Rights Offering

Definition:

A popular means of raising capital by offering shareholders the opportunity to buy additional shares of the same stock at a price below the current market value.

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Used in the context of general equities. To participate in a block trade that has already transpired, as if that customer had been part of the trade originally; often used by a new party looking to... Read More

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