Also known as "fund company" or "fund sponsor".
Investment companies are business entities, both privately and publicly owned, that manage, sell, and market funds to the public. They typically offer investors a variety of funds and investment services, which include portfolio management, recordkeeping, custodial, legal, accounting and tax management services.
Investment dictionary. Academic. 2012.
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