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Gemini Investors IV, L.P., Notice Seeking Exemption Under Section 312 of the Small Business Investment Act, Conflicts of Interest

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Notice is hereby given that Gemini Investors IV, L.P., 20 William Street, Wellesley, MA 02481, a Federal Licensee under the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, as amended (“the Act”), in connection with the financing of a small concern, has sought an exemption under section 312 of the Act and section 107.730, Financings which Constitute Conflicts of Interest of the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) Rules and Regulations (13 CFR 107.730). Gemini Investors IV, L.P. proposes to provide equity and debt financing to finance the acquisition of Wingstop Holdings, Inc., 1101 East Arapaho Road, Suite 150, Richardson, TX 75081.

The financing is brought within the purview of § 107.730 of the Regulations because Gemini Investors III, L.P., an Associate of Gemini Investors IV, L.P., owns more than ten percent of Wingstop Holdings, Inc. Also, the proposed investment by Gemini Investors IV, L.P. will be part of a larger pool of funds to cash out existing shareholders, one of which is its Associate Gemini Investors III, L.P. Lastly, Associates of Gemini Investors IV, LP. currently serve on the board of directors of Wingstop Holdings, Inc.

Therefore, this transaction is considered a financing of an Associate and a self-deal pursuant to 13 CFR 107.730 and requires an exemption. Notice is hereby given that any interested person may submit written comments on the transaction within fifteen days of the date of this publication to Associate Administrator for Investment, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 Third Street, SW., Washington, DC 20416.

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Dated: March 1, 2010.

Sean J. Greene,

Associate Administrator for Investment.

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[FR Doc. 2010-6395 Filed 3-25-10; 8:45 am]