RNS Number : 0633W
Air China Ld
22 January 2013
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AIR CHINA LIMITED
(a joint stock limited company incorporated in the People's Republic of China with limited liability)
(Stock Code: 00753)
CSRC'S FORMAL APPROVAL ON NON-PUBLIC ISSUANCE
OF A SHARES
Overseas Regulatory Announcement
Reference is made to the overseas regulatory announcement of Air China Limited (the "Company") dated 1 November 2012 in relation to the non-public issuance of A shares.
On 21 January 2013, the Company has received a formal approval from China Securities Regulatory Commission ("CSRC") that the Company is approved to place no more than 192,796,331 new A shares. The formal approval will expire after six months since the date of approval. The board of directors of the Company will proceed the placing of A shares according to the authorisation from the shareholders' meeting of the Company and the requirements of formal approval from CSRC as early as possible.
This announcement is made pursuant to Rules 13.09 and 13.10B of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited and Inside Information Provisions under Part XIVA of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap. 571 of the Laws of Hong Kong).
By order of the Board
Air China Limited
Rao Xinyu Tam Shuit Mui
Joint Company Secretaries
Beijing, the PRC, 21 January 2013
As at the date of this announcement, the directors of the Company are Mr. Wang Changshun, Ms. Wang Yinxiang, Mr. Cao Jianxiong, Mr. Sun Yude, Mr. Christopher Dale Pratt, Mr. Ian Sai Cheung Shiu, Mr. Cai Jianjiang, Mr. Fan Cheng, Mr. Fu Yang*, Mr. Li Shuang*, Mr. Han Fangming* and Mr. Yang Yuzhong*.
* Independent non-executive Director of the Company
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