SEC Form 424B4


DEFINITION of 'SEC Form 424B4'

The prospectus form that a company must file to disclose information referred to in forms 424B1 and 424B3. Companies are required to file prospectus form 424B4 in accordance with Rule 424(b)(4) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1933.


The Securities Exchange Act of 1933 was created to help investors make informed decisions by requiring securities issuers to complete and file registration statements (including financial and material information) with the SEC before making an issue available for purchase by the public. Often registration statements filings required under the Securities Exchange Act of 1933 are also registration statements under the Investment Company Act of 1940.

  1. SEC Form 424B1

    The prospectus form that a company must file to provide additional ...
  2. SEC Form 424B2

    The prospectus form that a company must file if it is making ...
  3. SEC Form 424A

    The prospectus form that a company must file if it has made significant ...
  4. SEC Form 424B5

    The prospectus form that companies must file to disclose information ...
  5. SEC Form 425

    The prospectus form that companies must file to disclose information ...
  6. SEC Form 424B3

    The prospectus form that a company is required to file, detailing ...
Related Articles
  1. Investing Basics

    SEC Filings: Forms You Need To Know

    The forms companies are required to file provide a clear view of their histories and progress.
  2. Investing Basics

    Policing The Securities Market: An Overview Of The SEC

    Find out how this regulatory body protects the rights of investors.
  3. Insurance

    Medicare 101: Do You Need All 4 Parts?

    Medicare is the United States’ health insurance program for those over age 65. Medicare has four parts, but you might not need them all.
  4. Economics

    Understanding Donald Trump's Stance on China

    Find out why China bothers Donald Trump so much, and why the 2016 Republican presidential candidate argues for a return to protectionist trade policies.
  5. Economics

    Will Putin Ever Leave Office?

    Find out when, or if, Russian President Vladimir Putin will ever relinquish control over the Russian government, and whether it matters.
  6. Economics

    What China's New Policy Means for Business

    Now that China has eliminated its one-child policy, how will the new policy impact businesses?
  7. Markets

    Will Paris Attacks Undo the European Union Dream?

    Last Friday's attacks in Paris are transforming the migrant crisis into an EU security threat, which could undermine the European Union dream.
  8. Financial Advisors

    SEC Audit? How Financial Advisors Can Be Ready

    Your firm may never be audited by the SEC, but you need to be prepared nonetheless. Follow these tips to make sure you're in compliance and organized.
  9. Insurance

    Avoid the Obamacare No-Insurance Penalty by Jan. 31

    If you don't have health insurance, act NOW or you could owe penalties on your 2016 taxes, in addition to this year's.
  10. Investing Basics

    What are the fiduciary responsibilities of board members?

    Find out what fiduciary duties a board of directors owes to the company and its shareholders, including the duties of care, good faith and loyalty.
  1. Where can I find a company's annual report and its SEC filings?

    Thanks to the Internet, finding financial reports is easier than ever. Nowadays, every reputable company has an investor ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. Can FHA loans be used for condos?

    A borrower can obtain Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans to finance the purchase of a condominium as long as the ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. Can I get dental insurance with Medicare?

    Medicare does not offer dental insurance that will cover dental care and medical supplies, such as cleanings, sealants, extractions, ... Read Full Answer >>
  4. Who can make catch-up contributions to a Health Savings Account (HSA)?

    An eligible individual who is 55 years or older at the end of his tax year can make additional catch-up contributions to ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. Do banks offer FHA loans?

    Many major U.S. banks, including Well Fargo & Company, U.S. Bancorp, Bank of America and Flagstar Bancorp, offer Federal ... Read Full Answer >>
  6. What do states do with unclaimed property?

    Unclaimed property refers to personal accounts in financial institutions or companies that have had no activity and whose ... Read Full Answer >>

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Take A Flier

    The slang term for a decision to invest in highly speculative investments.
  2. Bar Chart

    A style of chart used by some technical analysts, on which, as illustrated below, the top of the vertical line indicates ...
  3. Take A Bath

    A slang term referring to the situation of an investor who has experienced a large loss from an investment or speculative ...
  4. Black Friday

    1. A day of stock market catastrophe. Originally, September 24, 1869, was deemed Black Friday. The crash was sparked by gold ...
  5. Turkey

    Slang for an investment that yields disappointing results or turns out worse than expected. Failed business deals, securities ...
  6. Barefoot Pilgrim

    A slang term for an unsophisticated investor who loses all of his or her wealth by trading equities in the stock market. ...
Trading Center