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Quiet Period End

Deal Name

Symbol

Lead Underwriter

5/08/00

Nuance Communications

(NUAN:Nasdaq)

Goldman Sachs

5/08/00

Sina.com

(SINA:Nasdaq)

Morgan Stanley Dean Witter