Figure 161

An Example of a Tombstone Advertisement

This announcement is neither an oiler lo sell nor a solicitation of an olfer to buy any of these securities. Thrc oflRnng is madR only by the Prospectus.

New Issue


World Wrestling Federation Entertainment, Inc.

Class A Common Stock Price $17.00 Per Share

Copies ot the Prospectus may be obtained in any Stale in which this announcement Is circulated Irom only such ol the Underwriters, including the undersigned as may lawfully otter these securities in such Slain

U.S. Offering 9,200,000 Shares

This portion ol the underwriting is being offered In the United Slates and Canada

Credit Suisse First Boston

Merrill Lynch & Co.

Wit Capital Corporation

Allen & Company


Banc of America Securities LLC Deutsche Banc Ale*. Brown

Donaldson, lulkm & Jenrette A G. Edwards & Sons, Inc. Hambrecht & Ouist ING Barings Prudential Securities SG Cowen Wassertein Perella Secuolies, Inc. Advest. Inc.

Axiom Capital Management, Inc. Blackford Securities Corp.

Joseph Charles & Assoc., Inc. Cftatsworlh Securities LLC

Gaines, Berland Inc. Jefferies & Company. Inc. Josephlhal & Co. Inc. Raymond James & Associates. Inc Tucker Anthony Cleary Gull

J.C. Bradford 4 Co. Gabelii & Company. Inc. Neuberger Berman, LLC Sanders Morris Mundy Wachovia Securities, Inc.

International Offering 2,300,000 Shares

This portion ol Ihe underwriting is tiemg offered outside ol the United Slates and Canada-

Bear, Stearns International Limited

Credit Suisse First Boston

Merrill Lynch International

Ross et al.: Fundamentals of Corporate Finance, Sixth Edition, Alternate Edition

VI. Cost of Capital and Long-Term Financial Policy

16. Raising Capital

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CHAPTER 16 Raising Capital




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