El Al Receives $50M Capital Injection from Owner Eli Rozenberg

MIAMI – El Al Israel Airlines (LY) controlling shareholder Eli Rozenberg has decided to inject an additional US$50m into the ailing airline. The money was part of an agreement with the Ministry of Finance, which saw Rozenberg buy a controlling 42.9% stake for US$105m in El Al’s public offering on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) in September.

The US$50m injection is in addition to an owner’s interest free US$10m loan that Rozenberg’s holding company Kanfei Nesharim Aviation announced. It is part of the debt that El Al is currently trying to raise with government guarantees.

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Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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