BRIEF-CATL Aims To Raise 20 Bln Yuan In Share Issue To Fund Lithium-ion Project

Feb 26 (Reuters) - Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd :

* SAYS IT AIMS TO RAISE UP TO 20 BILLION YUAN ($2.85 billion)IN PRIVATE PLACEMENT OF SHARES TO FUND LITHIUM BATTERY PROJECTS AND REPLENISH WORKING CAPITAL

* SAYS IT PLANS TO INVEST 10 BILLION YUAN TO SET UP LITHIUM-ION BATTERY PRODUCTION PROJECT Source text in Chinese: https://bit.ly/3ccybyE https://bit.ly/2PoNdYk Further company coverage: ($1 = 7.0128 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)