CIG Pannonia Falls as Shareholders Authorize Capital Increase

CIG Pannonia Eletbiztosito Nyrt., a Hungarian life insurer, slumped after shareholders authorized the board to raise capital.

The shares dropped as much as 4.2 percent to the lowest on a closing basis since being listed. CIG retreated 2.2 percent to 398 forint by 3:04 p.m. in Budapest.

Shareholders approved a capital increase of as much as 4 billion forint ($17.6 million) by issuing interest-bearing shares, the company said in a statement to the Budapest Stock Exchange today.

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