In numbers: Carillion's woeful week

 
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Investors in troubled construction giant Carillion can breathe a sigh of relief today as the company's share price has finally clawed back some ground.

Shares in the company rose more than 10 per cent at the market open after it announced HSBC had been picked as joint financial adviser and corporate broker, but there's still a bumpy road ahead.

The construction and support services firm has worked on projects including London's Tate Modern gallery and the Twickenham rugby stadium, and it employs 50,000 people around the world.

Here's how the past week played out for Carillion in numbers...

£845m

The writedown Carillion booked on Monday against customer payments it no longer expects to be able to collect.

£695m

The company's net debt in the first half of 2017, compared with just £42m in 2010. The firm expects debt to rise to £800m in the second half.

192.1p

The company's closing share price on Friday.

55.45p

The company's closing share price yesterday.

Nearly £600m

The amount that has been slashed off of Carillion's market cap, taking it to around £250m.

£500m

The amount some analysts are forecasting Carillion will have to raise in a diluted rights issue.

Read more: Carillion's shares are sinking yet again

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