preferential form

preferential form
The London Stock Exchange allows companies offering shares to the public to set aside up to 10% of the issue for applications from employees and, where a parent company is floating off a subsidiary, from shareholders of the parent company. Exchange Handbook Glossary

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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