investment bank

Definition

An individual or institution which acts as an underwriter or agent for corporations and municipalities issuing securities. Most also maintain broker/dealer operations, maintain markets for previously issued securities, and offer advisory services to investors. investment banks also have a large role in facilitating mergers and acquisitions, private equity placements and corporate restructuring. Unlike traditional banks, investment banks do not accept deposits from and provide loans to individuals. also called investment banker.

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He worked for the investment bank and everyone was happy and everyone trusted the guy a lot with our company.

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My mom and I have an on going discussion she thinks that Edward Jones is the best investment bank but I think that Merrel Lynch is the best.

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My investment bank and other small broker-dealer focused on investment banking and sales/trading/research, respectively. I am waiting to make further moves.

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