investment company


Definition of investment company

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

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Recent Examples on the Web Among its key benefactors is Pivotal Ventures, an investment company led by Melinda Gates that has also supported the Women’s Public Leadership Network. Barbara Rodriguez, USA TODAY, "What it takes to build a nonpartisan pipeline for female candidates," 18 Aug. 2020 The offer price of $43.30 per share is a roughly 8% premium to the company's closing price in New York on Friday, and is also sweeter than the initial buyout offer made by New Wave Holdings, Chao's investment company, in July. Sherisse Pham, CNN, "A big Chinese tech company is quitting Wall Street after 20 years," 29 Sep. 2020 That is different from the previous generation of SPACs, which often put investors on the hook for paying a portion of the upfront costs of setting up the investment company, including legal and administrative fees, according to Ms. Craig. Mark Maurer, WSJ, "Why Finance Executives Choose SPACs: A Guide to the IPO Rival," 23 Sep. 2020 Bevin bought the property in March 2017 for $1.6 million from Neil Ramsey, the owner of a financial investment company and a major donor to the former Kentucky governor's political causes. Ben Tobin, The Courier-Journal, "Controversial mansion of former Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin may soon become bed and breakfast," 17 Sep. 2020 Radrizzani, who made hundreds of millions of dollars from the 2016 sale of sports media rights firm MP & Silva, bought Leeds three years ago through investment company Aser from the erratic Massimo Cellino. Rob Harris, Star Tribune, "Radrizzani replaces chaos with caution on Leeds' EPL return," 9 Sep. 2020 Brown, 34, founded the air ambulance service Flying Doctors 10 years ago and later set up the investment company to fund health care firms. Tope Alake,, "Flying Doctors Raising $1 Billion to Meet Africa’s Rising Health Care Needs," 1 Sep. 2020 Neither Broadus nor his investment company responded to a request for comment. Nick Penzenstadler, USA Today, "How a mysterious company tied to ‘Titanic’ villain landed government coronavirus contracts," 4 Aug. 2020 But Tom Steyer, the activist who ran an investment company, made it to the final debate stage before Iowa votes. Nicholas Riccardi, The Denver Post, "Key takeaways from Democratic presidential debate in Iowa," 15 Jan. 2020

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circa 1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Investment company.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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