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Subscription Period

The time during which underwriters attempt to place a new issue with investors. During the subscription period, underwriters canvass potential investors, who may or may not book an order to buy a portion the new issue. No deals are final until the new issue is actually made at the end of the subscription period.

subscription period

The span of time during which a new issue of securities may be bought by investors. A subscription period will typically last a week or two, after which the rights to subscribe will expire at no value.
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Previously, Subsidiary Bayanat Al Oula launched dedicated bundles for the 4G Home Connect service with various speeds (6 Mb, 4Mb, 2Mb) and subscription periods (1 month, 3 months, 6 months or 12 months).
The commission said Miki sold the 130 million yen of EBs after their subscription periods passed, although the market values of the three EB issues had already slipped as a result of drops in the prices of the shares linked to the EBs.
The IRA will be offered through the same prospectuses as the current direct stock purchase plans and will be made available through the same subscription periods.
Applicable subscription ratios, record dates, issuance dates and subscription periods have not yet been determined.
The offering is the second of three identical 15-day subscription periods planned for 1994.
By using the "Press Release Subscription" feature on the portal, users can compile a personal information folder and also can subscribe to press releases dealing with topics of interest and choose the subscription periods.
The offering is the first of three identical 15-day subscription periods planned for 1994.
Applicable subscription ratios, record dates, issuance dates, and subscription periods have not yet been determined.
The 15-day offering is the third and final of three identical offerings made available to customers during three 15-day subscription periods during 1993.
The offering is the second of three identical offerings -- totalling 300,000 shares -- made available to customers during three 15-day subscription periods this year.
The company, which initiated its Customer Stock Purchase Plan in 1989, offered two previous subscription periods in 1992.