Investment Advisor defined: An investment advisor is any person or group that makes investment recommendations or conducts securities analysis in return for a fee, whether through direct management of client assets or via written publications. An investment advisor who has sufficient assets to be registered with the SEC is known as a Registered Investment Advisor, or RIA. Investment advisors are prohibited from disseminating advice known to be deceitful or fraudulent, and from acting as a principal on their own accounts by buying and selling securities between themselves and a client without prior written consent.
Above is a definition for “Investment Advisor” from PrivCo’s Private Company Knowledge Bank, the definitive online and e-book guide to private companies and private company deals.
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