Blocker Corporation

Definition:

A blocker corporation is a type of C Corporaton. Tax exempt investors and foreign investors often set up offshore feeder corporation known as a blocker corporation when they invest in private equity or hedge funds in order to avoid US trade or business income tax.

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Wind bond

Wind bond is a type of Catastrophic Bond. The bond's payout is linked to the losses incurred from natural wind-related catastrophes such as hurricane, typoon, or monsoon.

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