rights offer


rights offer
subscription rights / rights issue Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary
Privilege granted to existing shareholders of a company to subscribe to shares of a new issue against payment. Rights are often tradable in the secondary market. Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary

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  • rights offer — subscription rights / rights issue Privilege granted to existing shareholders of a company to subscribe to shares of a new issue against payment. Rights are often tradable in the secondary market …   Euroclear glossary

  • rights issue — An issue of shares for cash by a company to its existing shareholders on a basis pro rata to their existing shareholdings. The issue will normally be at a substantial discount to the current share price (usually between 20% and 40% discount). The …   Financial and business terms

  • rights issue — A method by which listed companies on a stock exchange raise new capital, in exchange for new shares. The name arises from the principle of pre emption rights, according to which existing shareholders must be offered the new shares in proportion… …   Accounting dictionary

  • rights issue — A method by which listed companies on a stock exchange raise new capital, in exchange for new shares. The name arises from the principle of pre emption rights, according to which existing shareholders must be offered the new shares in proportion… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • rights issue — subscription rights / rights offer Privilege granted to existing shareholders of a company to subscribe to shares of a new issue against payment. Rights are often tradable in the secondary market …   Euroclear glossary

  • rights of first offer — USA This requires an equity holder in a company (such as a stockholder or a member) to offer to sell its equity to the other holders before offering to sell to third parties. If the other holders do not buy such offered equity, the selling holder …   Law dictionary

  • rights of first refusal — USA This requires an equity holder in a company (such as a stockholder or a member) to offer to sell its equity to the other holders after receiving a bona fide third party offer. The offer to the other holders must typically be made on… …   Law dictionary

  • rights issue — an issuing of extra shares. A company may raise additional capital from its members as opposed to from the public at large by issuing extra shares; this is called a rights issue. See pre emption; pre emption clause. Collins dictionary of law. W.… …   Law dictionary

  • rights issue — rights .issue n BrE technical an offer of company ↑shares at a cheaper price than usual, to people who own some already …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rights issue — rights ,issue noun count BUSINESS an offer of SHARES at a special low price by a company to people who already own shares in it …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English