- Topic: Private Placements
- May 2016ACIC Private Notes
Over the past several years, a number of public-private partnership transactions have been financed in the domestic and cross-border U.S. private placement market. Given the need for new infrastructure both domestically and abroad, we anticipate that the number of P3 transactions entering the U.S. private placement market will continue to rise over the coming years.
In order to maintain the global private placement market as an attractive market for both issuers and investors, the American College of Investment Counsel undertook to update its Model Form Note Purchase Agreement last year and released its Transaction Process Management Committee Updated Model X Form No. 2, draft dated April 15, 2014.
- The SEC Proposes Rules to Allow General Solicitation and Advertising in Certain Private Securities OfferingsClient Alert
The Securities and Exchange Commission recently proposed rules to eliminate the prohibition against general solicitation and general advertising in securities offerings conducted in reliance on Rule 506 of Regulation D and Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933, as directed by the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act. The proposed rules are intended to create increased opportunities for private companies, including private funds, to reach a larger and broader potential investor audience. Comments on the proposed rules are due by October 5, 2012.
- Client Alert
The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. recently announced the new FINRA Rule 5123 will be effective December 3, 2012. The new rule requires FINRA member firms to file copies of any offering documents used in non-public offerings of securities. The new rule includes several key exemptions, such as offerings solely to certain institutional investors, very high net worth individuals and employees as well as offerings made pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933.