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Corporate actions

Keep up to date with corporate actions and manage voluntary events from your EQi dashboard

What is a corporate action?


Corporate actions are notices to shareholders about a change the company plans to make. This can be something as simple as a change in ticker name on the stock exchange, or it will be an alert about a bigger change such as a planned acquisition, changes to dividend payments, a merger, a stock split or even bankruptcy.

You can view voluntary corporate actions - UK rights issues, open offers or takeovers - relating to companies in which you are invested from your EQi dashboard. If an offer is showing you will be able to open and view more details, decide whether to take part and edit your selection until the action closes.

For mandatory events and actions relating to companies outside the UK, we notify you by secure message.

With voluntary corporate actions visible on your dashboard, you’ll have more control over your decision to act as an individual investor.

Investment Risk Warnings

The value of investments can fall as well as rise and any income from them is not guaranteed and you may get back less than you invested. Past performance is not a guide to future performance.

EQi does not provide investment advice. If you are in any doubt as to the risk or suitability of an investment or product you should seek advice from an independent financial adviser.

The extent and value of any ISA tax advantages or benefits will vary according to the individual's circumstances. The levels and bases of taxation may also change.

  • Is the corporate action online election service available for all corporate actions?

  • Can I make my corporate action election online only?

  • What are the benefits of providing my corporate action election online?

  • Does a corporate action deadline differ depending on how I elect?

  • How do I receive confirmation of my election?

  • What if I do not have sufficient cash in my ISA to take up rights shares or open offer entitlements?

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