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What is it: Form Schedule 13E1 is filed when a publicly traded company purchases back part of its common stock from shareholders. Usually the purchase will last for a period of time (e.g. 1 year) based on market condition. The purchased shares might be resaled in the future, or retired.

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Related Form(s):
Schedule 13E3

Tips: Form SC 13E1 filings are rarely seen (2008~2014 statistics). This strategy is often used to increase investors interest in the company's equity and lift the stock price. However, this may also increase the debt burden of the company if it is the main source of funding to cover the purchase.