Define: Prospective Investor

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Definition: Prospective Investor

Quick Summary of Prospective Investor

An investor who is considering whether to invest in a company.

What is the dictionary definition of Prospective Investor?

Dictionary Definition

A person thinking about the possibility of investing in a company.


Full Definition of Prospective Investor

The legal definition of a Prospective Investor is:

Any prospective investor with which or with whom the Participant knows or reasonably should have known that AGM or any of its Affiliates has had substantive discussions in the immediately preceding 12 months.


Examples of Prospective Investor in a sentence

The new manufacturing installation has clear benefits for both prospective investors and the general public.
The disclosure of this financial information will be of value to the shareholders, prospective investors and the public generally.
Enquiries from prospective investors are growing and a number of serious investment opportunities are currently under discussion.
The terms are as confusing to the prospective investor as they are to the adviser.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
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Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Prospective Investor. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: April 09, 2020).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Prospective Investor are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 10th August, 2019