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Multilateral Instrument 61-101 Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions
Part 3 Issuer Bids
Section 3.2


The issuer shall include in the disclosure document for an issuer bid

(a) a description of the background to the issuer bid,

(b) disclosure, in accordance with section 6.8, of every prior valuation in respect of the issuer

(i) that has been made in the 24 months before the date of the issuer bid, and

(ii) the existence of which is known, after reasonable inquiry, to the issuer or to any director or senior officer of the issuer,

(c) disclosure of any bona fide prior offer that relates to the offeree securities or is otherwise relevant to the issuer bid, which offer was received by the issuer during the 24 months before the issuer bid was publicly announced, and a description of the offer and the background to the offer,

(d) a discussion of the review and approval process adopted by the board of directors and the special committee, if any, of the issuer for the issuer bid, including a discussion of any materially contrary view or abstention by a director and any material disagreement between the board and the special committee,

(e) a statement of the intention, if known to the issuer after reasonable inquiry, of every interested party to accept or not to accept the issuer bid,

(f) a description of the effect that the issuer anticipates the issuer bid, if successful, will have on the direct or indirect voting interest in the issuer of every interested party, and

(g) disclosure of the formal valuation exemption, if any, on which the issuer is relying under section 3.4 and the facts supporting that reliance.