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10 Pa. Code § 203.141. Sales to existing equity securityholders.

§ 203.141. Sales to existing equity securityholders.

 (a)  The exemption contained in section 203(n) of the act (70 P.S. §  1-203(n)) is only available for the offer and sale of equity securities when all of the following exist:

   (1)  The offer is made to existing equity securityholders of a class of a series of the issuer’s issued and outstanding equity securities, although the offer does not need to be made to all the classes or series.

   (2)  The offer is made pro rata to all the equity securityholders who are, of record, residents of this Commonwealth.

   (3)  The solicitation of an equity securityholder in this Commonwealth does not result in the payment of a commission or other remuneration, other than a standby commission.

 (b)  The exemption contained in section 203(n) of the act is only available for the offer and sale of debt securities when all of the following exists:

   (1)  The offer is made to existing equity securityholders of a class of a series of the issuer’s issued and outstanding equity securities, although the offer does not need to be made to all the classes or series.

   (2)  The solicitation of an equity securityholder in this Commonwealth does not result in the payment of a commission or other remuneration, other than a standby commission.

 (c)  For purposes of subsection (a)(2), an offer will be considered to have been made pro rata when all of the following exists:

   (1)  The initial offer is made pro rata.

   (2)  After the expiration of a reasonable period of time following the initial offer, an identified equity securityholder acquires securities in an amount exceeding a pro rata share on terms and conditions fully disclosed to the affected equity securityholders.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  203.141 amended under sections 202(g) and (i), 203(d), (i.1), (j) and (n)—(t), 204(a), 205(b), 207(g), (j.1) and (n), 209(b), 211(a) and (b), 504(d), 513, 603(a), 606(d) and 609(a) of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972 (70 P.S. § §  1-202(g) and (i), 1-203(d), (i.1), (j) and (n)—(t), 1-204(a), 1-205(b), 1-207(g), (j.1) and (n), 1-209(b), 1-211(a) and (b), 1-504(d), 1-513, 1-603(a), 1-606(d) and 1-609(a)); section 202.C of the Department of Banking and Securities Code (71 P.S. §  733-202.C); and section 9(b) of the Takeover Disclosure Law (70 P.S. §  79(b)).

Source

   The provisions of this §  203.141 adopted May 31, 1974, effective June 1, 1974, 4 Pa.B. 1085; amended January 28, 1994, effective January 29, 1994, 24 Pa.B. 653; corrected May 29, 1998, effective May 7, 1994, 28 Pa.B. 2509; amended December 30, 1999, effective January 1, 2000, 30 Pa.B. 18; transferred and renumbered from 64 Pa. Code §  203.141, December 14, 2012, effective December 15, 2012, 42 Pa.B. 7533; amended January 12, 2018, effective January 13, 2018, 48 Pa.B. 389. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (364679) to (364681).



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