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(a) If a corporate action requiring appraisal rights under subsection (a) of section 33-856 becomes effective, the corporation shall deliver a written appraisal notice and the form required by subsection (b) of this section to all shareholders who satisfy the requirements of subsection (a), (b) or (c) of section 33-861. In the case of a merger under section 33-818, the parent shall deliver an appraisal notice and form to all record shareholders who may be entitled to assert appraisal rights.
(b) The appraisal notice shall be delivered no earlier than the date the corporate action specified in subsection (a) of section 33-856 became effective and no later than ten days after such date, and must:
(1) Supply a form that (A) specifies the first date of any announcement to shareholders made before the date the corporate action became effective of the principal terms of the proposed corporate action, (B) if such announcement was made, requires the shareholder asserting appraisal rights to certify whether beneficial ownership of those shares for which appraisal rights are asserted was acquired before that date, and (C) requires the shareholder asserting appraisal rights to certify that such shareholder did not vote for or consent to the transaction as to the class or series of shares for which appraisal is sought;
(A) Where the form shall be sent and where certificates for certificated shares shall be deposited and the date by which those certificates must be deposited, which date may not be earlier than the date by which the corporation must receive the required form under subparagraph (B) of this subdivision;
(B) A date by which the corporation must receive the form which date may not be fewer than forty nor more than sixty days after the date the appraisal notice under subsection (a) of this section is sent, and state that the shareholder shall have waived the right to demand appraisal with respect to the shares unless the form is received by the corporation by such specified date;
(C) The corporation's estimate of the fair value of the shares;
(D) That, if requested in writing, the corporation will provide, to the shareholder so requesting, within ten days after the date specified in subparagraph (B) of this subdivision, the number of shareholders who return the forms by the specified date and the total number of shares owned by them; and
(E) The date by which the notice to withdraw under section 33-863 must be received, which date must be within twenty days after the date specified in subparagraph (B) of this subdivision; and
(3) Be accompanied by a copy of sections 33-855 to 33-872, inclusive.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Connecticut General Statutes Title 33. Corporations § 33-862. Appraisal notice and form - last updated June 28, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ct/title-33-corporations/ct-gen-st-sect-33-862/
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