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Gazelle Company

A slang term for a company that has increased its revenues by at least 20% each year for four years running. This may result in a much higher share price. The term implies that a company is growing, like a gazelle, by leaps and bounds.
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Besides this measure, the mid-term program for the period 2018-2020 sets forth four other measures, too, some of which concern the so-called gazelle companies and offer help of 30 percent for introducing new standards and quality, 5 million denars for new tools in the information technology sector as well as help for innovation projects and workforce training.
000 clients and generate over 40M in revenues (with a ROI over 2100%) in a period of 5 years, and fulfil our potential as one of Europes gazelle companies.
The fourth investigates the factors affecting the long-term survival of gazelle companies which, following periods of extraordinary growth, need to develop and consolidate their market position.
This is a general issue of the journal that covers diverse subjects: price prediction of the markets of two beef-producing countries (Argentina and Brazil); the factors for work satisfaction in European managerial women; the difficulties of protecting themselves before problems in the currency changes values of foreign companies (Spanish) which operate in Latin America; the factors which allow to develop and consolidate the Catalan gazelle companies and their lessons for their similar in Latin America; finally, a literature review on the concepts of fairness and fair price with the buyers perspective.
The criteria set for Gazelle companies for 2012 were:
The Plus-quoted company's HiQ Index, designed to map the percentage of high growth businesses in each of the UK's local authority areas, has revealed that gazelle companies make up 6% of Cheshire's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
a $6 million environmental remediation' compliance, and industrial hygiene firm--is one of the few gazelle companies in that region.
Coupled with these statistics, a 1999 Development Report Card for the States (Released by the Corporation for Enterprise Development) ranked Connecticut as 15th in "Entrepreneurial Energy", with the second greatest number of gazelle companies in the nation and the fifth greatest number of technology companies.
While many Government initiatives have been aimed at the so-called gazelle companies (companies capable of 20% compound growth over the next three years) it's important not to lose sight of the other 95% of SMEs.
com)-- Dagens Industri concluded, "The challenges for this year's Gazelle companies could hardly be larger given the past years' global financial crises and its effects on the economy.