January 4, 2018

SEC’s OM&A: Walk Down Memory Lane

Mauri Osheroff – who until recently was Corp Fin’s Associate Director who oversaw the Office of Mergers & Acquisitions – was reading the transcript of our recent webcast with the Chiefs of OM&A from the past three decades. Mauri noted that the original office was called “Tender Offers & Small Issues” – they processed tender offers and Reg A offerings. Go figure. We don’t know when Reg A offerings dropped out of the picture.

The Office Chief back then was the legendary Ruth Appleton. Here’s Ruth’s obit, which details her SEC career and the obstacles she faced as a professional woman back then…

Broc Romanek