Difference Between Private Placement And Preferential Allotment | Semantic Taxgen Pvt Ltd


Difference between private placement and preferential allotment

July 02, 2024

difference between private placement and preferential allotment

The term private placement is governed by Section 42, “offer or invitation for subscription of securities on private placement,” of the Companies Act, 2013, and private placement shall be made only to a select group of persons who have been identified by the board.

The term preferential allotment is governed by Section 62(1) (c) of the Act and Rule 13 of the Companies (Share Capital and Debentures) Rules, 2013, and it means issues of shares or other securities to a selected person or group of f people. Hence, preferential allotment is part of the private placement.

Preferential allotment is one of the concepts, and private placement is one of the procedures through which we can issue securities. The preferential allotment follows the procedure of private placement and shall be incomplete without the procedure of private placement.

difference between private placement and preferential allotment


The term private placement has a wider scope as compared to preferential allotment, so we can say that every preferred allotment is a private placement, whereas every private placement is not a preferred allotment. Private placement and preferential allotment are both ways for companies to raise capital quickly by raising or issuing securities without a public offering.

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