Issue of Securities (Director Approvals Package)

Issue of Securities (Director Approvals Package)

Issuing securities means more than just a quick cash injection – it’s a milestone for your business that shows you’re ready to bring in new investors to help you grow and scale.

This do-it-yourself document generator helps you draft all the documents you need to issue new securities in your business – be they shares, options, convertible notes or units in a unit trust.
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Issue of Securities (Director Approvals Package)

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What is a Securities Issuance Pack?

A Securities Issuance Pack is a set of all the documents required to issue new shares, options, notes, or units in a company. 

This pack includes director/s approvals or resolutions for the issue of the shares, in a written resolution format or via a board meeting, an application form for the shares, and ‘share certificates’ for officially issuing the shares.

The resolutions provide for issuing and alloting the securities to the Applicant, entering the Applicant as the holder of those securities in the books of the Company, and issuing new certificates for those securities in the name of the Applicant.

When should I use a Securities Issuance Pack?

A Securities Issuance Pack should be used if you’re a company documenting the issuance of new shares, options, notes, or units to investors.

What topics does a Securities Issuance Pack cover?

The pack covers these main areas: 

  • Resolutions of the director(s) for the issue of the shares
  • An application form for the shares
  • ‘Share certificates’ for officially issuing the shares

What are the main decisions I need to make in creating a Securities Issuance Pack ?

  • What type of securities are being issued – shares, options, notes, or units?  
  • How many shares would you like to issue? This represents the total number of shares, in each class, issued by your company. The number of shares your company issues represents your company’s capital. The number and price of these shares will depend on how much capital is needed by your company. If you are unsure about the amount of capital your company needs, please contact us directly.
  • What information you would need from the applicants for the securities?
  • What is the total amount of paid and unpaid shares you would like to issue. The shareholder (or ‘member’) may pay the full amount when they purchase the shares, or they may only pay a portion of the cost. What these amounts are and if they are paid or unpaid, must be included in the share structure.

What other names does a Securities Issuance Pack go by?

A Securities Issuance Pack is also known as: 

  • a Pack for the Issuance of Securities
  • a Share Issuance Pack; or 
  • Pack for the Issuance of Shares.
  • Share Allotment Pack
  • Stock Allotment Pack
  • Securities Allotment Pack
  • Issue of securities Company minutes & resolutions package

Securities includes shares (including ordinary shares, preference shares, and different classes of shares), options and units in a unit trust.

Frequently Asked Questions

The parties involved are the company (acting through its directors), and the prospective investors or holders of shares, options, notes, or units.

Generally you need this pack when you’re in a company that’s issuing new shares, options, notes, or units.

No, it doesn’t. Disclosure is a separate question.  

This pack is for recording and documenting a transaction to comply with the Corporations Act.

If you need advice on disclosure requirements, please contact us – we’ll be happy to help.

  • Whether resolutions will be written or done at a Board meeting
  • Director details
  • Type, number, and price of shares, options, notes, or units being offered 
  • Applicant details
  • Company details

There are several signing options available. How you sign largely depends on where the parties are located and if they will attend signing together. You can print on paper and sign, or use electronic signature tools such as Docusign or Hellosign.

If you need any assistance please contact us directly, we would be happy to assist.

If you have any questions or are uncertain about any aspect of the document please do not sign it or use it, please contact us directly and we would be happy to assist.

Absolutely! Get in touch with us and we can provide a fixed-fee price to review it.

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What other documents might I need?

If you’re interested in a Securities Issuance Pack you might also need to think about:

This document sets out the details and obligations that govern the framework between the company and shareholders.

This document outlines the principles of governance of the company and will usually detail the resignation or removal conditions and criteria for directors/officers.

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