Formal written document to sell securities that describes the plan for a proposed business enterprise, or the facts concerning an existing one, that an investor needs to make an informed decision. Prospectuses are used by mutual funds to describe the fund objectives, risks and other essential information. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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prospectus pro‧spec‧tus [prəˈspektəs] noun [countable]
1. FINANCE a document produced by a company when inviting the public to buy its shares. By law, the company must include certain information in a prospectus, such as how the money is going to be used, what the chances of future success are etc:

• The full prospectus for the share sale will be out next Thursday.

ˈpathfinder proˌspectus FINANCE
a document produced by a company when it is inviting the public to buy its shares for the first time. It provides people who may want to buy the shares with information about the company, but does not give the price of the shares:

• The company has today published the pathfinder prospectus in connection with its forthcoming listing by way of placing on the London Stock Exchange.

2. a small book that advertises a school, college, new business etc:

• Each year the college publishes a postgraduate prospectus which contains details of the degree courses offered.

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   A document produced by the issuing company, which provides detailed terms and conditions of a new stock or debt offering.

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prospectus UK US /prəˈspektəs/ noun [C]
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a legal document offering a company's shares for sale, and giving details about the company and its activities: »

An investor should carefully read the fund's prospectus before buying shares in an exchange.

a small book giving details of a school or college, or of a new business or project: »

You can read all about the different courses in the university prospectus.


a company prospectus

See also PATHFINDER PROSPECTUS(Cf. ↑pathfinder prospectus)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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См. также в других словарях:

  • prospectus — pro·spec·tus /prə spek təs/ n pl tus·es / tə səz/: a preliminary printed statement describing a business or other enterprise and distributed to prospective buyers, investors, or participants; specif: a description of a new security issue supplied …   Law dictionary

  • prospectus — [ prɔspɛktys ] n. m. • 1723 « programme de librairie »; mot lat. « vue, aspect », de prospicere « regarder devant » 1 ♦ Anciennt Annonce imprimée, brochure exposant le plan d un ouvrage à paraître, d une collection, d une série d ouvrages. 2 ♦… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Prospectus — may refer to: * Prospectus (finance) * Prospectus (university) …   Wikipedia

  • prospectus — 1765, from Fr. prospectus (1723), from L. prospectus view, outlook (see PROSPECT (Cf. prospect)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • prospectus — The plural form is prospectuses. The form prospecti is not only pedantic but ignorantly pedantic, since in Latin prospectus is a fourth declension noun with a plural form prospectus (which is not used in English) …   Modern English usage

  • Prospectus — Pro*spec tus, n. [L., a prospect, sight, view: cf. F. prospectus. See {Prospect}.] A summary, plan, or scheme of something proposed, affording a prospect of its nature; especially, an exposition of the scheme of an unpublished literary work.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Prospectus I — est le premier album officiel de Raison d Être. Il est sorti en 1993. Liste des titres Numéro de piste Titre Durée 1 Katharsis 6:24 2 Ordeal In Chapel 5:37 3 Ascension De Profundis 6:38 4 Mourning …   Wikipédia en Français

  • prospectus — [n] details, outline of event announcement, catalogue, conspectus, design, list, plan, program, scheme, syllabus, synopsis; concept 283 …   New thesaurus

  • prospectus — ► NOUN (pl. prospectuses) ▪ a printed booklet advertising a school or university or giving details of a share offer. ORIGIN Latin, view, prospect …   English terms dictionary

  • prospectus — [prə spek′təs, präspek′təs, prōspek′təs] n. [L: see PROSPECT] a statement outlining the main features of a new or proposed publication, business enterprise, etc., or the attractions of an established institution such as a college, hotel, etc.;… …   English World dictionary

  • prospectus — A document that describes the details and financial support for a new bond or stock issue offering. A prospectus is required by the Securities and Exchange Commission. American Banker Glossary Formal written document to sell securities that… …   Financial and business terms

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