The new share issuance represented 4.98 per cent of the enlarged issued and paid-up capital of the bank as at Sept 30, 2012.
"Maybank also wishes to clarify that Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) did not participate in the private placement.
"PNB does not fulfill the waiver criteria by Bursa Malaysia Securities that allow major shareholdres of the company to participate in the private placement by virtue of their representation on the board of Maybank," it said.
Maybank closed unchanged at RM8.96 today. -- BERNAMA
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