Rights Issue Illustration

Rights Issue Illustration

Rupert Walford

25 years: Capital markets

A rights issue is an offer of shares made via the issue of rights to subscribe for new shares to existing shareholders at a fixed subscription price. In this video Rupert gives us a closer look at what a rights issue can mean from the point of view of a shareholder.

A rights issue is an offer of shares made via the issue of rights to subscribe for new shares to existing shareholders at a fixed subscription price. In this video Rupert gives us a closer look at what a rights issue can mean from the point of view of a shareholder.

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Rights Issue Illustration

15 mins 29 secs

Overview

A rights issue is an offer of shares made via the issue of rights to subscribe for new shares to existing shareholders at a fixed subscription price. In this video, Rupert delves deeper into the granular details.

Key learning objectives:

  • What does the rights issue look like from the perspective of shareholders?

  • What is the Theoretical Ex-Rights (TERP) price?

  • How do participating shareholders get enhanced returns and downside protection?

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Rupert Walford

Rupert Walford

Rupert has over 25 years of experience in the financial services industry working mainly in international capital markets. He is currently a Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets in London responsible for ECM Execution and Healthcare ECM and Corporate Broking in Europe. Rupert was previously at Linklaters for 8 years, at UBS Investment Bank for 9 years as Head of Global Capital Markets Legal and as a member of UBS's ECM Execution team and subsequently at Deutsche Bank in Compliance covering ECM and Corporate Broking. Rupert has extensive experience in a wide range of investment banking transactions in EMEA, predominantly in the emerging markets and in particular Russia. He is also a qualified lawyer.

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