* Site-Outage Notice: Our engineering elves will be tweaking the Shmoop site from Monday, December 22 10:00 PM PST to Tuesday, December 23 5:00 AM PST. The site will be unavailable during this time.
© 2014 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.

Finance Glossary

Just call us Bond. Amortized bond.

Over 700 finance terms, Shmooped to perfection.

Management Company


A management company is the group of professionals hired by a mutual fund distribution company to manage the money that the distribution company has raised. The management company may or may not be related to the distribution company, but in either case will receive a fee for the management.