Meaning of rights issue in English:

rights issue

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noun

  • An issue of shares offered at a special price by a company to its existing shareholders in proportion to their holding of old shares.

    ‘Tayal said that there would be no more public issues or rights issues by the bank in the near future.’
    • ‘This emotional bond is very useful if the company needs to raise money as these shareholders will often add to their holdings in rights issues and open offers.’
    • ‘DCC had sponsored Xtravision's flotation and underwritten two subsequent rights issues.’
    • ‘Despite various restructurings, debt buybacks and rights issues, borrowings still stand at a staggering £6.6b.’
    • ‘Domestic investors are lining up to subscribe to rights issues from companies that have become more transparent or investor friendly than before the crisis.’
    • ‘It also excluded transactions arising from rights issues.’
    • ‘A full explanation of how rights issues work can be found here.’
    • ‘There have been rights issues at both companies in the last two years.’
    • ‘Earlier vessels were financed by rights issues, but these became difficult after a downturn in the Greek stock market.’
    • ‘The amount of new paper that will come to the market this year will be huge - not just initial public offerings, but also rights issues.’
    • ‘The CEP has also subscribed to the rights issues of companies and has meticulously invested in treasury bills.’
    • ‘This has since come down through disposals and a rights issues, but net debt stood at €978 million at the end of 2003.’