17 CFR § 229.1000 - (Item 1000) Definitions.
The following definitions apply to the terms used in Regulation M-A (§§ 229.1000 through 229.1016), unless specified otherwise:
(a)Associate has the same meaning as in § 240.12b-2 of this chapter;
(c)Issuer tender offer has the same meaning as in § 240.13e-4(a)(2) of this chapter;
(d)Offeror means any person who makes a tender offer or on whose behalf a tender offer is made;
(e)Rule 13e-3 transaction has the same meaning as in § 240.13e-3(a)(3) of this chapter;
(f)Subject company means the company or entity whose securities are sought to be acquired in the transaction (e.g., the target), or that is otherwise the subject of the transaction;
(g)Subject securities means the securities or class of securities that are sought to be acquired in the transaction or that are otherwise the subject of the transaction; and
(h)Third-party tender offer means a tender offer that is not an issuer tender offer.