provisional allotment letter


provisional allotment letter
provisional allotment letter (PAL)
A temporary document of title by which new shares are offered to shareholders in a rights issue. The PAL shows each shareholder's entitlement to the new shares, and can be traded in nil paid or fully paid form.
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