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Prospectus

A document, notice, circular, advertisement, letter, or communication in written form or by radio or television that offers any security for sale, or confirms the sale of any security.

A prospectus is a document or a publication by, or on behalf of, a corporation containing information on the character, nature, and purpose of an issue of shares, debentures, or other corporate Securities that extends an invitation to the public to purchase the securities. The content of a prospectus is regulated by federal law. It must contain all material facts relating to the company and its operations so that a prospective investor can make an informed decision as to the merit of the investment. A prospectus must be furnished to an investor before any purchase is made.

prospectus

n. a detailed statement by a corporation required when there is an issuance of stock to the general public. A prospectus includes the financial status, the officers, the plans, contingent obligations (such as lawsuits) of the corporation, recent performance and other matters which would assist the potential investor or investment adviser to evaluate the stock and the prospects of the company for profit, loss, or growth. The Federal Securities Act requires the filing of the prospectus with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the SEC's approval before any major stock issue. State laws generally require similar documentation for some issuances or offers of sales of stock within the state. Every potential purchaser of a new stock shares must receive a copy of the prospectus, even though they are difficult to understand. Offerings to the public of limited partnership interests may require that a prospectus be prepared and delivered to each investor. (See: corporation, stock, limited partnership, Blue Sky laws)

prospectus

noun analysis, announcement, blueprint, bulletin, catalogue, description, outline, plan, platform, program, scheme, sketch, statement, summary, syllabus, synopsis
See also: issuance, plan, program, proposition
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Copies of the Offering Circular and related Letter of Transmittal and Consent are available by contacting Global Bondholder Services Corporation at (212) 430-3774 (banks and brokers) and (866)-470-3700 (toll free).
relying on the information contained in the Offering Circular you must
The offer is made solely by, and subject to the terms and conditions set forth in, the Offering Circular and the related Letter of Transmittal which should be read carefully by Noteholders before making any decision with respect to the Exchange Offer because they contain important information.
A Schedule TO, including the offering circular and letter of transmittal, describing the exchange offer have been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Any such offering will be made by an offering circular and related supplements and offering circular supplements, which incorporate Freddie Mac's Information Statement and related supplements.
This press release is not an offer to purchase, or a solicitation of an offer to sell the Notes, which will be made only on the terms and subject to the conditions described in the Amended and Restated Offering Circular and the related documents.
This press release and the preliminary offering circular contain "forward- looking statements" that concern future events which are subject to risks and uncertainties.
A definitive Offering Circular is currently available for delivery to members of the public and may be obtained by contacting Kendrick Pierce Securities at (866) 254-2265, ext 205.
The terms and conditions of the offering are described in BankBlackwell's Offering Circular dated March 21, 2005, as supplemented by the Offering Circular Supplement dated June 26, 2006.