Growth stage

Definition:

In context of private equity, the state of a company when it has received one or more rounds of financing and is generating revenue from its product or service. Also known as middle stage.

Growth stock
Common stock of a company that has an opportunity to invest money and earn more than the opportunity cost of capital.

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Double-dip lease

A cross-border lease in which the different rules of the lessor's and lessee's countries let both parties be treated as the owner of the leased equipment for tax purposes.

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