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Financial services

Related to any service provided by the finance industry, which encompasses a broad range of organisations that deal with the management of money.

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management buy-out funds

Financial services; Financial instruments

Term used for the funds provided to enable operating management and investors of a company to acquire this company or a product line or business. Also known as MBO funds.

venture capital

Financial services; Financial instruments

Money provided by investors to startup firms and small businesses with perceived long-term growth potential. This is a very important source of funding for startups that do not ...

price value of a basis point

Financial services; Financial instruments

Price Value of a Basis Point or PVBP is also known as the "value of a basis point" (VBP) or "basis point value" (BPV). A measure used to describe how a basis point change in yield ...

asian option

Financial services; Financial instruments

An option whose payoff is determined by the average underlying price over some pre-set period of time. Also known as an average option.

annual report

Financial services; Financial instruments

An annual publication that public corporations must provide to shareholders to describe their operations and financial conditions. It chronicles the company's activities over the ...

shareholder

Financial services; Financial instruments

Any person, company, or other institution that owns at least one share in a company. Shareholders are the owners of a company.

accounting period

Financial services; Financial instruments

The time span in which certain financial events took place, generally a quarter or a year, and reflects all of the financial activity that occurred during that time.