17 CFR § 270.8f-1 - Deregistration of certain registered investment companies.

§ 270.8f-1 Deregistration of certain registered investment companies.

A registered investment company that seeks a Commission order declaring that it is no longer an investment company may file an application with the Commission on Form N-8F (17 CFR 274.218) if the investment company:

(a) Has sold substantially all of its assets to another registered investment company or merged into or consolidated with another registered investment company;

(b) Has distributed substantially all of its assets to its shareholders and has completed, or is in the process of, winding up its affairs;

(c) Qualifies for an exclusion from the definition of “investment company” under section 3(c)(1) (15 U.S.C. 80a-3(c)(1)) or section 3(c)(7) (15 U.S.C. 80a-3(c)(7)) of the Act; or

(d) Has become a business development company.

Note to § 270.8f-1:

Applicants who are not eligible to use Form N-8F to file an application to deregister may follow the general guidance for filing applications under rule 0-2 (17 CFR 270.0-2) of this chapter.

[64 FR 19471, Apr. 21, 1999]