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Tougher SEC Standards Are Clogging the PIPEline

Journal of Corporate Renewal
May 2007

A private investment in public equity (PIPE) securities offering has been among the few ways for a distressed public company to obtain necessary cash quickly in a securities offering. But PIPEs often involve the risk of significant dilution of shareholder value. Recently, the SEC has begun scrutinizing PIPE registrations more closely. A company that is considering a PIPE offering should be aware that compliance with new standards may be necessary to complete its registration successfully.


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