Nonaccredited investor

Definition:

Wealthy, sophisticated investors who do not meet SEC net worth requirements. These investors require less protection because of large financial resources, but only 35 nonaccredited investor can be included per investment.

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Performance shares

Shares of stock paid out to managers only if the company makes certain sales, earnings per share, or other similar criteria.

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