equity capital

noun

Definition of equity capital 

: capital (such as stock or surplus earnings) that is free of debt especially : capital received for an interest in the ownership of a business

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New World Angels is made up of 65 private investors, operators and entrepreneurs who provide equity capital and guidance to early-stage entrepreneurial companies with a strong presence in Florida. Marcia Heroux Pounds, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Florida angel group invests more than $500,000 in Boca-based digital advertising company," 15 June 2018 Its own central-bank governor reckons equity capital is taxed up to five times. The Economist, "Two Asian stock exchanges tussle over market data," 7 June 2018 Bank of America recently ranked first in the debt capital markets league tables in the U.S. and fifth in equity capital markets, according to first-quarter bank filings citing Dealogic. Liz Hoffman, WSJ, "Bank of America Capital Markets Head AJ Murphy Leaving For Silver Lake," 3 May 2018 Recent tech IPOs have featured more institutional investors, reflecting a more mature and developed market, said Li Hang, head of greater China’s equity capital markets at brokerage firm CLSA. Liza Lin, WSJ, "China’s Biggest Tech Unicorns Stampede to Go Public," 1 May 2018 Ricardo Weisz is a versatile C-level executive expert in raising equity capital, finance, marketing, startups, turnaround management, content, brand development, licensing and marketing of products and services. miamiherald, "Business Plan Challenge deadline is March 26. Arod is one of this year’s judges | Miami Herald," 26 Mar. 2018 Ricardo Weisz is a versatile C-level executive expert in raising equity capital, finance, marketing, startups, turnaround management, content, brand development, licensing and marketing of products and services. miamiherald, "Business Plan Challenge deadline is March 26. Arod is one of this year’s judges | Miami Herald," 26 Mar. 2018 Historically, the role of private equity capital in the oil industry hasn't been to fund substantial production gains, but to prove oil and gas can be captured economically. Collin Eaton, Houston Chronicle, "Private equity firms becoming longer-term players in the oil patch, investors say," 2 Apr. 2018 Ricardo Weisz is a versatile C-level executive expert in raising equity capital, finance, marketing, startups, turnaround management, content, brand development, licensing and marketing of products and services. miamiherald, "Business Plan Challenge deadline is March 26. Arod is one of this year’s judges | Miami Herald," 26 Mar. 2018

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1942, in the meaning defined above

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