Reuters) - Rolls-Royce <RR.L> said on Friday that no final decision had been made on allotting shares to potential investors, "including any sovereign wealth fund", as the British engineering firm was still reviewing all available funding options.

The statement follows a Sky News report that Kuwait's state fund was in talks for a stake in the company after the maker of Trent engines said it was considering a rights issue of up to 2.5 billion pounds ($3.2 billion).

Rolls-Royce, hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, had confirmed the equity raise this week in response to media reports that followed months of speculation about its finances.

($1 = 0.7872 pounds)

(Reporting by Pushkala Aripaka in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)