Professor Rosilyn Overton | Chapter 15 – Raising Capital
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Chapter 15 – Raising Capital

There Is No Special Assignment For This Chapter!

The following are terms that you should be able to define perfectly when you finish studying this chapter. Make your flash cards and take them with you, reviewing them whenever you have a chance. You will be a happy test taker!


Key terminology:

Venture capital
Registration statement
Regulation A
Red herring
Tombstone Ad
General cash offer
Rights offer
Initial public offering
Seasoned equity offering

Firm commitment underwriting
Best efforts underwriting
Green shoe provision
Lockup agreement
Term loans
Private Placements
Shelf registration

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