quiet period

quiet period
Time period an issuer is "in registration" with the SEC and may not promote its forthcoming issue. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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quiet period UK US noun [S] STOCK MARKET
a period of time when a company is first starting to sell shares during which it is not allowed to say anything publicly about the deal: »

The company ran into controversy when a magazine released an interview with the co-founders during a strict ""quiet period"" ahead of the company's flotation.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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