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  • n. Plural form of sheet.
  • n. Collective noun meaning a large amount, when used of rain, or other precipitation.


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  • Quilts of earth toned fabric hung in sheets from the walls and ceiling, thrown over climbing rope that was looped through pitons hammered haphazardly around the room.

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  • Morgan Stanley handled both sales, according to the term sheets.

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  • In early October, as both parties scrambled to complete negotiations, both camps spent all-nighters working out the term sheets.

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  • "The term sheets are being drawn up, it's just a matter of signing the deal now," one of the people said.

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  • Of course, final agreements will have plenty of additional details not presented in the term sheets; rest assured that conniving investors will look to take advantage of every loophole.

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  • "We simply do not believe that the evidence cited by the SEC demonstrates that ACA was misled into believing that Paulson was going to be buying an equity position; and the term sheets and offering certainly did not reflect an equity tranche."

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  • Moreover, from the early stages of the transaction in January 2007 to its completion several months later, none of the offering documents, including the term sheets, flip book and offering circular, provided to ACA indicated that Paulson's fund would be an equity investor.


  • We simply do not believe that the evidence cited by the SEC demonstrates that ACA was misled into believing Paulson was going to be buying an equity position and the term sheets and offering circular did not reflect an equity trench. Home Page

  • The term sheets are not binding commitments, and the consummation of the transactions contemplated by any of the offers is subject to, among other things, the execution of a mutually acceptable definitive agreement and receipt of favorable regulatory responses from regulators.

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  • I was guilty of ignoring the working capital reference in the term sheets I received in the process of selling my research company last year.

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  • Captured at Yorktown: 436 sheets, as well as 279 "bed-cases" (presumably the cloth "sacks" used to stuff bedding, such as straw, into) and 154 "pillow-cases." This was listed among the bedding, while "24 packing sheets" was listed at the end of a pile of other stuff.

    October 29, 2007