What Is a Silent Business Partner?

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A silent business partner is an investor who provides capital for a business but he or she is not involved in the day to day management of the business. He or she is always considered as a shareholder and therefore is entitled to profits or can also suffer loses. One of the reasons why one may want to be a silent partner is to hide his/her true financial status from other people's knowledge.
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In a general partnership, the silent member is deemed a "limited partner. While such a silent partner shares in the company's profits, potential losses are capped at whatever
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A silent partner is a person who participates financially in a company but does not participate in the management of the company at all.
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The role of the silent partner is to invest capital in a business but chooses, usually for a reason, not to play an active or public role in managing the day-to-day ...
In a general partnership, the silent member is deemed a “limited partner.” While such a silent partner shares in the company’s profits, potential ...
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