Definitions for "EQUITY INVESTMENTS"
Equity investments include, but are not limited to, any instruments representing ownership shares in an enterprise (e.g., common, preferred, and other capital stock).
Investments made in for-profit companies in which the CDFI receives an ownership interest in the equity (stock) of the company.
An investment in a for-profit CDFI (typically a community development venture capital fund) where the investor owns a percentage of the equity or shares in the fund and the investor's return is based on the performance on the fund.
Ownership interest possessed by shareholders in a corporation.