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investment bank

n.
A financial institution that deals primarily with raising capital, corporate mergers and acquisitions, and securities trades.

invest′ment bank`


n.
a financial institution that deals chiefly in the underwriting of new securities.
[1920–25]
invest′ment bank`er, n.
invest′ment bank`ing, n.

investment bank

A bank that provides money for industry, generally by buying shares in companies.
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