What is a Corporate Action?
A Corporate Action is an activity initiated by a company that affects the nature and/or quantity of stock that you hold. Some actions may require a response from you while others may not. It is important that you understand how a particular corporate action may affect your holding.
There are numerous types of Corporate Action. The main ones are:
- Rights Issues
- Open Offers
- Suspension / liquidation
- Tender Offer
See our glossary for definitions and more details of these corporate actions.