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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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The others took place in at least two houses in Coventry, the jury was told
Rather than a conversion to a foreign religion, what took place was a reformation of a religion that offered the tribe "a mechanism of unification on a scale unknown in their previous history" (Miller, 1979, 161).
The 1997 Showbiz National Finals took place in four locations.
As a historian of philosophy and ideas, I am greatly impressed by the recent American and British re-discovery of the history of philosophy as a reconstruction of the dialogues which historically took place among the philosophers.
371) Most innovations, Tilly suggests, took place at "the perimeter of the existing repertoire" and usually failed and disappeared.
4 percent took place in government/public buildings.
The burglaries took place on the afternoon and evening of Monday.
The Recycling Today Media Group and its staff have been honored with a national magazine award for the graphic re-design that took place in early 2003.
There were a few things that took place that I didn't agree with at all,'' Tracy said.
The highest dollar transaction for this building type took place at 103-05 West 25th St.
He said that the "second demonstration took place in central Baghdad's al-Tahrir (Liberation) Square, where dozens of citizens raised the same demands, whilst the third took place in central Baghad's al-Firdous Squarre, carrying the same demands as well, and the fifth demonstration took place close to Baghdad Province's Council, demanding the increase of electric power, water, raising of salaries and the achievement of the promises made by the government, given to the citizens during the past elections.
Global trading patterns, national economic trends and regional and local best practices were all topics of conversation at recycling industry events that took place this spring.