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Incentive fee

Compensation paid to commodities trading advisers or to any practitioner who achieves above-average returns. Sometimes called performance fee.

Incentive Fee

A fee paid to an asset manager or other investment adviser whose investment decisions perform particularly well. When an asset manager makes money for clients, he/she also makes money for the company for which he/she works. These companies offer incentive fees in order to encourage wise (and profitable) investments. Incentive fees usually come out of the portfolios that do well, rather than out of the company's general funds. They are also called performance fees. See also: Bonus, Manager Universe (Benchmark.)

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How much in incentive fees each of those banks got paid wasn't immediately clear.
2) Ensure that incentive fees due to sub-borrowers on completion of eligible investments are approved for release by the
Management and incentive fees declined industry wide, with average management fees falling by 1 bps to 1.
In addition, payment of C Shares fund performance incentive fees would be subject to the C Shares fund interim return being paid by 14 December 2016.
The literature on incentive fees offers insights into their influence on managers' investment choices (Carpenter, 2000; Elton, Gruber, and Blake, 2003), their optimal structure in terms of social welfare maximization (Das and Sundaram, 2002), their pros and cons as a tool to manage the agency problem arising between investors and managers, the screening problem of separating good managers from bad, and the signaling problem of conveying credibly any informational advantages managers may possess (Admati and Pfeiderer, 1997; Stremme, 1999; Cuoco and Kaniel, 2007).
In its December 2006 report (GAO-06-66), GAO asserted that "DoD has paid billions in Award and Incentive Fees without favorably influencing performance" (GAO, 2005).
Agencies may continue to pay incentive fees to contractors whose performance is no better than "satisfactory," according to a memo from the Office of Federal Procurement Policy.
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) unfavorably reviewed the use of award and incentive fees in the DoD in a December 2005 report.
SL Green will continue to manage and lease the property and will be entitled to management fees and incentive fees based on the achievement of certain performance thresholds.
In December 2005, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report entitled "DEFENSE ACQUISITIONS: DoD Has Paid Billions in Award and Incentive Fees Regardless of Acquisition Outcomes" <http://www.
GAO was asked to determine whether award and incentive fees have been used effectively as a tool for achieving DOD's desired acquisition outcomes.
It was expensive because the market was terrible, and we offered the banks incentive fees (in addition to the facility fees), since we were in a hurry to wrap up the NCR deal.