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Issue

A particular financial asset.

Issue

A set of securities that a company or government offers for sale. That is, when a company sells stocks or bonds to the public (or offers them for private placement) the collection of stocks or bonds is said to be an issue. If the company or government is selling a set for the first time, it is said to be making a new issue. Typically, issues of securities may be bought and sold on the open market.

issue

A particular grouping of an organization's securities. For example, General Motors has a number of different issues of preferred stock listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

issue

To sell securities in the primary market. For example, in late 1996, Florida Panthers Holdings, Inc., owner of the NHL hockey team, issued 2,700,000 Class A shares of common stock at a price of $10 per share.

Issue.

When a corporation offers a stock or bond for sale, or a government offers a bond, the security is known as an issue, and the company or government is the issuer.

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Public resale of the notes and the shares of common stock issuable upon conversion of the notes may not be made nor may offers from the public to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective.
The registration statement relating to the notes and the shares of common stock issuable upon conversion of the notes has not yet become effective.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the Debentures or the common stock issuable upon conversion thereof.
The registered shares include the 640,000 shares of common stock issuable upon exercise of the warrants, and the remaining shares represent common stock held by or issuable to securityholders who have piggyback registration rights, including 83,149 shares issuable upon exercise of outstanding Class D warrants and 455,657 of the shares issuable upon exercise of the company's outstanding unit purchase options which were first issued at the company's initial public offering in 1989, and upon exercise of certain warrants issuable thereunder.
The registration statement relates to the resale by the holders of $110 million principal amount of Vector Group's 3 7/8% Variable Interest Senior Convertible Debentures due 2026 (the "Debentures") and the common stock issuable upon conversion of the Debentures.