Institutional fund

Institutional Fund

A mutual fund that offers low fees and an exceptionally high minimum investment. An institutional fund markets itself to institutional investors such as pension funds and hedge funds, as well as high net-worth individuals.

Institutional fund.

An institutional fund is a mutual fund that's available to large investors, such as pension funds and not-for-profit organizations, with substantial amounts to invest.

Typical institutional funds have higher minimum investments but lower fees than the retail funds that are available to the general public.

Among the reasons institutional funds may cost less to operate is that they tend to have low turnover rates and their investors redeem shares less often than retail investors.

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(Its provisions can be found in NPCL sections 512, 513, 514, and 522, and in the definitions of "endowment fund," "gift instrument," "governing board," "historic dollar value," and "institutional fund" in NPCL sections 102[13], [17], respectively.)
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