investment company


Definition of investment company

: a company whose primary business is holding securities of other companies purely for investment purposes — compare holding company

Examples of investment company in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As for Jackson, his group is working on a deal to have a large investment company pay for a cultivation warehouse and lease it back to them, an increasingly common practice in the cannabis industry. Robert Mccoppin,, 20 Sep. 2021 The region’s digital economy is projected to hit $300 billion by 2025, according to a 2020 report by Google, Temasek, the Singapore state investment company, and consultancy Bain. Rama Sridhar, Forbes, 10 Sep. 2021 Born in France, Berggruen founded his private investment company Berggruen Holdings in 1984 and also created the independent think tank Berggruen Institute in 2010. Los Angeles Times, 14 Sep. 2021 Guthrie also founded the investment company Alchemy Angels. Sarah Hauer, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11 Aug. 2021 Two years later, Bannon and a senior colleague struck out on their own, opening a small investment company in Beverly Hills. Isaac Chotiner, The New Yorker, 10 Aug. 2021 In late 2019 and late 2020, Moutai’s parent handed two stakes in Moutai, each representing about 4% of the whole company, to a government investment company. Chong Koh Ping, WSJ, 1 Aug. 2021 They’re owned by Australian rugby investment company Loyals Rugby, funded by Adam Gilchrist, who also owns the MLR’s Austin Gilgronis. Luca Evans, Los Angeles Times, 25 July 2021 At the same time, significant new therapies in the healthcare sector have emerged in the fight against the disease, said Andreas Wicki, CEO of Swiss investment company HBM Healthcare Investments. Danielle Keeton-olsen, Forbes, 27 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of investment company

circa 1917, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of investment company was circa 1917

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5 Oct 2021

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“Investment company.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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— see company

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