BRIEF-GCI Science & Technology cuts share issue size to 1.45 bln yuan
* Says it revises asset acquisition proposal to raise 1.45 billion yuan via share issue from 1.65 billion yuan previously, to fund projects
JOHANNESBURG May 15 Mobile operator Vodacom Group's full-year earnings rose 4.5 percent, driven by strong customer growth in its local market, the South African company said on Monday.
Vodacom, which is 65 percent owned by Vodafone, said subscribers increased by 8.6 percent to 37.1 million in South Africa, while customers in its international markets rose by 2.5 million for the year ended March 31.
Headline earnings per share - the main profit measure in South Africa that strips out certain one-off items - came in at 923 cents in the year ended March, compared with 883 cents a year earlier.
Vodacom declared a final dividend per share of 435 cents, same as the previous year. (Reporting by Nqobile Dludla; Editing by Amrutha Gayathri)
* Says it plans to issue 24.6 million shares of the company in private placement, at 2,030 won/share, to raise 50 billion won in proceeds for other fund
* Says it plans to issue 19.9 million shares of the company in private placement, at 2,030 won/share, to raise 40.33 billion won in proceeds for other fund