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Pro Forma

As a matter of form or for the sake of form. Used to describe accounting, financial, and other statements or conclusions based upon assumed or anticipated facts.

The phrase pro forma, in an appealable decree or judgment, usually means that the decision was rendered not on a conviction that it was right, but merely to facilitate further proceedings.

pro forma

1) prep. Latin for "as a matter of form," the phrase refers to court rulings merely intended to facilitate the legal process (to move matters along). 2) n. an accountant's proposed financial statement for a business based on the assumption that certain events occurred, such as a 20% increase in annual sales or 6% inflation.

pro forma

adjective as a matter of form, by course of conduct, by custom, by habit, by past practice, by trade and usage, by usage, ceremoniously, common, customary, for the sake of appearances, for the sake of form, formally, in due form, in set form, ritualistically, ritually, standard, usual
Associated concepts: pro forma decree, pro forma judggent, pro forma order
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A well-designed set of Pro Forma Financial Statements summarizes the information throughout your budget for managers, bankers, directors, and others making financial decisions regarding your business.
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Since the supervisors can't change the equations or any other estimates, the carefully prepared pro forma financial statements will show the results of their changes.
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Earlier this month, we filed Form 8-Ks which included these audited statements as well as pro forma financial statements, that gave effect to the acquisition.
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Securities and Exchange Commission today, and in conjunction with the historical financial statements of NTS and pro forma financial statements of Xfone, which will be included in a Current Report on Form 8-K/A and filed with the SEC within 30 days.
As previously reported, in connection with this acquisition, the Company is required to file two years of audited financial statements of Winkler and its five Saitek operating subsidiaries and pro forma financial statements of Mad Catz reflecting the contribution of the acquisition for fiscal 2007, fiscal 2006, and the six-month periods ended August 31, 2007 and August 31, 2006 with the U.
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Semotus intends to file the proxy statement as soon as possible after the audited financial statements and the pro forma financial statements are completed.