private placement


The sale of securities directly to an institutional investor, such as a bank, mutual fund, insurance company, pension fund, or foundation. Does not require SEC registration, provided the securities are bought for investment purposes rather than resale, as specified in the investment letter.

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The private placement nature of the new relationship meant that the communication between the institution and the individual was optimal.

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When he was eager to transfer some of his corporate assets, Zeke decided on a private placement with Citi Bank so that he could avoid some unwanted red tape.

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After the mutual fund got a private placement, the executive board had a meeting after which they decided to invest it in a certain stock that was doing really well.

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