Offerings


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Offerings

Often refers to initial public offerings. When a firm goes public and makes an offering of stock to the market.

Offering

1. An issue of stock by a publicly-traded company. A company makes an offering through underwriters, who have the responsibility to place the offering with individual and institutional investors. Companies make offerings in order to raise financing for expanded operations, though occasionally they make offerings because they have become cash poor and need assistance to maintain current operations. The offerings themselves give investors a portion of ownership in the company issuing them. The first public offering a company issues is called an initial public offering, and marks the point when a company ceases to be privately held and becomes publicly traded.

2. An issue of bonds. A company or government makes an offering through underwriters, who have the responsibility to place the offering with individual and institutional investors. Companies and governments make offerings in order to raise financing for expanded operations, though occasionally they make offerings because they have become cash poor and need assistance to maintain current operations. The bonds themselves represent debt that the company or government owes the investor.
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Mesa intends to use the net proceeds from the offerings to continue its acquisition strategy and for general corporate purposes.
(NASDAQ: PSTI) announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 27,142,858 shares of its common stock and warrants to purchase up to 27,142,858 shares of its common stock with an exercise price of $0.70 per share at a public offering price of $0.70 a share and accompanying warrant.
The public offering includes the full exercise by the underwriters of their separate options in each of the respective offerings to purchase additional shares at the public offering price from the company.
Due to the increase in the Offerings size, the Company is providing shareholders who exercised their subscription rights by 5:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, on May 27, 2016, the expiration date for the Rights Offering, and new investors who submitted subscription agreements in the Community Offering on or prior to June 10, 2016 the option to fully or partially withdraw their subscriptions by 5:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time, on June 17, 2016.
The notes offering and the common stock offering are referred to in this release collectively as the "offerings." Neither offering is contingent on the completion of the other offering.
businesses--ranging from a school bus company to a funeral home operator--have launched public offerings in Canada, and many others are in the pipeline.
Nevertheless, the pluses outweigh the minuses in many cases, and new DST offerings are arriving on the like-kind exchange market at an accelerating rate.
Chan Kim and Renee Mauborgne developed an approach to creating new value by looking across conventionally defined boundaries of business--across substitute industries, strategic groups, buyer groups, complementary product and service offerings, and across the functional/emotional orientation of an industry.
The offering addresses a critical need in research and drug development.
We take pride in joining the Merix team in order to further Merix' strategic initiative of developing a world-class quick-turn service offering. We think this combination creates a leading company that can support its collective customers on a seamless basis by offering services that support new product introduction though volume production."
In particular, the disclosure and due diligence processes associated with Rule 144A offerings may be novel for these kinds of issuers.
Francoise Desrosiers, president and CEO of Big Red Diamond Corp., says the company went public in March with an offering of 4.5 million units consisting of one full share and one-half warrant for trade on the TSX-Venture exchange.