Schedule 13D


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Schedule 13d

Disclosure form required when more than 5% of any class of equity securities in a publicly held corporation is purchased.

Schedule 13D

A form that an individual or organization must file with the SEC declaring the purchase of 5% or more of a publicly-traded company's voting stock. The Schedule 13D form must be filed within 10 days of such a transaction. When an investor buys a large amount of voting stock, it gives him/her a degree of control over the company's operations and may be a harbinger of a takeover attempt. Schedule 13D exists to promote transparency in the market and to comply with Rule 13D.

Schedule 13D

An SEC form required of anyone who acquires ownership of 5% or more of any publicly traded corporation's equity securities. The schedule must be filed with the SEC within ten business days of the date on which the 5% threshold has been reached.
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With only one recent known exception, (153) a competently advised fund that is truly bent on behavior that might not do well in the sun is simply not going to purchase enough shares to require a Schedule 13D filing, let alone start a high-profile proxy fight.
MMI Investments, a Delaware hedge fund, disclosed in a Schedule 13D filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission that it had increased its investment in Acxiom Corp.
Generally, Schedule 13D is field by any person who acquires registered stock if, after the acquisition, the person owns 5% or more of that class of stock.