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English definition of “investment bank”

investment bank

noun [C]     BANKING, FINANCE
a bank that helps companies and organizations to buy and sell shares , bonds , etc. and helps companies to buy or merge (= join ) with other companies : The successful bid was led by an investment bank . The telecoms analyst at the investment bank estimated that the business was worth around €1bn.. big / large / major investment banks an American/British/ Japanese investment bank a Wall Street / City investment bank
(Definition of investment bank noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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