escrow shares

Definition

Stock or security shares being held in a type of escrow account that are unable to be either transferred or traded until certain other events have taken place or a certain time frame has been reached.

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We had some escrow shares and we needed to take a look at them before we took our next course of action.

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You should try to make sure that you will have the right amount of escrow shares on any investment that you will take on.

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The escrow shares were placed in escrow because of the tax implications of the project that implied the possibility of a tax liability existing.

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