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Corporations Code - CORP

TITLE 4. SECURITIES [25000 - 31516]

  ( Title 4 added by Stats. 1949, Ch. 384. )

DIVISION 3. CAPITAL ACCESS COMPANIES [28000 - 28958]

  ( Division 3 added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 668, Sec. 3. )

CHAPTER 4. Organizational Matters [28200 - 28212]

  ( Chapter 4 added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 668, Sec. 3. )

ARTICLE 1. Organization and Name [28200 - 28201]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 668, Sec. 3. )

28200.
  

The organizational documents of the licensee shall include the following statement:

(a) The activities of the licensee are limited to the promotion of economic, business, or industrial development in the State of California through the provision of financial or managerial assistance primarily to small business firms and to other activities that are incidental or necessary to carry out that purpose.

(b) The licensee will not engage in the business of issuing redeemable securities.

(c) The security holders of the licensee are limited, on a class-by-class basis, to persons who reside in the State of California, or who have a substantial business presence in the State of California, and who hold not less than 80 percent of the licensee’s securities.

(d) The securities of the licensee will be sold solely to accredited investors (Section 28031) and the licensee will not purchase any securities issued by an investment company as defined in Section 3 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 or issued by any company that would be an investment company except for the exclusions from that definition under paragraph (1) or (7) of Section 3(a) of that act, other than (1) any debt security that is rated investment grade by not less than one nationally recognized statistical rating organization or (2) any security issued by a registered open-end investment company that is required by its investment policies to invest not less than 65 percent of its total assets in securities described in paragraph (1) or securities that are determined by that registered open-end investment company to be comparable in quality to securities described in paragraph (1).

(e) The licensee will engage in the transaction of business pursuant to the exemption from registration under the Investment Company Act of 1940 afforded to economic, business, and industrial development companies as provided for by Section 6(a)(5) of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (15 U.S.C. Sec. 80a-6(a)), and a license pursuant to the Capital Access Company Law (Division 3 (commencing with Section 28000)).

(f) The investment of funds by the licensee will be limited by and subject to the provisions of Section 6(a)(5) of the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Corporate Securities Law of 1968, and the Capital Access Company Law.

(Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 668, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1999. Operative July 1, 1999, by Sec. 4 of Ch. 668.)

28201.
  

No licensee shall, except by prior written notice to the commissioner, transact business under any name other than its corporate name.

(Added by Stats. 1998, Ch. 668, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 1999. Operative July 1, 1999, by Sec. 4 of Ch. 668.)

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