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How many investors are allowed in Regulation A+?

How many investors are allowed in Regulation A+?

Reg A+ provides an exemption for securities issued in a Tier 2 offering from the registration requirements  of Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act as long as the issuer (the company selling shares) uses a registered transfer agent for the offering,  remains subject to and current in its Tier 2 SEC reporting obligations, and had a public float of  less than $75 million as of its most recently completed semiannual period (or for an issuer without a public float, annual revenues of less than $50 million as of its most recently completed fiscal  year).

Without this exemption, Section 12(g) would otherwise require the issuer to comply with public company reporting obligations once a class of equity securities is held of record by more than 500 holders who are not accredited investors or who did not receive the securities under a  compensation plan. An issuer that exceeds both the exemption’s public float or revenue threshold and Section 12(g)’s 500 holders threshold would be granted a two-year transition period before being required to register its securities under Section 12(g). This would be an S1 public registration.