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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A deal is said to fail if on the settlement date either the seller does not deliver securities in proper form or the buyer does not to deliver funds in proper form.

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