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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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"Because the tap holder takes the place of a separate probe for the drilled or tapped hole," the manufacturer says, "the Bilz system eliminates the cost and floorspace required for the probing stations typically used in automated machining systems such as transfer lines."
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long, and takes the place of one of the side-mounted fuel tanks.