Private Placement Investments
Stock offerings offered only to wealthy or seasoned investors are private placements. Under Regulation D of the SEC, these investment offerings can be sold to no more than 35 non accredited investors.
These normally carry a stock holding period requirment.
Brokerage firms that handle wealthy clients that are looking for investment opportunities may offer private placements. The investors would be made aware of the risks regarding the holding period, after market potential and other risks.
There are many private placement offerings covering a broad spectrum of the investment market.
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