Voting Trust Agreement

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Voting Trust Agreement'

A contractual agreement detailing the specifics of the voting trust, including the name of its trustee, the effective timeframe, and the nature of its formation.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Voting Trust Agreement'

As with many different trusts, the purpose and goals must be stated in order to create a guideline for the trustee and protect stockholders that have decided to transfer their ownership rights to the trust.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Cumulative Voting

    The procedure of voting for a company's directors; each shareholder ...
  2. Voting Right

    The right of a stockholder to vote on matters of corporate policy ...
  3. Voting Shares

    Shares that give the stockholder the right to vote on matters ...
  4. Voting Trust

    A legal trust created to combine the voting power of shareholders. ...
  5. Proxy

    1. An agent legally authorized to act on behalf of another party. ...
  6. Statutory Voting

    A corporate voting procedure in which each shareholder is entitled ...
Related Articles
  1. Special Trusts For Special Needs
    Personal Finance

    Special Trusts For Special Needs

  2. Can You Trust Your Trustee?
    Home & Auto

    Can You Trust Your Trustee?

  3. How To Analyze Real Estate Investment ...
    Home & Auto

    How To Analyze Real Estate Investment ...

  4. The Impact Of Interest Rates On Real ...
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    The Impact Of Interest Rates On Real ...

comments powered by Disqus
Hot Definitions
  1. Letter Of Credit

    A letter from a bank guaranteeing that a buyer's payment to a seller will be received on time and for the correct amount. ...
  2. Due Diligence - DD

    1. An investigation or audit of a potential investment. Due diligence serves to confirm all material facts in regards to ...
  3. Certificate Of Deposit - CD

    A savings certificate entitling the bearer to receive interest. A CD bears a maturity date, a specified fixed interest rate ...
  4. Days Sales Of Inventory - DSI

    A financial measure of a company's performance that gives investors an idea of how long it takes a company to turn its inventory ...
  5. Accounts Payable - AP

    An accounting entry that represents an entity's obligation to pay off a short-term debt to its creditors. The accounts payable ...
  6. Ratio Analysis

    Quantitative analysis of information contained in a company’s financial statements. Ratio analysis is based on line items ...
Trading Center