SEC Form N-14

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DEFINITION of 'SEC Form N-14'

A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that may be used by all management investment companies and business development companies to register certain types of transactions under the Securities Act of 1933. These transactions include those specified in the Securities Act, a merger in which a vote or consent of the security holders of the company being acquired is not required, an exchange offer for securities of the issuer or another person, a public reoffering or resale of any securities acquired in an offering registered on Form N-14, or any combination of such transactions.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'SEC Form N-14'

SEC Form N-14 is also known as "Registration Statement Under the Securities Act of 1933." Part A, the prospectus, contains a simple and direct explanation of the type of fund or separate account, the proposed transaction, the investment's fee structure and risk components, information about the registrant, information about the company being acquired, voting information, information about the interest of certain persons and experts, and additional information required for reoffering by persons deemed to be underwriters. Part B contains additional information about the registrant, the company being acquired and financial statements.

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