MOSCOW, June 19. /ITAR-TASS/. The shareholders of Russian aircraft maker Sukhoi Civil Aircraft have approved an additional share issue worth 36.5 billion rubles to be placed through a closed subscription to its major shareholder, Sukhoi Company, which now owns a 75% minus one share stake in the producer, as seen by the news agency in the company’s documents on Thursday.
According to an agreement signed in June, another company shareholder, Italian company World's Wing SA, will keep its 25% plus one stake share.
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft produces the twin-engine Superjet 100, which has the capacity to carry up to 100 passengers and was developed with the help of technology from Boeing and Italy’s Finmeccanica, as well as avionics and engine equipment from French aerospace firms Thales and Safran.