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
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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"
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Translations

rights issue

n (St Ex) → Bezugsrechtsemission f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

rights issue

n (Stock Exchange) → emissione f di azioni riservate agli azionisti
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
But the backers have agreed to sell more than 170 million of these shares to four major institutional investors who have supported the rights issue, according to B&B's investor relations department, leaving the banks with a near-30% stake in the enlarged company.
Automotive components group Wagon (WAGN) has received valid acceptances for less than 20 per cent of its 10-for-one rights issue.
The price plunged to 258p, well below the price of 275p being offered to investors in their pounds 4billion rights issue.
AUTOMOTIVE components group Wagon is to raise almost 50 million [pounds sterling] through a rights issue and plans to spend the money on new equipment in its factories.
Publicly listed holding company PT Bakrie Brothers will launch rights issue and seek loans to raise Rp 45 trillion (US$ 5 billion) in fresh fund to buy shares in affiliated companies.
Although the courts and postwar popular culture sought to keep interracial intimacy in the private sphere and to contain the political transformations it could engender, the black press and at least some black civil rights activists celebrated examples of black-white romances and marriages and embraced interracial intimacy as a civil rights issue.
Loss-making Austrian Airlines plans to raise EUR350 million euros (USD$445 million) in a rights issue backed by key shareholders to underpin a return to profitability, the carrier said on Tuesday.
These films show us gender not as a dress-'em-up or shoot-'em-up but as a human rights issue, a matter of full equality.
A rights issue gives the shareholder the right but not the obligation to buy new shares in proportion to the number of shares he or she already owns in a company.
Global Banking News-June 21, 2019-Gunnebo to acquire Cominfo for SEK240m; announces fully underwritten rights issue of SEK360m
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 21, 2019-Gunnebo to acquire Cominfo for SEK240m; announces fully underwritten rights issue of SEK360m
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-April 17, 2019-Ambea's board declares SEK1.2bn rights issue

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