external growth

/ɪkˌstɜ:n(ə)l 'grəυθ/ noun
growth by buying other companies, rather than by expanding existing sales or products
(NOTE: The opposite is internal growth or organic growth.)

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • external growth — ➔ growth * * * external growth UK US noun [U] (also inorganic growth) ► the increase in a company s sales and profits that is a result of buying other companies or of forming a business relationship with them : »External growth is the quickest… …   Financial and business terms

  • external growth — The means by which a business can grow by merger, takeover, or joint ventures, rather than by growing organically through its own internal development (see business strategy). External growth is widely used by companies as it can offer greater… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • external growth — Fin business growth as a result of a merger, a takeover, or through a partnership with another organization …   The ultimate business dictionary

  • growth — US /grəʊθ/ noun [C or U] ► ECONOMICS an increase in the ability of an economy or business to produce goods and services: »the growth of the Indian economy »We have had three successive years of economic growth. growth rate/rate of growth »The… …   Financial and business terms

  • Growth hormone treatment — Growth hormone (GH) is a protein hormone secreted by the pituitary gland which stimulates growth and cell reproduction. In the past growth hormone was extracted from human pituitary glands. GH is now produced by recombinant DNA technology, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Growth differentiation factor-9 — Growth differentiation factor 9, also known as GDF9, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: GDF9 growth differentiation factor 9| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=2661| accessdate = ] …   Wikipedia

  • Growth hormone secretagogue receptor — is a G protein coupled receptor which binds ghrelin.cite journal | author = Davenport AP, Bonner TI, Foord SM, Harmar AJ, Neubig RR, Pin JP, Spedding M, Kojima M, Kangawa K | title = International Union of Pharmacology. LVI. Ghrelin receptor… …   Wikipedia

  • Growth investing — is a style of investment strategy. Those who follow this style, known as growth investors , invest in companies that exhibit signs of above average growth, even if the share price appears expensive in terms of metrics such as price to earning or… …   Wikipedia

  • Growth failure — is a medical term for a pattern of a child s growth which is poorer than normal for age, sex, stage of maturation, and genetic height expectation. Growth failure usually has an abnormal cause or causes. Many short children are growing normally… …   Wikipedia

  • Growth capital — (also expansion capital and growth equity ) is a type of private equity investment, most often a minority investment, in relatively mature companies that are looking for capital to expand or restructure operations, enter new markets or finance a… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.