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A bank that purchases large holdings of newly issued shares and resells them to investors.
- ‘For an investment bank expert in venture capital, nothing has been ventured here and nothing gained.’
- ‘By the time he was 30, he had moved to Canada and was a partner in Yorkton Securities, a small investment bank in Canada.’
- ‘It is now up to the partners who no longer work at the investment bank to consider the details.’
- ‘The investment bank also benefits from the additional fees it earns for stabilising the stock.’
- ‘SWISS-owned investment bank Warburg Dillon Read is set to announce it is establishing a major new operation in Scotland.’
- ‘A bid from an investment bank is seen as a possibility.’
- ‘An investment bank's ranking is based on a total of debt, equity and municipal bond transactions.’
- ‘The investment bank wrote off $807 million stemming from the bankruptcy of the company.’
- ‘If a manager thinks a stock might fall in value, he can borrow shares from an investment bank and sell them.’
- ‘Solomon Smith Barney, an investment bank, is winding up its New Delhi office.’
- ‘Swiss investment bank Vontobel came out against the deal, saying it made little strategic sense.’
- ‘One of my brightest - and wealthiest - friends is a big hitter in an American investment bank.’
- ‘Increased competition does not make selecting a global investment bank any easier.’
- ‘The remaining cash will go to the American investment bank Goldman Sachs, which has a small stake in Eircom.’
- ‘Part of the problem downtown is that many of the buildings unaffected do not fit the requirements of a modern investment bank.’
- ‘Merrill Lynch, an investment bank, highlights a number of stocks.’
- ‘The investment bank forecasts that British shares could rack up one of their worst annual performances for 100 years.’
- ‘The German investment bank WestLB is also reported to be interested.’
- ‘He was a retired journalist who had been posted to London in the Seventies as information officer for a Yugoslav investment bank.’
- ‘Goldman Sachs, an investment bank, offers covered warrants that allow you to bet on the Halifax house-price index.’
- ‘Barclays is an international financial services group engaged primarily in banking, investment banking and asset management.’
- ‘Consulting and investment banking are more lucrative career paths than, say, working for a nonprofit.’
- ‘The chiefs of investment banking, research, and private-client services reported to him.’
- ‘A lot of these reforms really did nothing to break the sort of connection between research and investment banking.’
- ‘Analysts say he may eventually need to acquire a Wall Street firm to beef up investment banking.’
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