A legal document lodged and/or registered with the Australian Securities Commission setting forth the complete history and current status of a security issue or fund, and which must be made available to all interested investors in advance of their investment, when an offer is made to the public.
When a company applies for a listing of its securities which are to be offered to the public in the UK, a prospectus is required in accordance with the UKLAâ€(tm)s Listing Rules, detailing information on the company, its accounts, directors and its securities.
A prospectus is a document which is provided to investors of a mutual fund. It is a fund's legal selling document that contains more complete information on a fund's investment objectives, portfolio management services, investment risks and management fees.----------[ Back
The document issued by a company or fund which sets out the complete history and current status of its public equity issue or debt raising, and which provides the background and financial and management status of the company or fund.
This publication gives a wealth of information about the mutual fund, the fund manager's objectives, loads, and much more. It must contain certain information as required by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
A document which has to be published by a company wanting to issue shares to the public in compliance with the rules and regulations of the Stock Exchange. It provides information on the company's business, its history, financial structure and future prospects.
When a company comes to the stock market in the UK it must issue a prospectus. This provides information such as a five-year profit and loss statement, the company history and its plans, a five-year pre-tax record, forecast of the pre-tax profits is expects to make in its first year as a public company (and the dividends it intends to pay), and a detailed balance sheet.
Formal disclosure of details about a company's offer to sell securities to the public, which must be furnished to prospective buyers of the securities. In the case of mutual funds, the prospectus includes a statement of the fund's investment objective, manager, costs of buying and selling (if any), expenses, and historical performance. You should always read the prospectus carefully before you make an investment. Vision provides mutual fund prospectuses online.
A formal written document which provides a business plan and objective for a proposed business or investment opportunity, or historical information concerning an existing entity. This information is required in mutual fund, limited partnership and public offering investments to enable investors to make an informed decision before committing resources.
A document that contains material information for an impending offer of securities (containing most of the information included in the registration statement) and that is used for solicitation purposes by the issuer and underwriters.
Official document which describes investment policy, fees, risks, management and other pertinent fund information as directed by the Securities and Exchange Commission. A prospectus must accompany any new offer to sell securities.
The document issued by a company or fund setting out the terms of its public equity issue or debt raising. This provides the background and financial and management status of the company or fund, subject to the requirements of the ASX Listing Rules and the Corporations Law.
Official disclosure document required by federal law to precede or accompany the sale of a security. The prospectus describes a mutual fund's investment objectives, management policies and other relevant shareholder information.
The PROSPECTUS is Part I of the two-part REGISTRATION STATEMENT and, although it is required by the 1933 ACT, it is also relied on by the issuer as the offering or selling document since it will be the only OFFERING DOCUMENT allowed to be publicly distributed before the offering commences. Section 2(10) of the 1933 act defines the term PROSPECTUS to include written communications, including television and radio broadcasts. With respect to an ELECTRONIC ROADSHOW, the issue is primarily whether the presentation is deemed to be a prospectus and thus subject to the requirements of Section 10, which include filing the prospectus with the SEC. See also SUMMARY PROSPECTUS.
For Mutual Funds, a Prospectus is the official document that describes the fund and must be provided to all investors. It contains information on such subjects as the fund's investment objectives, policies, services and fees. You should read it carefully before you invest.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requires every fund to provide each shareholder a prospectus wherein the fund describes its investment objectives, investments, past performance, fees, and services. Get it. Read it. Know it — before you invest in it.
a formal document that gives sufficient detail about a business opportunity for a prospective investor to make a decision. A prospectus must disclose any material risks and be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
A document describing the financial details associated with an investment opportunity. Companies that offer stock are required to issue a prospectus. It contains background information about the company - its products and services, its financial situation, and its financial forecasts. A prospectus is designed to help an investor make educated decisions about an investment opportunity.
A formal written offer to sell securities that provides an investor with the necessary information to make an informed decision. A prospectus explains a proposed or existing business enterprise and must disclose any material risks and information according to the securities laws. A prospectus must be filed with the SEC and be given to all potential investors. Companies offering securities, mutual funds, and offerings of other investment companies including Business Development Companies are required to issue prospectuses describing their history, investment philosophy or objectives, risk factors and financial statements. Investors should carefully read them prior to investing.
For investment products (including variable life insurance and variable annuity products), this is a formal written document which explains fees, features, portfolio investment objectives and other details. You must be given a copy of the prospectus before purchasing mutual funds, variable life, and variable annuity products and you should read it carefully before you invest or send money.
When a company offers stock, it is required to issue a prospectus, which is a document describing the financial details associated with the investment opportunity. It contains background information about the company, its products/services, its financial situation, and its financial forecasts. A prospectus is designed to help an investor make educated decisions about an investment opportunity.
This defines the different types of subaccounts within the variable annuity, charts the previous performance of these investments, and lists any and all charges that will be deducted from the variable annuity portfolio.
Major part of the registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for public offerings. A prospectus generally describes securities or partnership interests to be issued and sold.
the printed summary of a registration statement filed with the SEC in conjunction with a public offering; contains details concerning the company issuing the shares and the price at which the shares are offered to the public. It must be provided to the original purchaser no later than the date of confirmation of their purchase. See proxy statement.
a document that describes the location of a property, indicates trees marked for cutting, and states that the timber will be sold in accordance with a suitable contact. A prospectus includes the number of trees marked, their diameter classes, and a volume estimate for each species.
A formal written document relating to a new securities offering that delineates the proposed business plan or the data relevant to an existing business plan--information needed by investors to make educated decisions whether to purchase the security. The prospectus includes financial data, a précis of the firm's business history, a list of its officers, a description of its operations, and mention of any pending litigation. A prospectus is an abridged version of the firm's registration statement filed with the SEC.--See also Offering Circular; Red Herring.
Every mutual fund has a prospectus that provides information about the fund, as required by securities regulators. You can get a prospectus from the fund company (Web site, phone or by mail) or your financial adviser. Mutual fund prospectuses are available without charge on the SEC's EDGAR Web site.
A prospectus is a lengthy informational document forming the legal core of efforts to sell a security. A prospectus is technically any notice, advertisement, letter or other communication, transmitted in any manner, which offers a security for sale or confirms the sale of any security during certain time periods.
a legal document that must be given to every investor who purchases registered securities in an offering. It describes the details of the company, fund, and the particular offering or investment objective, charges and expenses.
A disclosure document prepared to provide potential investors with detailed information regarding the purchase of securities including debt offering, equity offerings or limited partnership offerings. The purpose is to raise funds for a company already trading on a stock market exchange.
An informational document available for free from any mutual fund company. Includes basic information about a fund, such as its investment strategy, its past performance, and its expenses. Read it before you invest in the fund.
A document related to a new securities offering, intended to provide investors with information that will help them decide whether to buy the security. The prospectus will ordinarily describe the proposed business plan and related information, including financial data, a summary of the firm's business history, a list of its officers, a description of its operations and notification of any pending litigation.
1. A leaflet or pamphlet issued by a publisher and describing a new publication. 2. A publication written to inform, arouse interest in, and encourage the reader to take some action concerning, a book about to be published, a school or other education institution, or the issue of stock or shares of a company, etc.
a formal written offer to sell securities (filed with the SEC) that sets forth a plan for a (proposed) business enterprise; "a prospectus should contain the facts that an investor needs to make an informed decision"
a disclosure document, containing key financial and non-financial information, that a company makes available to potential investors when it is issuing securities to raise capital or when it wants its securities admitted to trading or exchange
a document that among other things explains what type of a business the company carries out or intends to carry out and also invites members of public to subscribe for the company's shares and debentures
an important document providing a fund's details, including its investment objective, policies for achieving the objectives, fees, and other important information that investors may need to make investment decisions
Required by federal securities law, a document issued by a company or mutual fund that describes such subjects as investment objectives and policies, services, restrictions, fund fees and other charges, the fund's financial statements, and additional facts an investor needs to make an informed decision.
A document that explains the terms of a new security offering, the officers, the outside public accounting firms, the legal opinion, and description of the core business. It must be made available to any customer who purchases new corporate and certain municipal issues.
A printed document for investors that describes a particular mutual fund investment; needs to explain the overall investment goals, how the fund manager expects to meet those goals, any management fees charged to investors, the investment's historical returns and projections for the future.
The SEC-approved offering document for an investment. The prospectus defines a mutual fund's investment objective, its expenses, its past performance history and lists the fund's portfolio manager. Unless there are fundamental changes to a fund's operations, a new prospectus must only be issued annually.
A document issued by a company or fund offering shares or units to the puclic. It contains financial and other details (such as details of the offering, background of the company/fund and parties involved in management/ownership) which are relevant to investors' decision whether or not to invest in the company/fund.
The official booklet that describes the mutual fund and offers its shares for sale. It contains information, as required by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), on subjects including the fund's investment objectives and policies, services, investment restrictions, officers and directors, purchase and redemption of shares, charges, and financial statements.
A legal document describing securities being offered for sale to the public. It must be prepared in accordance with provincial securities commission regulations. Prospectus documents usually disclose pertinent information concerning the company's operations, securities, management and purpose of the offering.
A document which describes a security offering, such as that of a mutual fund. It provides an in-depth description of facts and information relevant to the offering as required by regulatory authorities.
Document (often a glossy brochure) issued by a company before it issues shares to members of the public. The prospectus gives basic information about a company, such as its history and details of which businesses it's involved in.
This document is attached to a company's S-1 registration statement explaining all aspects of a company's business, including financial results, growth strategy, and risk factors. The preliminary prospectus is also called a Red Herring because of the red ink used on the front page, which indicates that some information -- such as the price and share amounts -- is subject to change.
The Prospectus is a formal document sent to the Office of Management and Budget and Congress to receive funding authorization. It includes project scope information, budget, and schedule, plus a housing plan. This, if approved, results in authorization letters from both the House and Senate that approve the project, whereas an appropriations bill actually funds the project.
The official document that describes a mutual fund. It contains information required by the SEC on such subjects as the fund's investment objectives, policies, services, and fees. By law, a prospectus must be provided to all investors prior to placing a trade.
A legal document describing a new issue of securities for sale to the public which is prepared in accordance with provincial securities commission regulations. A mutual fund prospectus contains information regarding the fund's investment objectives and restrictions, management fees, tax considerations, and all other details pertinent to the fund.
A document, usually in the form of a booklet, that provides information about a specific mutual fund; such as the funds investment and the redemption policies. The prospectus, according to law, must always is accompanied with the application. Prospective investors should always read the mutual fund's prospectus before sending money.
A formal written document required to sell securities. A mutual fund prospectus describes the history of the fund, the fund manager's background, the fund's objective, and other important facts that are critical in an investor's decision of whether to purchase the fund.
The document that offers securities for sale to the public. It must explain the offer, including the terms, planned use of the money, historical financial statements and other info that could help investors decide whether the investment is suitable for them. The prospectus is required under the Securities Act of 1933.
A prospectus is a legal document that describes the security being offered for sale to the public. It discloses important information about the company's operations, securities, management and the purpose of the offering.
A prospectus or any supplementary prospectus required to be prepared and published by an issuer in accordance with Part IV of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 giving information to the public about an issue of securities
The official offer document included in the registration statement filed with SEBI in conjunction with a public offer. The prospectus conta ins information about the offer of securities and should be given to the original purchasers no later than the written confirmation of their purchase.
An offer document by which a mutual fund invites the public for subscribing to the units of a scheme. This document contains information about the scheme and the AMC so as to enable a prospective investor make an informed decision.
The official circular which describes the units of a unit trust fund and offers them for sale. It contains details concerning the unit trust fund, its manager, the method of determining the unit prices, description of plans available.
This is a legal document that must be given to every investor that purchases a variable contract. The information in the prospectus outlines investment objectives and policies for the sub-accounts as well as the charges. ()
a brochure that must be issued by any company or authority, such as a corporate, unit trust or semi government borrower, seeking to raise funds from the general public through the issue of shares or other securities. The prospectus sets out details of the investments offered, spelling out what interest rates are offered, what different investment maturities are available and other terms. It must be registered with ASIC.
A document prepared about an investment detailing the current financial statements, business description and its associated risks. Each prospectus must have full disclosure as mandated by the appropriate regulating body.
A legal document that provides investors with full, true and plain disclosure about the securities it relates to. This may include information about the company or a mutual fund issuing the securities, their products, management, financial and strategic planning, and risk. This document is filed with securities regulators who will review it and issue a receipt.
A required legal document that offers securities or mutual fund shares for sale. The Securities Act of 1933 requires that a prospectus explain the terms, issuer, objectives (if a mutual fund) or planned use of the money (if securities) and historical financial statements included in the offer.
A formal written document describing the history, background of managers, fund objectives, a financial statement and other essential data of the company that wants to sell its shares on the stock market.
a legal document prepared in anticipation of an offering for the sale of securities. A prospectus describes the company issuing the security and the securities being offered, and must be available to all interested investors before funds can be remitted. Different prospectuses are required for the TIAA Real Estate Account and the CREF variable accounts. A prospectus is not required for the TIAA Traditional Annuity because it is an insurance product, not a security.
Formal written document to sell securities that describes the business plan for an existing or proposed company that an investor needs to make an informed decision. Prospectuses also are used by mutual funds to describe the fund objectives, risks and other essential information.
is a document issued under the control of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) that provides detailed information to enable the public to make an informed decision about investing money in the product. A prospectus must be issued by anyone seeking money from the public for investment in securities.
A document that presents a company's financial data for several consecutive years, discusses its position in its industry, describes how it will use the funds raised by a security sale, and summarizes other information that well informed investors should have.
An official selling circular that must be given to purchasers of new securities registered with the Securities & Exchange Commission highlighting the longer Registration Statement filed with the Commission.
This is the name of the document produced by Forest Enterprises that contains an 'offer of securities to the public', as that phrase is defined in the in New Zealand Securities Act 1978, that is intended to be or has been delivered to the Registrar or Deputy Registrar of Companies for registration under the Act. A registered Prospectus is usually mandatory for a new investment issue.
A legal document that explains the risks of investing in a particular mutual fund or exchange traded fund. The prospectus will usually discuss performance history, fees, risks, and experience of the portfolio managers. All investment company products are required by law to be accompanied by a prospectus. Go to Top
Offered to an investor before the point of purchasing units/shares*. This document formally sets out further detail on aspects covered in the instrument of incorporation* or trust deed* such as charges, distribution dates and investment policy but in a less legalistic way. For unit trusts* it is sometimes known as the Scheme Particulars.
The official document that describes a mutual fund. It contains information required by the Securities and Exchange Commission on such subjects as the fund's investment objectives, policies, services and fees. A prospectus must be given to every investor. A more detailed document, known as "Part B" of the registration statement, (or "Statement of Additional Information,") is available at no charge upon request.
A written document prepared for presentation to investors as both a selling document and as a legal disclosure document. The prospectus contains a description of the business, management, management compensation, intracompany transactions, names and shareholdings of principal shareholders, audited financial statements, a discussion of operations and financial condition, use of proceeds, dilution, and the company's dividend policy, as well as a description of the company's capitalization and underwriting arrangements.
a legal document usually written in extraordinarily tedious language that provides information about a potential investment, including discussions of its investment objectives, policies, past performance, risks, and cost.
a legal document that provides details on a fund's objectives, history, manager, fees and risks. Most mutual fund companies produce a Simplified Prospectus that summarizes how to buy and sell mutual funds, as well as details on each of the funds offered, in plain English. Always read the prospectus before buying a fund. Click here to download a copy of the Altamira Simplified Prospectus.
Every university publishes a list of the courses available in a prospectus. There may be different prospectus' for undergraduate and postgraduate course. A publication detailing courses available at a particular
The written statement that discloses the terms of a securities offering or a mutual fund. Strict rules govern the information that must be disclosed to investors in the prospectus. You should always read the prospectus on any mutual fund before investing.
A legal document containing information about the security for sale. The prospectus contains information on the investment objectives, risks, sales charges and management expenses, services offered, as well as other information. Return to Previous
Required by securities laws and issued by mutual fund companies and ETFs, the prospectus is a legal document that discloses the investment objectives of the fund, operating history, fund management, management fees, portfolio holdings, and other related financial data. Brokers are required to give a prospectus to investors before they invest. Back
A document, published prior to the issue of shares to the public, which explains all aspects of a company's business, detailing financial and other information about the company and the securities being offered for sale.
A legal document that gives prospective investors information about an investment, including discussions of its investment objectives and policies, risks, costs, and past performance. A prospectus must be offered to a potential investor before he/she can establish an account and must also be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
A formal written offer to sell securities. This document contains information on fund's or company's investment objectives, policies, services and fees. A prospectus, which is a legal document published in accordance with the regulations of the country in which it is published, should be read carefully before an investment is made.
A fund's formal written statement, generally issued on an annual basis. In this statement the fund sets forth its proposed purposes and goals, and other facts (e.g.: history and investment objective) that an investor should know in order to make an informed decision.
When a company seeks to sell stock to the general public it first must file a Registration Statement with the SEC. The prospectus is that part of the Registration Statement that is distributed to investors. The Prospectus includes critical information about a company's business, , the amount of money it is seeking to raise, its financial condition, its principal stockholders, the potential risks for investors, the background of management and the manner in which the company intends to spend its funds.
The official document that describes a mutual fund to investors. The prospectus contains information required by the SEC, such as investment objectives and policies, risks, services and fees. A fund's prospectus should always be read carefully before investing.
describes the mutual fund to prospective investors. Every mutual fund has a prospectus. The prospectus contains information about the mutual fund's costs, investment objectives, risks, and performance. You can get a prospectus from the mutual fund company (through its website or by phone or mail). Your financial professional or broker can also provide you with a copy.
A document provided by mutual fund companies to prospective investors. The prospectus gives information needed by investors to make informed decisions prior to investing in a specific mutual fund. The prospectus includes information on the minimum investment amount, the fund's objectives, past performance, risk level, sales charges, management fees, and any other expense information about the fund, as well as a description of the services provided to investors in the fund.
Every mutual fund issues a prospectus, which is written in the driest, most confusing, boring language possible. But, in essence, it will describe the investment style of the fund. It answers the following essential questions: How much is the fund going to make from managing your money? What kinds of returns has the fund delivered for investors in the past, and what does it generally invest in to achieve these results
The document that offers a new issue of securities to the public. Mutual funds and limited partnerships also issue offering prospectuses. The prospectus provides all the information an investor needs to make an educated decision about the offering.
A securities disclosure document that provides full, true and plain disclosure of all facts that may materially affect the market price or value of a company's securities (whether issued or proposed to be issued). It is prepared in accordance with the requirements of the governing securities legislation.
Any notice or advertisement that offers to sell any security to a prospective buyer. The securities laws require that a prospectus contain all essential facts about the security and the company selling it.
A thorough, written description of a security, including mutual funds, as well as the legal selling document. It describes the fund's history and investment objective. It also provides information on the background of the fund managers, a financial statement and an explanation of fees required in the sale or management of the fund or security.
A document issued by a company wanting to issue shares to the public. It tells potential investors all about the company, its activities, business plans, and financial state. Obviously it can't lie or it will get into trouble.
The official selling circular that must be given to purchasers of new securities registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It highlights the much longer Registration Statement file with the Commission.
A legal document describing the objectives and risks of a mutual fund, as well as the background of fund managers and key financial data such as expenses and fund assets. It is designed to provide investors with the information they need to make an informed decision about investing in a mutual fund.
A legal document published by a corporation in accordance with SEC regulations detailing the history, financial status, activities and future plans of the corporation with regard to specific securities offerings.
A document prepared to provide details about the share issue and company information to investors in a public offering of shares,. The prospectus contains information on the company's business, future projects, management, financial information, past performance and earnings forecasts. Details of the issue include type of security being offered, amount of issue, offering price, subscription date etc. In an public offering, a relevant prospectus must be approved by the SEC, and the SET in the case of listed companies or applying-for-listing companies, before distributing to the public.
The official document that describes a mutual fund or other investment to prospective investors. For mutual funds, the prospectus contains information required by the SEC, such as investment objectives and policies, risks, services, and fees.
A legal document that outlines all details of a mutual fund, including its investment objective, how it operates, management expenses, commissions, and any other information or material facts that may have an impact on the value of the investment.
The part of the registration statement used as a selling document distributed by the underwriting syndicate to prospective investors. It contains information about the offering and the company, including financial information.
The formal document issued by, or on behalf of, the company when it is first seeking entry to the Stock Exchange's Offical List. It describes the company’s business background, assets and financial performance. It probably also features an official forecast on future performance expectations. Prospectuses, or offer documents, will also be published for any subsequent issues of new shares, such as a rights issue.
Formal written document to sell securities that describes the plan for a proposed business enterprise, or the facts concerning an existing one, that an investor needs to make an informed decision. Prospectuses are used by Mutual Funds to describe the fund objectives, risks and other essential information.
A document that contains material information for an offer of securities which is required for any IPO. The prospectus can be either in short or long form, and for the requirement of full disclosure it must be advertised in two (2) national newspaper at the minimum (Bapepam's regulation number ……………)
A document that explains the terms of a new security offering — the officers, the outside public accounting firms, the legal opinion, and so on. Must be given to any customer who purchases new corporate and certain muni issues.
Describes its history, the background of its managers, its objectives, its financial statement, its eligible investments, its charges, and other essential facts an investor would need to make an informed decision concerning the fund's prospects.
a document required by the SEC of mutual funds that outlines in detail the investment philosophy, objective and strategy the fund will employ to attain those goals. It includes detailed information about the fund's past performance, its fees, and how fees have affected performance.
A prospectus is prepared by an entity that wishes to issue securities to investors. Included in the prospectus are financial statements, disclosures (e.g. lawsuit), business plans, overview of corporate operations, and information regarding officers. A "red herring" is a preliminary prospectus that has not been finalized.
For mutual funds and variable annuities, a legally required document that details investment objectives, history and performance, and describes an investment's operation, fees and other legal and financial information. Filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, a prospectus can help investors make more informed investment decisions and should be read before investing.
A document provided by a , or advertising their educational facilities and services. Provides detailed information about the educational establishment together with a list and entry requirements (if any).
A document that describes the investment being offered (hence the general term ‘offer document'). Prospectuses must be registered with ASIC. You must complete an application form attached to a current offer document in order to invest in shares, and managed funds.
The legal document that states a new issue security's price, delivery date and under writing spread, as well as other material information. It must be given to every investor who purchases a new issue of registered securities.
The legal document that describes the securities being offered for sale or, in the case of a mutual fund, the fund's investment objective, costs and performance history. It is given to every investor who purchases mutual fund shares.
A legal document providing important information about a mutual fund. Filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and available to all investors, the prospectus includes information on the fund's objectives and policies, risks, costs, past performance, fund fees, and other pertinent information to prospective investors.
A publication produced by an academic school or discipline essential for all enrolled students within the school or a particular programme. A prospectus includes information about staff, general and administrative information and detailed course information.
A document required by law to be published on the occasion of an issue of shares or fixed interest securities to the public. A prospectus gives details of the company and the issue, as well as highlighting important risk factors.
1. A legal document that describes an investment objective and policies, investment restrictions, officers, directors and expenses of *collective investment scheme; 2. A document that provides details about a new offering of securities for sale to the public. It gives a detailed financial background of the issuing company, how the proceeds of the securities will be used, and other pertinent information investors will need to make an informed decision.
A formal document containing information about the borrower and the terms and conditions of the intended securities’ issue. It describes the borrower's current situation, business plan and other information required by investors to make an informed investment decision. Prospectuses are also issued by Mutual funds to describe the fund objectives, risks and other information. Français: Prospectus Español: Prospecto
The official document that describes a mutual fund to prospective investors. The prospectus contains information required by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), such as investment objectives and policies, risks, services, and fees.
A disclosure document which should providethe investor with full and complete disclosure of all materialinformation needed by the investor to make a decision whetheror not to invest. The prospectus generally incorporates the SAIby "reference." (See SAI definition.) Redemption Fee - A fee charged to an investor who redeems shares.It is generally expressed as a percentage of the value of sharesredeemed.
A formal, written offer to sell securities that sets forth the plan for a proposed or existing business. The prospectus must be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and given to prospective buyers. A prospectus includes information on a company's finances, risks, products, services and management. Prospectuses are also used by mutual funds to describe the fund objectives, risks, fees and other essential information.
A fund's formal written statement, generally issued on an annual basis. In this statement the fund sets forth is proposed purposes and goals, and other facts (such as performance history and investment objective) that an investor should know in making an informed decision.
a legal document lodged with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission which details how the fund operates, outlining the nature of the fund, how to invest and what returns to expect from the investment.
The prospectus is a document that sets forth such things as the expectations, requirements, constraints, constituents and judgement criteria which are agreed upon by designer and client to be considered in the design process.
A printed document that summarizes a corporation's registration statement for a new issue of non-exempt securities that was filed with the SEC. It details material information about the corporation and the security being issued. A prospectus must be given to all buyers and potential buyers of the new issue. A preliminary prospectus is given to investors when brokers obtain indications of interest. Although the document does not have all the information included in the offering circular, it does include the major facts. A preliminary prospectus is often called a "red herring" because its front-page notice is printed in red ink. The notice states that the preliminary prospectus is "subject to completion or amendment" and "shall not constitute an offer to sell...". See: New Issue; Offering Circular; Securities And Exchange Commission
An offer document by which a mutual fund invites the public for subscription to units of a scheme, and informs them of the terms & conditions for management of the scheme on a day to day basis thereafter. The document contains information about the scheme to enable a prospective investor make an informed investment decision.
A legal document setting forth the complete history and current status of a security issue which must be made available to all interested purchasers in advance of a public offering under the Securities Act of 1933. The formal written document must describe the plan for a proposed business enterprise, or the facts concerning an existing one, that an investor needs in order to make an informed decision. Prospectuses are used by mutual funds to describe the fund objectives, risks and other essential information.
The official regulatory document that offers and describes a mutual fund to prospective investors. The prospectus contains information such as the Fund's investment objectives and policies, risks, services, and fees.
A written statement that discloses the terms and covenants, history, and material information of a securities offering or of a mutual fund. Strict rules govern the information that must be disclosed to investors in the prospectus. Disclosures are regulated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
A document required by law to be published on the occasion of an issue of shares or fixed-interest securities to the public. A prospectus gives details of the company and the issue. In the case of listed investments, stock exchanges usually require the publication of more information than the minimum legal obligation. A prospectus normally contains the fund's investment objectives and methods; its policies regarding shareholders; a list of the names and addresses of the fund managers, the trustee/custodian and Advisers, and the fees charged. Depending on the jurisdiction, a prospectus may be called "scheme particulars," "product particulars," or "offering memorandum."
It is the formal or official document, which presents financial condition, key employees and management, and the purpose of the organisation. It accompanies an initial public offering of a company. It is also a legal document that describes a mutual fund and offers its shares for sale. It contains information on the fund's investment objectives and policies, investment restrictions, fees and expenses, and how shares can be bought and sold.
A document required prior to an offering of securities. It must explain the offer, including the terms, issuer, historical financial statements, planned use of the money or objective as well as any other information that may be useful to an investor in determining whether to invest. A prospectus is required as a result of the Securities Act of 1933.
The official document that describes a mutual fund, and must be furnished to all investors. It contains information required by the Securities and Exchange Commission on such subjects as the fund's investment objectives, policies, services, and fees. A more detailed document, known as "Part B" of the registration statement or the "Statement of Additional Information," is available at no charge upon request. Redeem: To cash in your shares by selling them back to the mutual fund. Mutual fund shares may be redeemed prior to market close on any business day at NAV.
The official selling circular that must be given to purchasers of new securities reg- istered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. It summarizes the longer Registration Statement filed with the Commission. It discloses such material information as the issuer's property and business, the nature of the security offered, the use of proceeds, the issuer's competition and prospects, management's experience, history, and remuneration, and certified financial statements. A preliminary version of the prospectus, used by brokers to obtain indications of interest from investors, is called a Red Herring.
A university or school prospectus is a document sent to potential (prospective) students to attract them to apply for admissions. It usually contains information about the institution and the available courses, including advice on how to apply and the benefits of accepting a place. Many universities have individual prospectuses for each course or group of courses that they offer.
A prospectus is a legal document that institutions and businesses use to describe the securities they are offering for participants and buyers. A prospectus commonly provides investors with material information about mutual funds, stocks, bonds and other investments, such as a description of the company's business, financial statements, biographies of officers and directors, detailed information about their compensation, any litigation that is taking place, a list of material properties and any other material information. In the context of an individual securities offering such as an initial public offering, a prospectus is distributed by underwriters or brokerages to potential investors.
Before a student begins a thesis, the student's advisory committee and the dean must approve a prospectus which outlines objective and procedures of the research project in which the student plans to engage.
A school s prospectus is a brochure containing useful facts and figures, which the governing body must publish each year for parents and prospective parents. Ministers set minimum requirements for content, so that parents can easily make comparisons between different schools. Copies will be available at the school for reference or free of charge to parents on request.