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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. 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;
- Example: "the investment banker who handles a rights offering usually agrees to buy any shares not bought by shareholders"
[syn: rights offering, rights issue]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

rights issue n 1: 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" [syn: rights offering, rights issue]