Stockland forced to spend additional $48 million on FKP/Aveo

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Aveo parent, FKP, has gone to the share market to raise an extra $324 million to repay debt. Stockland has been sitting on 14.9% of FKP for 12 months, waiting for an opportunity to take over their aveo business. FKP offered the new securities at $0.40 each, an amazing 47% discount to the market price on Friday of $0.76, to ensure it got the $324 million it needs. Stockland had to pay out $48 million to prevent its shareholding being diluted. Stockland also holds 14.9% of Aevum.

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