Securities Division, 3rd Floor

Arizona Corporation Commission

1300 W. Washington St.

Phoenix, AZ 85007


Main: (602) 542-4242


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Private Placements

Private_Placement_MemorandumWhat Every Investor Needs to Know

Private placement offerings allow companies to raise money without having to comply with the registration requirements of a public offering.

Although private placement offerings may offer substantial returns, they may be high-risk investments that might not be easily resold to other investors on a secondary market. These type of private investments are only reserved for accredited investors (individuals or companies who have sufficient wealth to withstand a financial loss) and a limited number of sophisticated investors (individuals who have the experience and sufficient access to knowledge in order to make an informed decision).

Keep in mind that companies raising money through private placement offerings often have a limited operating history and typically have more modest revenue streams than larger, more established companies. Because private placement offerings are not reviewed by regulators, they should be carefully examined prior to investing.

For more information, read an investor alert on private placement offerings issued by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC).

The information provided on this website is not comprehensive, is not offered as legal or investment advice, and is not a substitute for competent legal or financial counsel. The Securities Division provides this information to give you an overview of the topics discussed. You should not rely on the accuracy of this information, but should carefully review all applicable statutes and regulations with the assistance of legal counsel.

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