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Definition of

share issue

Stockholding & Investments

offer to sell shares in business the offering for sale of shares in a business. The capital derived from share issues can be used for investment in the core business or for expansion into new commercial ventures.

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Definitions of ’share issue’ and meaning of ’share issue’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’share issue’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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