merchant bank
  1. a bank which arranges loans to companies, deals in international finance, buys and sells shares and launches new companies on the stock exchange, but does not provide banking services to the general public

  2. a bank which operates a credit card system, accepting payment on credit cards from retailers or 'merchants'

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