A Rolls-Royce rights issue is potentially inbound as the company today commented on media reports regrading a fund raising.
Responding to the media speculation, Rolls-Royce noted that it continues to revenue all funding options with a view to enhancing balance sheet strength.
One of these options includes evaluating the benefits of raising £2.5bn with a rights issue a possibility in addition to debt issuance.
The company added that it would make a further announcement when it is appropriate to do so, highlighting that it has started the second half of the year with liquidity of £6.1bn.
Shares in Rolls-Royce sunk 10 percent following the news to 161p.