limited partner


: a partner in a venture who has no management authority and whose liability is restricted to the amount of his or her investment compare general partner

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The company also became a limited partner at venture firms Magnify Capital and Chingona Ventures. Rachel Sandler, Forbes, 4 Aug. 2022 Olsen says that Drive Capital, prior to this fundraising round, had already made adjustments in its limited partner agreements in preparation for this transition. Jessica Mathews, Fortune, 28 Oct. 2022 Despite current doldrums, venture capital funds managed to raise an additional $151 billion from limited partner investors in the third quarter, according to Venture Monitor. San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Oct. 2022 Dolphins limited partner Bruce Beal, the main point of contact between Brady and the Dolphins, was fined $500,000 and banned from NFL meetings for 2022. Ben Volin,, 9 Aug. 2022 The talks focused on Brady becoming a limited partner or executive with the team. Andrew Beaton, WSJ, 22 Aug. 2022 This could raise the returns for the pensions and endowments behind the limited partner investors. Edward Siedle, Forbes, 4 July 2022 But the report said the Dolphins also had contact with Brady during and after the 2021 season about the quarterback becoming a limited partner and possibly an executive with the team. Mark Inabinett |, al, 3 Aug. 2022 In addition, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross is suspended until Oct. 17, 2022, and fined $1.5 million, and vice chairman/limited partner Bruce Beal was fined $500,000 and cannot attend league meetings for the rest of the 2022 season. Tim Bielik, cleveland, 2 Aug. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1824, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of limited partner was in 1824

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“Limited partner.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

Legal Definition

limited partner

see partner

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