subscription ratio

Subscription Ratio

In a rights offering, the number of rights required to buy a share in a publicly-traded company. A rights offering allows current shareholders to buy more shares, especially of a new issue, at a discount from their market value. The subscription ratio describes the number of shares one must currently hold in order to effectively receive a free share.

subscription ratio

The number of rights required to purchase a single share of a security in a rights offering.
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Tunisian investors believe that IPOs with low subscription ratio are overvalued.
convertible bonds, the share subscription ratio shall be adjusted
Judging from the progress of subscription, among the on-going large-scale H share public offering projects, New China Life Insurance boasts the highest subscription ratio of lock-up cornerstone investors during its share offering in HongKong, which is more than 50%.
5m shares with a subscription ratio of ten-to-three, seeking gross proceeds of up to EUR24.
7 mln shares in its rights offering were subscribed for at 2 euros each, giving a subscription ratio of 95.
Shareholders were granted a one-for-two subscription ratio.
64 times of subscription ratio which led CDB to float an additional CNY20bn.
The subscription ratio is 2:15, which means the rights offering to existing shareholders will be in the ratio of two new shares per 15 existing shares.
But the subscription ratio for microcellular personal handy-phone system (PHS) services dropped to 13.
o The subscription price and subscription ratio will be announced on September 14, 2010.
The subscription ratio for existing shareholders is set at 5:2.
The subscription ratio may be adjusted as necessary to reflect the actual number of shares of Common Stock issued and outstanding as of the record date.