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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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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.
But the official said Miki defended itself, saying, ''We engaged in those practices as if the subscription periods had been extended.''
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).
As per the offer, subscribers who send a (free) SMS, the chance to win a variety of gifts from its products and services, New and existing subscribers renewing their subscription to the operator's 4G home Connect service will get an additional free of charge period equivalent to their subscription period, available at all Mobily's branches located in regions covered by 4G.
One option entitles its holder to subscribe for one company B share during the subscription period, which is 1 April 2012-30 April 2014 for 2007C options.