Qualified Institutional Buyer (QIB)


Institutions such as banks, insurance companies, employee benefit plans, investment companies and entities managing more than $100 million in securities, and broker-dealers who are registered and handling $10 million in non-affiliate securities.

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They were a brand new qualified institutional buyer and that meant that they were managing more than 100 million in securities.

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We were shopping our securities around to a qualified institutional buyer, but as of yet hadn't found someone who seemed serious in doing business with us.

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When he began his new position and the company with which he was working was using TIAA-CREF as its retirement fund account, he was relieved that the company had such a good history of reliability as a qualified institutional buyer.

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