DEFINITION of 'SEC Form PRE13E3'
A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that must be filed by a registrant as a part of proxy materials. Form PRE13E3 contains information regarding a summary of the: transaction's terms; subject company information; identity and background of the filing person; terms of the transaction; past transactions; purpose, effects, fairness and opinions of the transaction; source and amounts of funds to be used in the transaction; interest in securities of the subject company; the solicitation or recommendation; financial statements; persons/assets retained, employed, compensated or used; and additional information and exhibits.
BREAKING DOWN 'SEC Form PRE13E3'
Form PRE13E3, "Rule 13e-3 Transaction Statement", is required under Under Section 13(e) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. This form helps the SEC protect shareholders' rights by ensuring that they receive key information in a timely manner.