private placement

Instead of being sold to the general public after completion of an SEC registration, some bonds are sold privately, without a registration, to one or a few investors. When a bond issue is underwritten in this way, it is called a private placement. American Banker Glossary
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The sale of a bond or other security directly to a limited number of investors. For example, sale of stocks, bonds, or other investments directly to an institutional investor ( institutional investors) like an insurance company , avoiding the need for SEC registration if the securities are purchased for investment as opposed to resale. Antithesis of public offering. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
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An issue that is offered to a single or a few investors as opposed to being publicly offered. Exchange Handbook Glossary

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   Usually refers to a bond issue that is placed directly with investors, is not listed on a stock exchange and does not have a prospectus.
   ► See also Placing.

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private placement UK US noun [C] (UK also private placing)
FINANCE the sale of shares directly to a small group of investors rather than on a stock market: »

We are seeking to raise $300m to $500m in a private placement that will take place between April and June this year.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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