Investment Choices

Preference Shares

These are company shares with dividends that are paid to shareholders before common stock dividends are paid out.

Preference share shareholders usually do not have voting rights unlike common stock shareholders.

preference shares


  • Preference share shareholders have the right to receive capital before common stock shareholders, in the event of company bankruptcy.
  • Typically pay a fixed dividend unlike common stock.

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Risks: This product introduction does not form part of any offer or recommendation, or have any regard to the investment objectives, financial situation or needs of any specific person. Before committing to an investment, please seek advice from a financial or other professional adviser regarding the suitability of the product for you and read the relevant product offer documents, including the risk disclosures, which can be obtained from DBS Vickers. If you do not wish to seek financial advice, please consider carefully whether the product is suitable for you.

Investing in preference shares involves risks, including but not limited to economic, market, and liquidity risks. Preference shares are often non-voting and can be redeemable. Dividends may not always be declared and are often non-cumulative. To manage the risks, investors should keep abreast of economic and corporate developments and seek to understand the workings of such instrument and financial markets in general. To find out more, please contact our Investment Specialists.