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Unformatted text preview: ch19 Student: _______________________________________________________________________________________ Multiple Choice Questions 1. An equity issue sold directly to the public is called: A. a rights offer. B. a general cash offer. C. a restricted placement. D. a fully funded sales. E. a standard call issue. 2. An equity issue sold to the firm's existing stockholders is called: A. a rights offer. B. a general cash offer. C. a private placement. D. an underpriced issue. E. an investment banker's issue. 3. Management's first step in any issue of securities to the public is: A. to file a registration form with the SEC. B. to distribute copies of the preliminary prospectus. C. to distribute copies of the final prospectus. D. to obtain approval from the board of directors. E. to prepare the tombstone advertisement. 4. A rights offering is: A. the issuing of options on shares to the general public to acquire stock. B. the issuing of an option directly to the shareholders to acquire stock. C. the issuing of proxies which are used by shareholders to exercise their voting rights. D. strictly a public market claim on the company which can be traded on an exchange. E. the awarding of special perquisites to management. 5. Companies use tombstone advertisements in the financial press to: A. announce the death of the company. B. announce the failure of a financial strategy. C. announce the availability of a new issue of a corporate security. D. notify the public of foreclosure. E. None of the above. 6. The first public equity issue made by a company is a(n): A. initial private offering. B. initial public offering. C. secondary offering. D. seasoned new issue. E. None of the above. 7. The first public equity issue that is made by a company is referred to as: A. a rights issue. B. a general cash offer. C. an initial public offering. D. an unseasoned issue. E. Both C and D. 8. A new public equity issue from a company with equity previously outstanding is called a(n): A. initial public offering. B. seasoned equity issue. C. unseasoned equity issue. D. private placement. E. syndicate. 9. The green shoe option is used to: A. cover oversubscription. B. cover excess demand. C. provide additional reward to the investment bankers for a risky issue. D. provide additional reward to the issuing firm for a risky issue. E. Both A and B. 10. The winner's curse is used to describe: A. the payoff you receive on lottery tickets. B. the behavior of the informed investor and why some IPOs have such a large initial return. C. acquiring all underpriced IPO issues. D. a fully underwritten issue. E. None of the above. 11. During the SEC waiting period the potential issuing company can issue a preliminary prospectus which contains: A. exactly the same information as the final prospectus except and indication of SEC approval....
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- Spring '11
- Corporate Finance, Difficulty level, investment banker