- alternative investment
- alternative investment alternative investment ➔ investment
* * *alternative investment UK US noun [C] FINANCE► investment in a financial product that someone has not considered before: »
The firm will increase its stake in venture capital and energy funds - it expects the alternative investments to provide returns of 16 to 18%.► investment in works of art, valuable objects, etc.: »
When it comes to alternative investments, prices of collector watches are rising steadily now.
Financial and business terms. 2012.