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Offering

1. An issue of stock by a publicly-traded company. A company makes an offering through underwriters, who have the responsibility to place the offering with individual and institutional investors. Companies make offerings in order to raise financing for expanded operations, though occasionally they make offerings because they have become cash poor and need assistance to maintain current operations. The offerings themselves give investors a portion of ownership in the company issuing them. The first public offering a company issues is called an initial public offering, and marks the point when a company ceases to be privately held and becomes publicly traded.

2. An issue of bonds. A company or government makes an offering through underwriters, who have the responsibility to place the offering with individual and institutional investors. Companies and governments make offerings in order to raise financing for expanded operations, though occasionally they make offerings because they have become cash poor and need assistance to maintain current operations. The bonds themselves represent debt that the company or government owes the investor.

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The disclosure and due diligence requirements of a Rule 144A offering might come as a surprise to a company whose only experience in raising capital has been through traditional private placements.
Hexion" or the "Company") announced today that it is offering to purchase for cash (i) any and all of the outstanding $150,000,000 principal amount at maturity of Second-Priority Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes due 2010 (CUSIP No.
OTCBB:LBTM), announced on June 28, 2006 that it has completed its subscription offering to depositors and commenced its community offering in connection with its "second-step conversion" from mutual holding company to a stock holding company.
Nasdaq: AMKR) announced today that it has priced an offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of its 9.
Accordingly, holders of bonds are hereby notified that, to the extent such holders are persons resident and/or located in the Republic of Italy, no Offer is available to them and they may not offer to sell bonds pursuant to the Offer and, as such, any Electronic Order received from such persons shall be ineffective and void, and neither the Offer to Purchase nor any other offering material relating to the Offer or the bonds may be distributed or made available in the Republic of Italy.
The Company is extending the tender offer in order to finalize a private offering of trust preferred securities, the proceeds of which will be used to fund the shares tendered.
E[acute accent]The Offer has not been notified to the Belgian Banking, Finance and Insurance Commission (Commission bancaire, financiere et des assurances) pursuant to Article 18 of the Belgian law of 22 April 2003 on the public offering of securities (the "Law on Public Offerings") nor has the Offer to Purchase been, or will it be, approved by the Belgian Banking, Finance and Insurance Commission pursuant to Article 14 of the Law on Public Offerings.
Nasdaq:LEIX) announced today that the expiration date for the subsequent offering period to the tender offer by Simrad Yachting's wholly owned subsidiary, Navico Acquisition Corp.
Simrad Yachting also announced that Navico will provide a subsequent offering period which will expire at 12:00 Midnight, New York City time on Friday, March 3, 2006, unless extended.
The acquisition is a further step in the expansion of our Plastic Packaging operations and will broaden our dispensing systems product offering globally.