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The importance of the sequence in UK rights issues

Iqbal, Abdullah (2008) The importance of the sequence in UK rights issues. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 35 (1-2). pp. 150-176. ISSN 0306-686X. (doi:10.1111/j.1468-5957.2007.02070.x) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:9653)

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Abstract

This study examines the market reaction to UK rights issues announcements and also

issues. The sample consists of 569 rights issues made by 243 industrial and financial firms over the

in the sequence made by multiple rights issuers. This negative reaction diminishes and becomes

to later rights issues in the sequence is due to the diminishment in the level of information

asymmetry around such issues.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1111/j.1468-5957.2007.02070.x
Uncontrolled keywords: rights issues, seasoned equity offerings, information asymmetry, market reaction
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > Accounting and Finance
Depositing User: Abdullah Iqbal
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2009 17:22 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 13:46 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/9653 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Iqbal, Abdullah: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3013-1007
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