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. Voting Right

    The right of a stockholder to vote on matters of corporate policy ...
  2. Voting Trust

    A legal trust created to combine the voting power of shareholders. ...
  3. Statutory Voting

    A corporate voting procedure in which each shareholder is entitled ...
  4. Proxy

    1. An agent legally authorized to act on behalf of another party. ...
  5. Cumulative Voting

    The procedure of voting for a company's directors; each shareholder ...
  6. Voting Shares

    Shares that give the stockholder the right to vote on matters ...
Related Articles
  1. Personal Finance

    Special Trusts For Special Needs

    If you or someone you love has a disability, these trusts can help ease the cost of care.
  2. Home & Auto

    Can You Trust Your Trustee?

    Ignorance and incompetence can cost you money. Make sure your trustee is up to the task.
  3. Home & Auto

    How To Analyze Real Estate Investment Trusts

    REITs are much like dividend-paying companies, but analyzing them requires consideration of the accounting treatment of property.
  4. Bonds & Fixed Income

    The Impact Of Interest Rates On Real Estate Investment Trusts

    REITs are high-yield investments, but do they have an inverse relationship with interest rates? Find out here.
  5. Fundamental Analysis

    Why would I need to know how many outstanding shares the shareholders have?

    Find out why shareholders should know how many outstanding shares have been issued by a corporation, and learn what happens when more shares are issued.
  6. Fundamental Analysis

    How do you use Microsoft Excel to calculate liquidity ratios?

    Learn how to calculate the most common liquidity ratios in Microsoft Excel by inputting financial figures from a company's balance sheet.
  7. Economics

    America's Most Notorious Corporate Criminals

    Learn about the crimes and punishments of some of the most infamous convicted white-collar crooks.
  8. Investing Basics

    What is revenue cycle management?

    Learn more about revenue cycle management and why the healthcare industry in particular has adopted this payment process philosophy.
  9. Fundamental Analysis

    Is it important for a company always to have a high liquidity ratio?

    Understand the significance of the liquidity ratio and how it is used in conjunction with other measures to arrive at an overall evaluation of a company.
  10. Fundamental Analysis

    To what extent should you take a company's liquidity ratio into account before investing in it?

    Find out how important it is for an investor to know a company's liquidity ratio before deciding to invest, and why relying on one ratio can be dangerous.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Weather Insurance

    A type of protection against a financial loss that may be incurred because of rain, snow, storms, wind, fog, undesirable ...
  2. Portfolio Turnover

    A measure of how frequently assets within a fund are bought and sold by the managers. Portfolio turnover is calculated by ...
  3. Commercial Paper

    An unsecured, short-term debt instrument issued by a corporation, typically for the financing of accounts receivable, inventories ...
  4. Federal Funds Rate

    The interest rate at which a depository institution lends funds maintained at the Federal Reserve to another depository institution ...
  5. Fixed Asset

    A long-term tangible piece of property that a firm owns and uses in the production of its income and is not expected to be ...
  6. Break-Even Analysis

    An analysis to determine the point at which revenue received equals the costs associated with receiving the revenue. Break-even ...
Trading Center