FTI Consulting, Inc., a Maryland Corporation (“Issuer”), has filed an application with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”), pursuant to section 12(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”)  and Rule 12d2-2(d) thereunder, to withdraw its Common Stock, $.01 par value (“Security”), from listing and registration on the American Stock Exchange LLC (“Amex”).
The Issuer stated in its application that it has met the requirements of Amex Rule 18 by complying with all applicable laws in effect in the State of Maryland, in which it is incorporated, and with the Amex's rules governing an issuer's voluntary withdrawal of a security from listing and registration. The Issuer's application relates solely to the Security's withdrawal from listing on the Amex and registration under section 12(b) of the Act  and shall not affect its obligation to be registered under section 12(g) of the Act.
On July 25, 2001, the Board of Directors of the Issuer unanimously approved resolutions to withdraw the Issuer's Security from listing on the Amex and to list it on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”). In its application, the Issuer states that trading in the Security on the Amex will cease on August 15, 2001 and trading in the Security is expected to begin on the NYSE at the opening of business on August 16, 2001. In making the decision to withdraw the Security from listing on the Exchange, the Issuer represents that it is in the best interest of the shareholders because it will raise the Issuer's profile with the investment community and will be an important step in providing the access to capital markets necessary to continue the Company's strong business and financial growth.
Any interested person may, on or before August 30, 2001 submit by letter to the Secretary of the Securities and Exchange Commission, 450 Fifth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20549-0609, facts bearing upon whether the application has been made in accordance with the rules of the Amex and what terms, if any, should be imposed by the Commission for the protection of investors. The Commission, based on the information submitted to it, will issue an order granting the application after the date mentioned above, unless the Commission determines to order a hearing on the matter.Start Signature
For the Commission, by the Division of Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated authority.
Jonathan G. Katz,
[FR Doc. 01-20499 Filed 8-14-01; 8:45 am]
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