Proxy

Business / Finance / Proxy: Authorization, whether written or electronic, that shareholders' votes may be cast by others. Shareholders can and often do give management their proxies, delegating the right and responsibility to vote their shares as specified.

Other Words for Proxy

Proxy Verb Synonyms: substitute, agent, delegate, surrogate, representative, factor
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Proxy Statement

Business / Finance / Proxy Statement: Document intended to provide shareholders with information necessary to vote in an informed manner on matters to be brought up at a stockholders' meeting. Includes information on closely held shares. MORE

Proxy Contest

Business / Finance / Proxy Contest: A battle for the control of a firm in which a dissident group seeks, from the firm's other shareholders, the right to vote those shareholders' shares in favor of the dissident group's slate of directo MORE

Proxy Server

Technology / Computers / Proxy Server: A server that acts as an intermediary between a workstation user and the internet so that the enterprise can ensure security, administrative control, and caching service. A proxy server is associated MORE

Open Proxy

Technology / Email / Open Proxy: Software that exists on a server that allows the third-party relay of e-mail messages through ports other than port 25. MORE

Proxy Fight

Business / Finance / Proxy Fight: Often used in risk arbitrage. Technique used by an acquiring company to attempt to gain control of a takeover target. The acquirer tries to persuade the shareholders of the target company that the pre MORE

Proxy Vote

Business / Finance / Proxy Vote: Vote cast by one person or entity on behalf of another. MORE

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