finance company

A company engaged in making loans, usually on the security of additional sale contracts, instalment sale contracts, chattel mortgages, or trust receipts.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • finance company — A company whose business and primary function is to make loans to individuals, while not receiving deposits like a bank. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * finance company finance company ➔ company * * * finance company UK US noun [C] FINANCE ► …   Financial and business terms

  • finance company — see company Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • finance company — finance .company AmE [ US .ˈ. ˌ...] n finance .house [.ˈ. .] BrE a company that lends money, especially to businesses …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • finance company — finance companies N COUNT A finance company is a business which lends money to people and charges them interest while they pay it back …   English dictionary

  • finance company — finance ,company noun count a business that lends money to companies …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • finance company — noun a financial institution (often affiliated with a holding company or manufacturer) that makes loans to individuals or businesses • Hypernyms: ↑nondepository financial institution • Hyponyms: ↑consumer finance company, ↑small loan company,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • finance company — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms finance company : singular finance company plural finance companies business a business that lends money to companies …   English dictionary

  • finance company — an institution engaged in such specialized forms of financing as purchasing accounts receivable, extending credit to retailers and manufacturers, discounting installment contracts, and granting loans with goods as security. [1925 30] * * *… …   Universalium

  • finance company — A company that provides finance, normally in the form of loans. As it tends to finance ventures with a high risk factor, the cost of borrowing is likely to be higher than that made by a clearing bank …   Accounting dictionary

  • finance company — A company that provides finance, normally in the form of loans. As it tends to finance ventures with a high risk factor, the cost of borrowing is likely to be higher than that made by a clearing bank …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • finance company — (also finance house) noun a company concerned primarily with providing money, e.g. for hire purchase transactions …   English new terms dictionary


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