Since ATMs were first undertaken in the mid-1990s, there has been tremendous growth in adoption of this financing alternative.  Approximately 210 ATM offering programs were filed last year, and this year promises to exceed that.  Energy companies, utilities, and REITs remain among the most active users of ATM programs.  However, in recent years, there has been increased use of ATMs by life sciences companies.  We review the basics of ATMs, as well as some of the legal and regulatory considerations in our recently updated FAQs, available here:  Frequently Asked Questions about At-the-Market Offerings

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