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 In 2022, the country’s corruption watchdog announced investigations into both the head of the Big Fund and the chief executive of the investment company managing the investment itself. Lionel Lim, Fortune Asia, 28 May 2024 Billionaires Simon and David Reuben’s real estate investment company owns properties around the world including Los Angeles’ Century Plaza and Admiralty Arch in London. Natalie Wong, Fortune Europe, 24 May 2024 The vast majority of universities hire third-party external investment companies to manage their endowments and give them broad mandates to make decisions, said Kevin Maloney, a professor of finance at Bryant University. Jenny Jarvie, Los Angeles Times, 21 May 2024 The Oracle, of course, is Warren Buffett, who took over Berkshire Hathaway in 1965 and still leads the investment company today. Sheryl Estrada, Fortune, 14 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for investment company 

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Word History

First Known Use

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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“Investment company.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

Legal Definition

investment company

see company

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