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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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Copyright © 2011 Campbell R. Harvey, Professor of Finance, Fuqua School of Business at Duke University

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A mutual fund that gives shareholders the right to receive a fixed payment from dividends on a quarterly or monthly basis.

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