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Institutional investors buy and sell securities in large volume, typically 10,000 or more shares of stock, or bonds worth $200,000 or more, in a single transaction.
In most cases, the investors are organizations with large portfolios, such as mutual funds, banks, university endowment funds, insurance companies, pension funds, and labor unions.
Institutional investors may trade their own assets or assets that they are managing for other people.
A large corporate investor in real estate and real estate securities, such as a pension fund, university, or insurance company.