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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.
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The session covered how the rights issue process will work and how brokers can best advise their clients to exercise their rights.
He also added that they would like to see the progress in human rights issues.
The rights issue would increase financial solvency and further improve its credit rating, which would allow it to compete for mega projects both locally and internationally, the statement said.
The Rights Issue is fully underwritten by Patersons Securities Limited and will result in the issue of 131,545,267 Rights Issue Shares and 32,886,316 Rights Issue Options, to raise A$5,261,810 before costs.
PA) (LSE: BNP) (OTC: BNPQY) were the joint lead underwriters for the H-share rights issue.
It said rights issues by GCC-based companies are mostly being used to fund regional and international expansion unlike British companies that are using rights issues to repair balance sheets damaged by the credit crunch.
Their backing will be crucial as HBOS looks to strengthen its financial base by inviting investors to take part in a rights issue and buy additional shares.
Lubin begins Romance and Rights by explaining how World War II enabled interracial intimacy to become viewed as a civil rights issue.
It is, therefore, important for private investors to seek expert advice before committing themselves to any rights issues.
Panin bank, which will offer the fifth rights issues of 802.
Chavis' proposals - to start a major endowment for the NAACP, run the organization more like a professional business, expand its membership base and develop programs that would address a broad range of civil rights issues - were applauded by the search committee.
Human Rights 101 kicked off its second season with a December 11th seminar for students and their faculty advisors from 15 New York metropolitan area high schools designed to encourage discussion and exploration of local, national, and global human rights issues.

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