Meaning of “distribution fee” in the English Dictionary

"distribution fee" in Business English

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distribution feenoun [ C ]

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US also 12b-1 fee FINANCE, MARKETING an amount of money that may be used to pay for marketing, advertising, and selling mutual funds:

Distribution fees that are used to pay marketing and distribution expenses cannot exceed 0.75% of a fund’s average net assets per year.

COMMERCE the amount of money paid to a film company in order to buy the rights to show a film in different cities or countries:

Distribution fees are based on a percentage of the revenues studios receive from releasing movies in theaters, on DVD, and in other media.

(Definition of “distribution fee” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)