issuer bid

Section 1.1 of NI 62-104:

“issuer bid” means an offer to acquire or redeem securities of an issuer made by the issuer to one or more persons, any of whom is in the local jurisdiction or whose last address as shown on the books of the offeree issuer is in the local jurisdiction, and also includes an acquisition or redemption of securities of the issuer by the issuer from those persons, but does not include an offer to acquire or redeem, or an acquisition or redemption if

(a) no valuable consideration is offered or paid by the issuer for the securities,

(b) the offer to acquire or redeem, or the acquisition or redemption is a step in an amalgamation, merger, reorganization or arrangement that requires approval in a vote of security holders, or

(c) the securities are debt securities that are not convertible into securities other than debt securities;

Section 1.2(2) of NI 62-104:

In the definition of “issuer bid” in the Act, the prescribed class of issuer bids is that set out in the definition of “issuer bid” in this Instrument.

Section 1(1) of the OSA:

“issuer bid” means a direct or indirect offer to acquire or redeem a security or a direct or indirect acquisition or redemption of a security that is,

(a) made by the issuer of the security; and

(b) within a prescribed class of offers, acquisitions or redemptions;