secondary offering
USA
A public resale offering by stockholders or other securityholders of the company. In a secondary offering, the company does not receive any proceeds. A secondary offering can be completed by the securityholders filing their own registration statement with the SEC or the securities can be included in the registration statement filed for a company's IPO or any other primary offering.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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