Sec. 1075.2155 - Definitions - Certain Transfers, Offers and Acquisitions Prohibited

ยง 1075.2155. Definitions - Certain Transfers, Offers and Acquisitions Prohibited

For Sections 1075.2140, 1075.2145 and 1075.2150, the following definitions apply:

a) The term "person" includes an individual, a group acting in concert, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a joint stock company, a trust, an unincorporated organization or similar company, a syndicate or any other group formed to acquire, hold or dispose of securities of a savings bank.

b) The term "offer" includes every offer to buy or acquire, solicitation of an offer to sell, tender offer for, or request or invitation for tenders of, a security or interest in a security for value except that the term "offer" shall not include:

1) Inquiries directed solely to the management of a savings bank and not intended to be communicated to stockholders, designed to elicit an indication of management's receptivity to the basic structure of a potential acquisition with respect to the amount of securities, manner of acquisition and formula for determining price, or

2) Non-binding expressions of understanding or letters of intent with the management of a savings bank regarding the basic structure of a potential acquisition with respect to the amount of securities, manner of acquisition, and formula for determining price.

c) The term "acquire" includes every type of acquisition, whether effected by purchase, exchange, operation of law or otherwise.

d) The term "security" includes nontransferable subscription rights issued pursuant to a plan of conversion as well as a "security" as defined in the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 USC 78 c(a)(10)).

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Amended at 30 Ill. Reg. 19068, effective December 1, 2006

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