Depositary Bank

Business / Taxes / Depositary Bank: A US bank that holds American depositary shares (ADSs), or shares of corporations based outside the United States, and sells American depositary receipts (ADRs) to US investors is called a depositary bank. Each ADR represents a specific number of ADSs, based on the bank’s agreement with the issuing corporation. The depositary bank ensures that investors receive dividends and capital gains and handles tax payments that may be due in the country where the share-issuing company is headquartered.

American Depositary Share (ADS)

Business / Taxes / American Depositary Share (ADS): When a company based overseas wants to sell its shares in the US markets, it can offer them through a US bank, which is known as the depositary. The depositary bank holds the issuing company's shares, MORE

Mitigation Bank

Business / Agriculture / Mitigation Bank: A bank is created when wetlands at a site are restored, enhanced or created in advance of destruction of similar wetlands in nearby locations. The bank then sells 'credits' in the bank to permit appli MORE

Money Center Banks

Business / Finance / Money Center Banks: Banks that raise most of their funds from the domestic and international money markets, relying less on depositors for funds. MORE

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