Investor Glossary-letter of intentInvestor Glossary-letter of intentInvestor Glossary-letter of intentInvestor Glossary-letter of intentInsightful stock market charts - Click here
investor
Categories    # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Letter Of Intent

The HTML to link to this page
 

A letter of intent is a document written by one company and sent to another indicating a desire and ability to do business. The issuance of a letter of intent often precedes formal negotiations of a merger or acquisition and can potentially impact the share price of both the letter of intent issuer and recipient. Although a letter of intent is not a contract or legally binding, sending a letter of intent generally indicates serious interest. Companies issuing a letter of intent typically disclose this information in a Form 8-K filing with the SEC. Investors contemplating a large investment in a managed fund they plan to make in increments may send a letter of intent in advance of the purchase to qualify for a reduced sales charge.



Rate this letter of intent definition...

Learn about investing with the Investor Glossary Term of the Day


Click here for insightful stock market charts. Where is the market headed? The answer may surprise you. Find out
with the exclusive & Barron's recommended charts of Chart of the Day.


Popular Terms: in escrow, wholly-owned subsidiary, risk management, phantom income, class C shares, deferred tax, minority interest, 1031 exchange, command economy, stock market close, VIX, 144a, average price per share, cancelled check, deferred revenue, 401a, 1035 exchange, EBITDA, required rate of return, debt service coverage, option premium, current ratio, margin rate, open position, limit order, reverse mortgage, FICO score, Zero Cost Collar, covered put, ex-dividend, FTSE, real GDP, liquidity ratio, LIBOR, labor relations, balance sheet, implied volatility, Key Rate Duration, irrevocable trust, diluted share, quality assurance, retained earnings, stock split, inflation, APR, ex-dividend date, dividends payable, annual return, per diem


Accounting | Banking | Bonds | Brokers | Economy | Futures | Mutual Funds | Options | Real Estate | Retirement | Stocks | Taxes | Technical Analysis
Investor Glossary | Term of the Day | Suggest a Term | Chart of the Day | Dogs of the Dow
©2004-2016 Investor Glossary - All rights reserved - Terms of Use