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Title Term Definition
Income Receipts

Payments to, distributions to or other receipts by the relevant Financial Instruments representing the payment of income, or the earning of revenue by, the relevant Financial Instruments in respect of its investments other than capital receipts, which could include: 1. interest (including any capitalised interest); 2. dividends; 3. capital gains.

Initial public offering (IPO)

The sale or distribution of a company's shares to the public for the first time. An IPO is one of the ways in which a private equity fund can exit an investment.

Intermediate Body

Any public or private body which acts under the responsibility of a managing or certifying authority, or which carries out duties on behalf of such an authority, in relation to beneficiaries implementing operations.

Internal rate of return (IRR)

The net return earned by investors from the fund's activity from inception to a stated date. The IRR is calculated as an annualised effective compounded rate of return, using monthly cash flows and annual valuations.