Short Form Prospectus Distribution System - SFPDS


DEFINITION of 'Short Form Prospectus Distribution System - SFPDS'

A system that allows firms making an issue to produce a short form prospectus. The short form prospectus must contain any material changes not previously reported.

BREAKING DOWN 'Short Form Prospectus Distribution System - SFPDS'

There are some issuers who continuously disclose information, and they have the opportunity to use the SFPDS. This system is quicker and more cost effective than the conventional means of distributing a prospectus.

  1. New Issue

    A reference to a security that has been registered, issued and ...
  2. Material News

    News released by a company that might affect the value of its ...
  3. Issuer

    A legal entity that develops, registers and sells securities ...
  4. Prospectus

    A formal legal document, which is required by and filed with ...
  5. Alpha

    Alpha is used in finance to represent two things: 1. a measure ...
  6. Liquidity

    The degree to which an asset or security can be quickly bought ...
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