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transfer agent

noun
1.
a person, bank, or trust company officially designated to act for a corporation in executing and recording the transfers of its stock from one legal owner to another.
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  • The wind had risen till the big umbrella of the transfer agent threatened to go sailing skyward like a yellow parachute.

    On the Lightship Herman Knickerbocker Viel
  • For acting as registrar or as transfer agent it is usual to make a fixed charge per annum, based on the amount of labor involved.

    Readings in Money and Banking Chester Arthur Phillips
  • As transfer agent, the company attends to perfecting transfers of ownership for stock and bond issues or parts thereof.

    Readings in Money and Banking Chester Arthur Phillips
  • The transfer agent is usually paid about twice as much as the registrar.

    Readings in Money and Banking Chester Arthur Phillips

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