Cirtek Holdings receives SEC’s nod to sell P3.5-b preferred shares

Oct 27, 2021

Cirtek Holdings receives SEC’s nod to sell P3.5-b preferred shares

Published by Manila Standard

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday it approved the P3.5-billion preferred shares offering of semiconductor manufacturer Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. Cirtek was allowed to register and offer up to 50 million preferred shares at a price of P50 apiece, with an oversubscription option for another 20 million preferred shares. The company has yet to set the dividend rate for the preferred shares. The preferred shares will be listed and traded on the main board of the Philippine Stock Exchange. Cirtek will use the net proceeds from the offering will be used to refinance debt and support working capital of subsidiaries. Cirtek said it was planning to spend P875 million to refinance debt from various banks and P500 to partially repay maturing preferred shares. The remaining amount will be set aside for the capital spending requirement of US-based unit Quintel and other subsidiaries. The offering will run from Nov. 25 to Dec. 3, in time for the listing of the preferred shares on the PSE on Dec. 10 based on the latest timetable submitted to the SEC. Cirtek tapped PNB Capital and Investment Corp. as the sole issue manager, lead underwriter and sole bookrunner for the offering.

Cirtek is a fully-integrated global technology company engaged in high- technology product development and focused on 5G wireless communication. The company is bullish on the semiconductor industry as the global market is expected to show a double-digit growth of 10.9 percent in 2021 to $488 billion. It is also positive about the antenna business as the market, valued at $ 18.57 billion in 2018, is expected to reach a value of $27.7 billion by 2024, based on a study by Prime Feed. The share price of Cirtek rose 1.4 percent Wednesday to close at P4.37.

  • Sep 14, 2020

    Press Release  -  September 14, 2020

    Press Release - September 14, 2020


    Quintel USA, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp., has fully concluded contract signing on a Master Purchase Agreement with a telecommunications operator ranking among the top five full-fledged wireless carriers in North America. Having spent close to half a billion dollars in acquiring new spectrum in auctions alone, the carrier is primed to launch full commercial services on fresh spectrum for 5G services 2021 beyond. As part of providing pioneering and constantly evolving innovative antenna solut...

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  • Aug 16, 2021

    Cirtek lists P1.37-B rights shares with bonus warrants

    Published by Manila Bulletin

    Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corporation listed at the Philippine Stock Exchange its stock rights offering (SRO) shares worth P1.37 billion as well as the bonus detachable warrants that came with them.

    The SRO consisted of 249.44 million common shares sold at an offer price of 5.50 per Entitlement Right at the ratio of 1 Entitlement Right for every 1.68 common shares to eligible shareholders of record as of 7 July 2021.

    In addition to the rights shares, Cirtek issued 249.44 million Bonus Detachable Warrants free of charge. The Exercise Price for the Bonus Detachable...

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  • Jul 02, 2021

    PSE approves Cirtek’s P1.37-b rights offering

    By Jenniffer B. Austria Manila Standard

    Cirtek Holdings Philippines Corp. obtained the approval of Philippine Stock Exchange Inc. on its planned P1.37-billion stock rights offering with bonus detachable warrants.

    Cirtek said in a disclosure to the stock exchange it set the final price of the rights offering at P5.50 and the final exercise price for the bonus detachable warrants at P5.50.

    The company plans to issue and list 249.44 million rights shares and another 249.44 million bonus detachable warrants with 249.44 million underlying common shares.

    Investors who hold common shares of Cirtek as...

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