secondary distribution
n.
A public sale of stock that has already been issued and sold once, as opposed to a new offering.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


secondary distribution
n. An organized offering of a block of stock by a large share holder of a stock that has already been issued, typically by corporate founders or major investors.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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