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424B3
SUNEDISON, INC. filed this Form 424B3 on 09/10/2013
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The market price of our common stock has fluctuated significantly, especially in recent years, and may continue to do so in the future, which increases the risk of your investment.

We are a participant in both the semiconductor industry and the solar industry, two industries that have often experienced extreme price and trading volume fluctuations that often have been unrelated to the operating performance of an individual company. This market volatility may adversely affect the market price of our common stock. The market price of our common stock may be affected by various factors, including:

 

    quarterly fluctuations in our operating results resulting from factors such as timing of orders from and shipments to major customers, product mix, competitive pricing pressures and sales of solar energy systems;

 

    our ability to convert our pipeline and backlog into completed solar energy systems at historical or anticipated rates;

 

    market conditions experienced by our customers and in the semiconductor industry and solar industry;

 

    announcements of operating results that are not aligned with the expectations of investors;

 

    general worldwide macroeconomic conditions, including availability of project financing and related interest rates, or changes in government policies regarding solar energy;

 

    changes in our relationships with our customers;

 

    seasonality of our solar energy business;

 

    announcements of technological innovations, new products or upgrades to existing products by us or our competitors;

 

    interruption of operations at our manufacturing facilities or the facilities of our suppliers; and

 

    developments in patent or other proprietary rights by us or by our competitors.

In addition, in recent years the stock market has experienced extreme price fluctuations. This volatility has had a substantial effect on the market prices of securities issued by many companies for reasons unrelated to the operating performance of the specific companies. These broad market fluctuations may adversely affect the market price of our common stock.

The accounting treatment for many aspects of our solar energy business is complex and any changes to the accounting interpretations or accounting rules governing our solar energy business could have a material adverse affect on our U.S. GAAP reported results of operations and financial results.

The accounting treatment for many aspects of our solar energy business is complex, and our future results could be adversely affected by changes in the accounting treatment applicable to our solar energy business. In particular, any changes to the accounting rules regarding the following matters may require us to change the manner in which we operate and finance our solar energy business:

 

    the classification of our sale-leaseback transactions as operating, capital or real estate financing transactions;

 

    revenue recognition and related timing;

 

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