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Aturmju-pa: Another discount trap

Bursa Malaysia recently witnessed two rights issues exercise involving the issuance of quasi-warrant instruments in the form of ICPS (Irredeemable Convertible Preference Shares).  The number of ICPS issued in these exercises are far larger than the number of ordinary shares outstanding prior to the conversion of these ICPS.  Another feature of these ICPS is that they can be converted to mother share either via exchange of equivalent value of ICPS according to conversion ratio or by tendering at least a unit of ICPS and topping up the balance via cash to “exercise” into the mother share.  As oppose to warrants issuance where a listed company can only issue up to 50% of the outstanding mother share, there is no restriction placed on convertible securities such as ICPS or ICULS even though these instruments can have warrants-like characteristics.

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