Everything you need to know about the Bright Solar Limited rights issue

Bright Solar Limited (BRIGHT) has announced a rights issue of 46 lakh equity shares aggregating up to Rs. 4.6 crores. The rights issue opens for subscription on April 03, 2023, and will close on April 10, 2023.

Anyone who holds shares of Bright Solar Limited as of February 6, 2023 (record date) will be eligible for receiving Rights Entitlements (REs). You can check the announcement from the company here.

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 will be eligible for Rights Entitlements (REs) if you have bought the shares on or before February 3, 2023. The ex-date is February 6, 2023.

Rights Issue Details

Issue Period April 03, 2023 - April 10, 2023
RE Trading Period April 03, 2023 - April 06, 2023
Issue Price Rs. 10
Ratio 2:9
Ex-date February 6, 2023
Record Date February 6, 2023
Tentative Date of Allotment for rights shares April 17, 2023
Tentative Date of Credit of rights shares April 20, 2023
Tentative Date of Listing for rights shares April 28, 2023

How to apply for Bright Solar 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;

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.

If you face any difficulties applying for the rights issue, you can reach out to the RTA at [email protected] or at 011-40450193-197.

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.