transfer agent


transfer agent
A person having the duty of registering a transfer of corporate stock. 18 Am J2d Corp § 408. Not a managing agent within the meaning of a statute concerning the service of process upon a foreign corporation. Anne: 113 ALR 79.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • transfer agent — Individual or institution a company appoints to look after the transfer of securities. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary The party appointed by the issuer. It updates records of investor accounts to reflect the daily investor purchases, redemptions …   Financial and business terms

  • Transfer Agent — A trust company, bank or similar financial institution assigned by a corporation to maintain records of investors and account balances and transactions, to cancel and issue certificates, to process investor mailings and to deal with any… …   Investment dictionary

  • transfer agent —    A person or company used by a corporation to process the transfer and registration of stock certificates …   Business law dictionary

  • transfer agent — noun an agency (usually a bank) that is appointed by a corporation to keep records of its stock and bond owners and to resolve problems about certificates • Hypernyms: ↑agency * * * noun : the officer, bank, or trust company that keeps the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • transfer agent — a person, bank, or trust company officially designated to act for a corporation in executing and recording the transfers of its stock from one legal owner to another. * * * …   Universalium

  • transfer agent — noun An entity designated by a publicly traded corporation to keep track of the ownership of the corporations stocks and bonds …   Wiktionary


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