DEFINITION of 'SEC Form N-23c-3'
A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that must be submitted by registered closed-end investment companies or business development companies that make repurchase offers pursuant to Rule 23c-3. On the SEC Form N-23c-3, the company must select whether the notification pertains to a periodic repurchase offer, a discretionary repurchase offer or both.
BREAKING DOWN 'SEC Form N-23c-3'
SEC Form N-23c-3 is also known as "Notification of Repurchase Offer." It is required under the Investment Company Act of 1940 and is used to ensure that investment companies provide basic information necessary for the SEC to process filed notifications to shareholders and to monitor companies' use of repurchase offers.