Hedge Fund Glossary

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Prefiling Period

in a registered Securities offering, once there is agreement in principle to go forward with an SEC-registered offering (generally at the Organizational Meeting), the Issuer enters the Prefiling Period. The Prefiling Period is the Quiet Period during which Gun Jumping is prohibited. Consequences of being “loud” during the Quiet Period include a cooling off period and a substantial delay in the deal timeline.

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