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Sponsor

An underwriting investment company that offers shares in its mutual funds, or an influential institution that highly values a particular security and thus creates additional demand for the security. In the context of project financing, a developer of the project or a party poviding financial support.

Sponsor

1. An underwriting firm.

2. An institutional investor or high net-worth individual who takes a large position in a security, which encourages other investors to the same. Sponsors exist because other investors trust them to make the correct investment decisions most of the time. See also: Crowd.

sponsor

1. An institutional investor or a brokerage firm that has a position in a security and influences other investors to establish a position in that security.
2. See underwriter.
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Although Larini has retired, Winston continues to keep in contact with her former sponsor and looks for talent within her own department, division, and throughout the company to see whom she can sponsor.
The plan sponsor can correct the failure, pay a sanction, satisfy any additional requirements and enter into a closing agreement with the IRS.
The SEC, which has power to interpret the Securities and Exchange Act, has not provided plan sponsors with any guidance.
Los Angeles County isn't alone in its failure to track and bill immigrant sponsors - but California counties are more vulnerable to litigation because state law lets residents sue the government if they feel their tax dollars are misappropriated.
As we grow, the only place in our budget we can grow to keep the event fun and safe is through the sponsors.
Members and gold sponsors extend complimentary invitations to potential members to attend a meeting.
Example 2: An exempt organization's website has a link to a corporate sponsor.
The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is once again this year's Speaker sponsor.
The Operation International committee first provided civilian sponsors to the CGSC class of 1952-1953.
The other 90% of the sponsors are small sponsors that may only package one property at a time, and many of them only sponsor one property.
In turn, sponsors received priority seating and recognition in the media and event program.