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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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However, the sponsoring bank will provide a guarantee to FICC for its sponsored mutual funds, which FICC could exercise if those settlement obligations were not satisfied by the fund directly.
Chino-based Inland Empire Utilities Agency, is sponsoring Chino Hills High School and Ayala High School, of Chino Hills;
Municipal Water District of Orange County is sponsoring Costa Mesa High School;
Central Basin Municipal Water District is sponsoring Schurr High School of Montebello;
Claremont-based Three Valleys Municipal Water District is sponsoring Faith Lutheran High School, of La Verne; Glendora High School; Pomona High School; San Dimas High School; Diamond Bar High School; Garey High School, Pomona; Nogales High School, La Puente; and Charter Oak High School, Covina;
In sponsoring this FWE event, we hope that it will foster a greater understanding of the key factors that stimulate SME growth and a significantly more cooperative SME services environment in Orange County.
Since launching its sport sponsoring activities in China in early 2003, Siemens mobile has seen an enormous boost in its brand awareness as a football sponsor: Today, Siemens is named first in response to the unaided question about league sponsor awareness.
In signing the sponsoring contract, Rolf Beisswanger, Head of Global Sponsoring at Siemens mobile, and CFA Vice President Nan Yong expressed their confidence that the two organizations will be able to build upon the successes of their partnership last year.
Siemens' intensive sponsoring activities are aimed at further increasing the company's brand awareness in the world's most important mobile communication market and helping to broaden its business in China.