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merchant banknoun [C]

uk   us  
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.
merchant banking
noun [U]
He spent a year in Bombay setting up HSBC's merchant banking division there.
(Definition of merchant bank from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “merchant bank”
in Chinese (Simplified) 商业银行…
in Turkish ticaret bankası…
in Russian коммерческий банк…
in Chinese (Traditional) 商業銀行…
in Polish bank handlowy lub komercyjny…
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