Objectives & Agenda : Companies can use either equity or debt form to raise capital. Equity can be raised by way of rights issue, bonus issue, private placement, public issue, etc. An offer of securities made to the existing shareholders of the Company is a rights issue. Bonus shares may be issued to the members of the Company out of its free reserves, or securities premium account or capital redemption account. The webinar covers the statutory / practical aspects of rights issue and bonus issue, including caveats relating to such issues.