Business, Legal & Accounting Glossary
Vendor placing is a type of placing used as a means of acquiring another company or business.
For example: If company A wishes to buy a business from Company B, it issues company A shares to company Y as payment alongside a prearranged agreement that those shares are then placed with investors in exchange for cash.
Vendor placings are sometimes utilised as a cheaper alternative to a rights issues; and as such are quite popular with some companies.
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This glossary post was last updated: 4th May, 2019