Define: Prospectus

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Definition: Prospectus


Quick Summary of Prospectus


Financial statements and supporting detailed descriptions published when a company is offering shares for sale to the public.




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Dictionary Definition


1. A document, distributed to prospective members, investors, buyers, or participants, which describes an institution (such as a university), a publication, or a business and what it has to offer.
2. A document which describes a proposed endeavour (venture, undertaking), such as a literary work (which one proposes to write).


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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Prospectus. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. November 15, 2019 https://payrollheaven.com/define/prospectus/.
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Prospectus. PayrollHeaven.com. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. https://payrollheaven.com/define/prospectus/ (accessed: November 15, 2019).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Prospectus. PayrollHeaven.com. Retrieved November 15, 2019, from PayrollHeaven.com website: https://payrollheaven.com/define/prospectus/

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This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.