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