• The sale of a bond or other security directly to a limited number of investors.
• The sale of a new security issue, typically debt or preferred stock, directly to an investor, institutional investor or group of investors. These securities will not trade on financial markets after issue.
• An issue that is offered to a single or a few investors as opposed to being publicly offered. Private placements do not have to be registered with the SEC.
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