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Form 424B3
AMERICAN TOWER CORP /MA/ filed this Form 424B3 on 02/18/1998
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Subdocument 1 - 424B3 - FORM 424(B)(3)
Page 1 - LOGO
Page 2 - N/A
Page 3 - PROSPECTUS FOR AMERICAN TOWER SYSTEMS CORPORATION
Page 4 - AVAILABLE INFORMATION
Page 5 - FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
Page 6 - TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page 7 - N/A
Page 8 - SUMMARY
Page 9 - N/A
Page 10 - N/A
Page 11 - N/A
Page 12 - N/A
Page 13 - AMERICAN TOWER CORPORATION
Page 14 - THE MERGER AND TOWER SEPARATION
Page 15 - N/A
Page 16 - N/A
Page 17 - N/A
Page 18 - RISK FACTORS
Page 19 - AMERICAN TOWER SYSTEMS SELECTED FINANCIAL DATA
Page 20 - BALANCE SHEET DATA:
Page 21 - N/A
Page 22 - AMERICAN RADIO SELECTED COMBINED FINANCIAL DATA
Page 23 - STATEMENT OF
Page 24 - BALANCE SHEET DATA:
Page 25 - RISK FACTORS
Page 26 - ABSENCE OF OPINION ON TOWER SEPARATION
Page 27 - CONSTRUCTION OF NEW TOWERS
Page 28 - SUBSTANTIAL CAPITAL REQUIREMENTS AND LEVERAGE
Page 29 - DEPENDENCE ON KEY PERSONNEL
Page 30 - MARKET PRICES AND DIVIDEND POLICY
Page 31 - AMERICAN TOWER SYSTEMS CAPITALIZATION
Page 32 - N/A
Page 33 - N/A
Page 34 - AMERICAN TOWER SYSTEMS CORPORATION
Page 35 - NOTES TO UNAUDITED PRO FORMA CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEET
Page 36 - N/A
Page 37 - AMERICAN TOWER SYSTEMS CORPORATION
Page 38 - N/A
Page 39 - N/A
Page 40 - AMERICAN TOWER SYSTEMS CORPORATION
Page 41 - NOTES TO UNAUDITED PRO FORMA CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
Page 42 - N/A
Page 43 - MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION
Page 44 - N/A
Page 45 - N/A
Page 46 - LIQUIDITY AND CAPITAL RESOURCES
Page 47 - N/A
Page 48 - N/A
Page 49 - YEAR 2000
Page 50 - INDUSTRY OVERVIEW
Page 51 - N/A
Page 52 - BUSINESS OF AMERICAN TOWER SYSTEMS
Page 53 - GROWTH STRATEGY
Page 54 - N/A
Page 55 - PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Page 56 - N/A
Page 57 - MANAGEMENT ORGANIZATION
Page 58 - N/A
Page 59 - N/A
Page 60 - N/A
Page 61 - N/A
Page 62 - SALES AND MARKETING
Page 63 - REGULATORY MATTERS
Page 64 - COMPETITION
Page 65 - MANAGEMENT OF AMERICAN TOWER SYSTEMS
Page 66 - N/A
Page 67 - EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION
Page 68 - DIRECTOR COMPENSATION
Page 69 - N/A
Page 70 - N/A
Page 71 - PRINCIPAL STOCKHOLDERS OF AMERICAN TOWER SYSTEMS
Page 72 - N/A
Page 73 - N/A
Page 74 - N/A
Page 75 - BACKGROUND OF THE MERGER
Page 76 - N/A
Page 77 - N/A
Page 78 - N/A
Page 79 - N/A
Page 80 - OPINION OF FINANCIAL ADVISOR TO AMERICAN RADIO
Page 81 - N/A
Page 82 - N/A
Page 83 - N/A
Page 84 - THE MERGER AND TOWER SEPARATION
Page 85 - CONVERSION OF SECURITIES
Page 86 - CERTAIN FEDERAL INCOME TAX CONSEQUENCES OF MERGER AND TOWER MERGER
Page 87 - section 318 of the Code, and in addition, a redemption that is part of a firm
Page 88 - CERTAIN FEDERAL INCOME TAX CONSEQUENCES OF ATC MERGER
Page 89 - N/A
Page 90 - EXCHANGE PROCEDURES
Page 91 - REASONS FOR THE TOWER SEPARATION
Page 92 - TOWER MERGER
Page 93 - CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION AND BY-LAWS
Page 94 - ARS-ATS SEPARATION AGREEMENT
Page 95 - Section 6.10(i) of the Merger Agreement. (i.e., conduct its business in the
Page 96 - CLOSING DATE ADJUSTMENTS
Page 97 - Section 6.17(c) of the Merger Agreement, and any increase or decrease in
Page 98 - REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES
Page 99 - N/A
Page 100 - N/A
Page 101 - N/A
Page 102 - N/A
Page 103 - N/A
Page 104 - N/A
Page 105 - N/A
Page 106 - Section 7.1(b) of the Merger Agreement and described under "--Regulatory
Page 107 - TERMINATION
Page 108 - AMENDMENT
Page 109 - REGULATORY MATTERS
Page 110 - N/A
Page 111 - N/A
Page 112 - OTHER CONSENTS
Page 113 - SECTION 262 IS REPRINTED IN ITS ENTIRETY AS APPENDIX IV TO THIS INFORMATION
Page 114 - N/A
Page 115 - Section 262 will be entitled, upon written request, to receive from the
Page 116 - Section 262 of the DCL relating to an obligation to pay the appraised value
Page 117 - EXPENSES
Page 118 - DESCRIPTION OF AMERICAN TOWER SYSTEMS CAPITAL STOCK
Page 119 - DIVIDEND RESTRICTIONS
Page 120 - DELAWARE BUSINESS COMBINATION PROVISIONS
Page 121 - VALIDITY OF THE SHARES
Page 122 - N/A
Page 123 - DEFINITION CROSS REFERENCE SHEET
Page 124 - N/A
Page 125 - N/A
Page 126 - INDEX TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Page 127 - N/A
Page 128 - INDEPENDENT AUDITORS' REPORT
Page 129 - CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
Page 130 - CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
Page 131 - AMERICAN TOWER SYSTEMS CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES
Page 132 - CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
Page 133 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Page 134 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 135 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 136 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 137 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 138 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 139 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 140 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 141 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 142 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 143 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 144 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 145 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 146 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 147 - REPORT OF INDEPENDENT CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS
Page 148 - COMBINED STATEMENTS OF NET ASSETS TO BE SOLD
Page 149 - COMBINED STATEMENTS OF INCOME DERIVED FROM NET ASSETS TO BE SOLD
Page 150 - COMBINED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS DERIVED FROM NET ASSETS TO BE SOLD
Page 151 - NOTES TO COMBINED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Page 152 - N/A
Page 153 - NOTE B--SUPPLEMENTAL DISCLOSURE OF CASH FLOW INFORMATION
Page 154 - NOTE E--INTANGIBLE ASSETS
Page 155 - NOTE G--LESSOR OPERATING LEASES
Page 156 - NOTE I--EMPLOYEE HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN
Page 157 - INDEPENDENT AUDITORS' REPORT
Page 158 - BALANCE SHEETS
Page 159 - STATEMENTS OF INCOME
Page 160 - STATEMENTS OF STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
Page 161 - STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
Page 162 - NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Page 163 - NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 164 - NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 165 - NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 166 - INDEPENDENT AUDITORS' REPORT
Page 167 - BALANCE SHEETS
Page 168 - STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
Page 169 - STATEMENT OF STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY
Page 170 - STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS
Page 171 - NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Page 172 - NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 173 - NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 174 - NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 175 - NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 176 - INDEPENDENT AUDITORS' REPORT
Page 177 - MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS
Page 178 - MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS
Page 179 - MERIDAN COMMUNICATIONS
Page 180 - MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS
Page 181 - MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS
Page 182 - MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS
Page 183 - MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS
Page 184 - MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS
Page 185 - MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS
Page 186 - REPORT OF INDEPENDENT AUDITORS
Page 187 - BALANCE SHEETS
Page 188 - STATEMENTS OF INCOME
Page 189 - TUCSON COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY
Page 190 - STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
Page 191 - NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Page 192 - NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 193 - NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 194 - INDEPENDENT AUDITORS' REPORT
Page 195 - BALANCE SHEETS
Page 196 - STATEMENTS OF INCOME
Page 197 - STATEMENTS OF STOCKHOLDER'S EQUITY
Page 198 - STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
Page 199 - NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Page 200 - NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 201 - NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 202 - NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 203 - INDEPENDENT AUDITORS' REPORT
Page 204 - CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
Page 205 - CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
Page 206 - AMERICAN TOWER CORPORATION AND SUBSIDIARIES
Page 207 - CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
Page 208 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
Page 209 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 210 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 211 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 212 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 213 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 214 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 215 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 216 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 217 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 218 - NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS--(CONTINUED)
Page 219 - N/A
Page 220 - BUSINESS OF AMERICAN RADIO
Page 221 - N/A
Page 222 - N/A
Page 223 - AMERICAN RADIO SYSTEMS CORPORATION
Page 224 - NOTES TO UNAUDITED PRO FORMA CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEET
Page 225 - AMERICAN RADIO SYSTEMS CORPORATION
Page 226 - ARS PRO FORMA TRANSACTIONS
Page 227 - ATS PRO FORMA TRANSACTIONS
Page 228 - N/A
Page 229 - N/A
Page 230 - AMERICAN RADIO SYSTEMS CORPORATION
Page 231 - N/A
Page 232 - N/A
Page 233 - PRINCIPAL STOCKHOLDERS OF AMERICAN RADIO
Page 234 - N/A
Page 235 - N/A
Page 236 - N/A
Page 237 - N/A
Page 238 - AMENDED AND RESTATED AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER
Page 239 - TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page 240 - APPENDIX A: Definitions
Page 241 - AMENDED AND RESTATED AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER
Page 242 - Section 8.1 and subject to the satisfaction or, to the extent permitted by
Page 243 - N/A
Page 244 - N/A
Page 245 - N/A
Page 246 - N/A
Page 247 - ARTICLE 4
Page 248 - N/A
Page 249 - N/A
Page 250 - N/A
Page 251 - N/A
Page 252 - Section 341(f) of the Code. American has at all times been taxable as a
Page 253 - Section 1.1502-13, or any material excess loss account in a Subsidiary
Page 254 - Section 511 of the Code and each such Plan has been the subject of a
Page 255 - Section 162(m) of the Code;
Page 256 - N/A
Page 257 - N/A
Page 258 - N/A
Page 259 - ARTICLE 5
Page 260 - Section 5.2 of the Mergeparty Disclosure Schedule, it is not necessary for
Page 261 - N/A
Page 262 - N/A
Page 263 - N/A
Page 264 - N/A
Page 265 - N/A
Page 266 - N/A
Page 267 - N/A
Page 268 - N/A
Page 269 - N/A
Page 270 - N/A
Page 271 - N/A
Page 272 - N/A
Page 273 - Section 6.17(c) shall apply to all applicable Taxes whenever they shall
Page 274 - Section 401(k) Plan to be established by American Tower and, prior to the
Page 275 - N/A
Page 276 - N/A
Page 277 - N/A
Page 278 - ARTICLE 7
Page 279 - Section 4.3 of the American Disclosure Schedule, there shall not have
Page 280 - Section 8.1, or in the event the Merger shall not have become effective prior
Page 281 - ARTICLE 9
Page 282 - N/A
Page 283 - N/A
Page 284 - Section 9.3 of the Original Merger Agreement, this Agreement shall not amend
Page 285 - N/A
Page 286 - APPENDIX A
Page 287 - Section 6.5.
Page 288 - N/A
Page 289 - N/A
Page 290 - N/A
Page 291 - N/A
Page 292 - N/A
Page 293 - N/A
Page 294 - N/A
Page 295 - N/A
Page 296 - Section 3.5.
Page 297 - EXHIBIT D
Page 298 - N/A
Page 299 - TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page 300 - AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER
Page 301 - ARTICLE 2
Page 302 - N/A
Page 303 - Section 3.2(b) (such excess being herein called the "Excess Shares"). As soon
Page 304 - N/A
Page 305 - ARTICLE 4
Page 306 - ARTICLE 5
Page 307 - ARTICLE 6
Page 308 - ARTICLE 7
Page 309 - N/A
Page 310 - N/A
Page 311 - N/A
Page 312 - N/A
Page 313 - APPENDIX A
Page 314 - N/A
Page 315 - N/A
Page 316 - N/A
Page 317 - TO
Page 318 - N/A
Page 319 - Section 3 shall be deemed to form part of the covenants of American
Page 320 - N/A
Page 321 - N/A
Page 322 - N/A
Page 323 - N/A
Page 324 - N/A
Page 325 - N/A
Page 326 - SECTION 262 APPRAISAL RIGHTS
Page 327 - N/A
Page 328 - N/A
Page 329 - N/A
Page 330 - N/A
Page 331 - DESCRIPTION OF AMERICAN TOWER CORPORATION
Page 332 - PROPERTIES
Page 333 - SELECTED FINANCIAL DATA
Page 334 - MANAGEMENT'S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF
Page 335 - RESULTS OF OPERATIONS
Page 336 - N/A
Page 337 - N/A
Page 338 - LIQUIDITY AND CAPITAL RESOURCES
Page 339 - N/A
Page 340 - PRINCIPAL STOCKHOLDERS OF AMERICAN TOWER CORPORATION
Page 341 - N/A
Page 342 - DELAWARE BUSINESS COMBINATION STATUTE