Tranche

One of several related securities offered at the same time. Tranches from the same offering usually have different risk, reward, and/or maturity characteristics. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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tranche tranche [trɑːnʆ] noun [countable] FINANCE
part of a larger sum of money or collection of shares:

• The government has traded 200 million Eurobonds in two tranches.

• The second tranche of the loan would be repaid over three years.

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   French word for a slice. Used widely to mean a portion, allocation or instalment.

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tranche UK US /trɑːnʃ/ noun [C] FINANCE
one of the parts into which a particular financial arrangement, payment, investment, etc. is divided: »

The oil company will pay $2.4 billion in cash up front, with three annual tranches of $1.25 billion to come.

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They will follow up last year's initial public offering with the sale of a further tranche of shares worth up to €500m.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • tranché — tranche [ trɑ̃ʃ ] n. f. • 1213; de trancher ♦ Ce qui est coupé, tranché. A ♦ Sens propre 1 ♦ Morceau assez mince, coupé sur toute la largeur d une chose comestible. Tranche de pain. ⇒ tartine, toast. Tranche de viande, de bœuf (⇒ bifteck) , de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tranché — tranché, ée (tran ché, chée) part. passé de trancher. 1°   Coupé, séparé en coupant. •   Il opina, sans s appuyer sur rien, que M. Fouquet aurait la tête tranchée à cause du crime d État, SÉV. Lett. à Pompone, 17 déc. 1664. •   La partie la plus… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • tranche — Tranche. s. f. v. Morceau coupé en long & un peu mince. Il ne se dit guere que des choses qu on mange. Tranche de boeuf, de jambon, de pasté, d esclanche, de longe de veau, de poulet d inde, de canard. tranche de cimier de boeuf. tranche de melon …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • tranche — / trä sh/ n [French, literally, slice, from Old French, from trenchier trancher to cut]: a division or portion of a pool or whole: as a: an issue of bonds derived from a pooling of like obligations that is differentiated from other issues esp. by …   Law dictionary

  • tranche- — ⇒TRANCHE , élém. de compos. Élém. issu d une forme du verbe trancher, représentant ce verbe au sens de « séparer en deux, détacher d un tout, en coupant net, à l aide d un instrument », entrant dans la constr. de qq. termes. V. tranche montagne… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Tranche — 〈[trã:ʃ] f. 19〉 1. fingerdicke Scheibe von Fleisch od. Fisch 2. Teil einer Anleihe [→ tranchieren] * * * Tran|che [ trã:ʃ(ə) ], die; , n […ʃn̩] [frz. tranche, zu: trancher, ↑ tranchieren]: 1. (Kochkunst) fingerdicke Scheibe von Fleisch od. Fisch …   Universal-Lexikon

  • tranche — [tränsh] n. 〚Fr, lit., a slice〛 a portion, share, installment, etc. [the final tranche of the loan] * * * …   Universalium

  • Tranche — [ trã:ʃ(ə)] die; , n [...ʃn̩] <aus gleichbed. fr. tranche zu trancher, vgl. ↑tranchieren>: 1. fingerdicke Fleisch od. Fischschnitte. 2. Teilbetrag einer Wertpapieremission (Wirtsch.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • tranche — (n.) c.1500, from Fr. tranche, from trancher, trencher to cut (see TRENCH (Cf. trench)). Economic sense is from 1930 …   Etymology dictionary

  • tranche — s. f. 1. Pedaço cortado. = FATIA 2. Parte separada. = PARCELA   ‣ Etimologia: francês tranche …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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