SEC Form 424B5

DEFINITION of 'SEC Form 424B5'

The prospectus form that companies must file to disclose information referred to in forms 424B2 and form 424B3. It outlines updated prospectus information, facts or events from previously-filed forms.

BREAKING DOWN 'SEC Form 424B5'

The form must be filed within two business days of the determination date of an offering price or the date first used following the effective date of a public offering or sale of securities by the company. Companies are required to file prospectus form 424B5 in accordance with Rule 424(b)(5) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1933.

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