investment company


noun

a company that invests its funds in other companies and issues its own securities against these investments.

Nearby words

  1. investment,
  2. investment analyst,
  3. investment bank,
  4. investment bond,
  5. investment casting,
  6. investment compound,
  7. investment tax credit,
  8. investment trust,
  9. investor,
  10. inveteracy

Origin of investment company

First recorded in 1930–35

Also called investment trust.

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British Dictionary definitions for investment trust

investment trust

noun

a financial enterprise that invests its subscribed capital in securities for its investors' benefit
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