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Item 1000 -- Definitions


The following definitions apply to the terms used in Regulation M-A (Item 1000 through Item 1016), unless specified otherwise:
  1. Associate has the same meaning as in Rule 12b-2 under the Exchange Act;

  2. Instruction C means General Instruction C to Schedule 13E-3 and General Instruction C to Schedule TO;

  3. Issuer tender offer has the same meaning as in Rule 13e-4(a)(2) under the Exchange Act;

  4. Offeror means any person who makes a tender offer or on whose behalf a tender offer is made;

  5. Rule 13e-3 transaction has the same meaning as in Rule 13e-3(a)(3) under the Exchange Act;

  6. Subject company means the company or entity whose securities are sought to be acquired in the transaction (e.g., the target), or that is otherwise the subject of the transaction;

  7. Subject securities means the securities or class of securities that are sought to be acquired in the transaction or that are otherwise the subject of the transaction; and

  8. Third-party tender offer means a tender offer that is not an issuer tender offer.


Regulatory History


64 FR 61408, 61443, Nov. 10, 1999



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