public distribution


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Public Distribution

Any offering of stock by a publicly-traded company to individual investors. If it is the first such offering, it is called an initial public offering (IPO); otherwise, it is a follow-on offering. Companies make public distributions in order to raise financing for expanded operations, or because they have become cash poor and need to finance their current operations. There is a sales fee attached to public distributions that the issuer includes in the offering price.

public distribution

The sale of a new securities issue to individual investors. The sales fee for the distribution, usually absorbed by the issuer, is included in the offering price.
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97 lakh tonnes of food grains during the current year to the states and UTs for the Targeted Public Distribution System, National Food Security Act and other welfare schemes, among others.
He was inquired by a Government Official there about the services ESDS provides to the Government, and specifically for the Public Distribution System.
The company said the offer is the first from its public distribution programme of simple debentures, with a value of up to BRL1bn and a duration of two years.
TAM's public distribution of debentures was led by Bradesco as leading coordinator and Itau BBA and Unibanco, as co-managers.
Mwenda looks at the public distribution of securities, insurance, pension funds, and banking and secondary regulators such as the Zambia Revenue Authority, the Zambia Privatization Agency, the Zambia Competition Commission, and the Anti-Money Laundering Investigations Unit.
To be on the listing a company must meet public distribution, management, technical and financial standards.
But such aid actually compounds the humanitarian crisis by helping to prop up Kim's regime, which rations the food through the country's Public Distribution System (PDS).
Government should cap procurement and buy only grains it needs for public distribution and food security.
And the availability of this rice depends on its acceptance by farmers and the efficiency of the public distribution system--problems plaguing the availability of food in the first place.
Thirty-one per cent of food grains and 36 per cent of sugar in the public distribution system, which is designed to provide food for the poor, get diverted to the black market.
It was not meant for public distribution, and by showing it to a group, Rawn-Peterson committed a crime, cheating the distribution company.
Halasz takes the public sphere back further, to pamphlets of the sixteenth century, and argues that Habermas's conception needs to take more account of how commercial capitalism not only created the conditions for public distribution of texts, but also infiltrated discourse.