merchant bank Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"merchant bank" in British English

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merchant banknoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​bank that does ​business with ​companiesrather than with ​people
merchant banker
noun [C] uk   us  
(Definition of merchant bank from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"merchant bank" in Business English

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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 ​advicerelating especially to ​shares, ​bonds, etc. and takeovers (= occasions when one ​companybuys another): The ​company has called in a city ​merchantbank to ​advise on its ​options.
merchant banking
noun [U]
He ​spent a ​year in Bombay setting up HSBC's merchantbankingdivision 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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