29.01.2009 - Rio mulls rights issue to pay down USD10bln debt
From Independent.co.uk: Rio Tinto admitted for the first time yesterday that it could be forced to resort to a rights issue if it is to pay down $10bn (£7bn) of debt this year as planned. After a spate of rumours about the London and Sydney-listed mining giant's financial plans, the company was forced to issue a statement to the Australian Stock Exchange yesterday..... Full Article: Source