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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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Cahit Adaoglu (2006: 250) analysed the effects of "unsweetened" (plain) and "sweetened" (with simultaneous distribution of bonus issues) rights issues on the Istanbul Stock Exchange Market.
official stressed that it is necessary to develop democracy and dialogue with civil society, human rights issues because everything is interconnected.
Rights issues in Qatar and across the Gulf region are usually offered at steep discounts.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani lambasted the western countries' double-standard policies and stances on human rights issues, and said the West uses human rights as a tool to put pressure on independent states.
Under the Rights Issue, the Company will offer its shareholders, whose registered addressed are within Australia and New Zealand (Eligible Shareholders) one (1) new fully-paid ordinary share for every one (1) fully paid ordinary share held as at 5:00pm on Thursday 26 August 2010 (Rights Issue Share) with one (1) free new option (each with an exercise price of A$0.04 and an expiry date of 30 June 2014) (Rights Issue Option) for every four (4) Rights Issues Shares subscribed for.
Including the CNY17.8bn (USD2.6bn) that the bank raised by selling yuan-denominated rights shares in Shanghai in the middle of March, CMBC has raised a total of USD3.18bn from the rights issues in the Hong Kong and Shanghai markets.
Dubai: The value of rights issues by Gulf-based companies jumped 242 per cent to a record $15.76 billion between July 2007 and June 2008 compared with the previous 12-month period, a study by a leading law firm showed.
They include Royal Bank of Scotland which has announced a pounds 12bn rights issues.
This was especially important for southern courts, which feared that the federal government would intervene in their regulation of interracial relationships if interracial romance and marriage were viewed as civil rights issues. Instead, southern courts argued that interracial intimacy should be viewed as local or regional issues subject to regulation by the states, rather than the federal government.
This report is a summary statement of the Michigan Advisory Committee's study on civil rights issues facing Arab American communities in Michigan.
The overall effect of the rights issue on the market price will be determined by the market reaction to a number of factors, including the stated reason for the capital raising, the amount and timing of this and the previous rights issues, and the outlook for the company.
Three subsidiaries of the Panin Group - Panin Life, Panin Insurance and Panin Bank will offer rights issues in the capital market.

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