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The marketing of new securities, usually through sales to institutional investors. See: Float.


The act or process of selling a new issue of a security to investors. Most of the time, a placement must be registered with the SEC before it can actually take place. See also: Private placement.


To sell a new securities issue.


an aspect of DISTRIBUTION concerned with ensuring that a firm's products are available for consumers to purchase at appropriate locations.


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18), towards an impersonal and placeless curriculum in which the key curriculum question of 'what knowledge is of most worth?
Murray sees Johannesburg as a splintered, placeless, and fragmented city, "a makeshift patchwork of different places" (p.
Seamus Heaney's essay 'The Placeless Heaven: Another Look at Kavanagh' is a good example of this kind of criticism, being a highly sophisticated but subjective personal account of the value of Kavanagh's work.
6) Kapczynki's useful film historical scheme for looking at the contemporary cinema landscape keeps such categories at the forefront by juxtaposing films that portray placeless alienation with those that tap into national or regional rootedness ("From Nostalgia to Nowhere").
Not yet a placeless land; tracking an evolving American geography.
There are exceptions, such as the locations of New York clubs CBGB and Max's Kansas City, which were strongly associated with the birth of punk, but punk is largely placeless.
Lale's relatively minor role in the film shows that within the confines of a very traditional setting, tradition can still be read as placeless and lifeless for women.
Although Shaft Huhndorf has rightly criticized Carter's Indian characters as "rendered placeless and timeless, divested of history, community, and claims to the land .
Finally, given this is the case, it is shown why there is a need to re-territorialise corporations and abandon the myth of the placeless, global corporation once and for all.
Curatorial practices encapsulate art within hermetic, controlled environments and reduce it to a commodity, rendered placeless by the loss of interaction between 'culture and nature.
Tea Cake in this framework occupies a subordinate position which is also spatially expressed, even if his position can be seen as ambivalent: he never settles, so socially he is placeless and marginalized, but his freedom derives exactly from his social exclusion and his consequent physical mobility.
Form, for Gentile, is feeling, but thought in terms of a placeless, timeless Rosetta Stone by whose dialectical adventure from "abstract" immediacy to "concrete," mediate subjectivity everything is rendered uniformly intelligible.