WKSI

AcronymDefinition
WKSIWell-Known Seasoned Issuer (SEC)
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Many large SEC-reporting subsidiaries of well-known seasoned issuers (WKSIs) currently rely on the investment grade eligibility criteria in Form S-3.
The term notes will be issued under the company's WKSI shelf registration with different maturities.
The expansion of Rule 163 would impose three requirements: First, the underwriter or dealer must receive written authorization from the WKSI before making any communication on its behalf; second, the issuer must authorize or approve any written or oral communication by the underwriter or dealer before it is made; and third, any authorized dealer that makes a communication on behalf of the issuer in reliance on Rule 163 must be identified in the prospectus filed in connection with the corresponding securities offering.
18 May 2011 -- S&P on Tuesday gave its AAA issue rating to four tranches of senior unsecured notes to be issued by US pharmaceutical and biotechnology firm Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) under its WKSI shelf.
14 March 2011 -- S&P on Friday gave its A+ rating to debt securities and preferred shares registered under a Rule 415 WKSI shelf filing of US biotechnology medicines firm Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN).
14 March 2011 -- S&P on Friday gave its provisional rating of AAA to debt securities registered under a Rule 415 WKSI shelf filing of US pharmaceutical and biotechnology firm Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ).
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 29, 2010--S&P assigns prelim ratings to Hologic WKSI shelf(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-December 29, 2010--S&P assigns prelim ratings to Hologic WKSI shelf(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 13, 2010--S&P sets provisional ratings on Hologic WKSI shelf(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-December 13, 2010--S&P sets provisional ratings on Hologic WKSI shelf(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
M2 EQUITYBITES-December 8, 2010--Merck's WKSI shelf wins S&P investment grade(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-December 8, 2010--Merck's WKSI shelf wins S&P investment grade(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com