What is financier?

  • (verb): Conduct financial operations, often in an unethical manner.
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A financier ( /fɪnənˈsɪər/; ) is a person who makes their living from investments, typically involving large sums of money and usually involving private equity and venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, corporate finance, investment banking and/or large-scale asset management. The term is French, and derives from finance or payment.

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Financier (pastry)
... A financier is a small French cake, often mistaken for a pastry ... The financier is light and moist, similar to sponge cake, and usually contains almond flour, crushed or ground almonds, or almond flavoring ... Financiers are baked in shaped molds, usually small rectangular loaves similar in size to petits fours ...
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... records and are destroyed, the driver, pilot, and a reporter, killed a Montreal police lab, the financier Singer's home, a bathtub with financier Henderlin in it all explode a house in NJ, heated and lit ... The plot is complex two gangs, each backed by a financier, fight for control of a secret process, discovered by the four scientists, that can turn water into an energy source ...

More definitions of "financier":

  • (noun): A person skilled in large scale financial transactions.
    Synonyms: moneyman