PNB Housing Finance Limited (PNBHOUSING) has announced a rights issue of 9.07 crore equity shares aggregating up to Rs. 2,493.76 crores. The rights issue opens for subscription on April 13, 2023, and will close on April 27, 2023.
Anyone who holds shares of PNB Housing Finance Limited as of April 5, 2023 (record date) will be eligible for receiving Rights Entitlements (REs). These REs will be temporarily traded on the stock exchanges and will then be extinguished. You can either use the REs to apply for the rights shares of the company or you can sell them in the market.
You can check the announcement from the company here.
You will be eligible for Rights Entitlements (REs) if you’ve bought the shares on or before April 3, 2023. The ex-date is April 5, 2023.
Rights Issue Details
|Issue Period||April 13, 2023 - April 27, 2023|
|RE Trading Period||April 13, 2023 - April 24, 2023|
|Issue Price||Rs. 275 per share|
|Ex-date||April 5, 2023|
|Record Date||April 5, 2023|
|Tentative Date of Allotment for rights shares||May 12, 2023|
|Tentative Date of Credit of rights shares||May 15, 2023|
|Tentative Date of Listing for rights shares||May 17, 2023|
How to apply for PNB Housing Finance Limited Rights Issue?
Once you either receive the REs from the company or purchase them from the market, you can apply for the rights shares using the below methods;
- Online via Netbanking ASBA
- Offline by submitting the Application Form to the nearest branch of SCSB (Self Certified Syndicate Bank)
You can check the application process here.
You will need to enter your Demat account’s Beneficiary Owner ID which is a 16-digit number while applying for the rights issue.
The option to apply for rights shares through the RTAs portal is not available for this rights issue.
What will happen to my purchased holding of RE shares if I do not apply for the rights issue?
Your REs will lapse and you will lose the premium paid to acquire them. The RE will be in the form of temporary demat securities which will lapse if not renounced/exercised once the trading window is closed.
I don’t have the shares but bought REs, am I still eligible to apply for the rights issue?
In case you have bought REs but don’t have shares, you’re still eligible for the rights issue. You may apply for the rights shares either through the RTA’s portal or via net banking ASBA if your bank allows it. If you don’t take any action, and let the REs remain in your Zerodha account, they will lapse after the issue.
You can read more FAQ’s on Rights Issue and Rights Entitlements here.