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merchant bank

noun [C]
 
 
BANKING a bank that does business with large companies and governments, providing them with finance and with advice relating especially to shares, bonds, etc. and takeovers (= occasions when one company buys another): The company has called in a city merchant bank to advise on its options. →  See also investment bank
merchant banking noun [U]
Translations of “merchant bank”
in Chinese (Traditional) 商業銀行…
in Russian коммерческий банк…
in Turkish ticaret bankası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 商业银行…
in Polish bank handlowy lub komercyjny…
(Definition of merchant bank from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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