BARCELONA, Apr 1 (Reuters) – The Spanish operator of mobile telephony antennas Cellnex announced that the commitments of shareholders that are going to attend its capital increase for 7,000 million euros already amount to 32% of the offer of new shares.

The percentage has risen after receiving an irrevocable agreement from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to subscribe a number of shares representing approximately 5.17% of the capital increase.

The operation, which begins this Thursday, April 1 and is intended to finance the purchase of assets, will involve the issuance and circulation of 192,619,055 new ordinary Cellnex shares at a price of 36.33 euros per share.

(Information by Tomás Cobos; edited by Darío Fernández)

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