offering circular


offering circular
A generic term applied to any document which is used to offer securities. Offering circulars are used on issues of all types of security, for example, shares and bonds. The terms offering circular, listing particulars and prospectus are often used interchangeably.
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private placement memorandum, Also known as an offering memorandum and offering circular.
A document, which is typically used in an unregistered offering of securities, that provides investors with certain information about the issuer of the securities, its business and the securities being offered. Both reporting issuers and non-reporting issuers disclose information about the unregistered securities being offered, including the risks in purchasing them and their transfer restrictions.
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