rights issue


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rights issue

n
(Stock Exchange) stock exchange an issue of new shares offered by a company to its existing shareholders on favourable terms. Also called: capitalization issue

rights issue

When a company offers its existing shareholders the opportunity to buy newly issued shares at less than current market value.
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Noun1.rights issue - an offering of common stock to existing shareholders who hold subscription rights or pre-emptive rights that entitle them to buy newly issued shares at a discount from the price at which they will be offered to the public later; "the investment banker who handles a rights offering usually agrees to buy any shares not bought by shareholders"
offering, offer - something offered (as a proposal or bid); "noteworthy new offerings for investors included several index funds"
Translations

rights issue

n (St Ex) → Bezugsrechtsemission f

rights issue

n (Stock Exchange) → emissione f di azioni riservate agli azionisti
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NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-February 16, 2018-NeuroVive Pharmaceutical's board resolves on rights issue for continued drug development
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Proceeds from the rights issue will be used to pay down some of its overdrafts and short-term borrowings with the intent of deleveraging the balance sheet and strengthening the capital base of the company.
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that the rights issue of "Al Ramz Corporation Investment and Development" is due to be tradable on the exchange between Tuesday, 25 October and Monday, 7 November 2016.
In the second part, a literature review about the studies regarding the impact of the rights issue announcements to stock prices will be conducted.
Dubai Financial Market (DFM) said on Tuesday the rights issue of Takaful Emarat is due to be tradable on the exchange between Sunday, November 1 until November 15.
State Bank of Travancore (SBT), a subsidiary of the State Bank Group, has revealed in a statement filed with the BSE that the lender has strategy to float a rights issue to secure funds of Rs 474 crore.
Sydney, Australia, Feb 10, 2014 - (ABN Newswire) - Platina Resources Limited (ASX:PGM) (OTCMKTS:PTNUF) is pleased to announce that it has today lodged with ASIC the Prospectus (Prospectus) for a non-renounceable rights issue to eligible shareholders, on the basis of 1 new option to subscribe for fully paid ordinary share for every 1 share held, at an issue price of $0.
The insurer has received regulatory approval for the issuance of 24,260,000 new shares to shareholders through a rights issue, the company said in a filing to Qatar Exchange.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-December 16, 2013-RBS denies that GBP12bn rights issue in 2008 was imposed by City regulator
The company's rights issue will comprise 20 million shares in the ratio 3:2.

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