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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.
Under the SCP, the sponsor of a qualified plan may correct an insignificant operational failure at any time, even if the plan or plan sponsor is under IRS examination.
In the meantime, given the stiffened penalties facing those who run afoul of ERISA, the wise course for plan sponsors is to review the procedures by which they carry out their fiduciary duties, asking at every step whether the procedures are reasonable and likely to bring about the desired end.
They say what the plaintiffs really want is to get at undocumented immigrants; by making legal immigrants name their sponsors, hospitals inevitably would identify some illegal immigrants.
Corporate sponsors also add a certain legitimacy to pride events, says Paul Bashline, a regional director for InterPride, which provides organizational guidance for pride festivals internationally.
In total, attendees include sponsors, as well as potential members and guests.
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.
Leavenworth sponsors also host a picnic for their international guests which provides an old fashioned community welcome and an opportunity for them to informally socialize with all their sponsor families.
This is where dealing with a large sponsor is important, because the large sponsors have good investor relations programs--they want you to reinvest with them when your building is sold.
In turn, sponsors received priority seating and recognition in the media and event program.