What does financier mean?

Definitions for financier
ˌfɪn ənˈsɪər, ˌfaɪ nən-fi·nancier

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. financier, moneymanverb

    a person skilled in large scale financial transactions

  2. financierverb

    conduct financial operations, often in an unethical manner


  1. financiernoun

    A person who, as a profession, profits from large financial transactions.

  2. financiernoun

    A company that does the same.

  3. financiernoun

    A light, spongy teacake, usually based on almond flour or flavoring.

  4. financiernoun

    A traditional French (Ragou00FBt a la Financière) or Piemontese (Finanziera alla piemontese) rich sauce or ragout, made with coxcomb, wattles, cock's testicles, chicken livers and a variety of other ingredients.

  5. Etymology: From financier.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. FINANCIERnoun

    One who collects or farms the publick revenue.

    Etymology: French.


  1. financier

    An investor is a person who allocates financial capital with the expectation of a future return (profit) or to gain an advantage (interest). Through this allocated capital most of the time the investor purchases some species of property. Types of investments include equity, debt, securities, real estate, infrastructure, currency, commodity, token, derivatives such as put and call options, futures, forwards, etc. This definition makes no distinction between the investors in the primary and secondary markets. That is, someone who provides a business with capital and someone who buys a stock are both investors. An investor who owns stock is a shareholder.


  1. financier

    A financier is a person or organization that provides or manages large sums of money for businesses or individuals, typically through investment activities. This could include services like raising capital, underwriting, or acting as a broker for mergers and acquisitions. They typically have expertise in financial management and can profit from interest, dividends, or changes in asset prices.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Financiernoun

    one charged with the administration of finance; an officer who administers the public revenue; a treasurer

  2. Financiernoun

    one skilled in financial operations; one acquainted with money matters

  3. Financierverb

    to conduct financial operations

  4. Etymology: [Cf. F. financier.]


  1. Financier

    A financier 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. A financier today can be someone who makes their living from investing in up and coming or established companies and businesses. A financier makes money through this process when his or her investment is paid back with interest, from part of the company's equity awarded to them as specified by the business deal, or a financier can generate income through commission, performance, and management fees.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of financier in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of financier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of financier in a Sentence

  1. Middle East:

    China has earned much of its leverage in the region, especially on the African side of the Red Sea/Gulf of Aden, by becoming the leading financier and builder of infrastructure projects such as dams, roads, railways, and IT networks.

  2. Arthur Wing Pinero:

    A financier is a pawnbroker with imagination.

  3. Simon Robey:

    I'm not a deal junkie, I'm probably a rather old-fashioned corporate financier.

  4. Carlos Vicens:

    Our main focus is to get a financier, a strategic partner, to get this project into construction as soon as possible.

  5. Wagner Group:

    I react with pleasure, i’ve never just been the financier of the Internet Research Agency. I invented it, I created it, I managed it for a long time. It was founded to protect the Russian information space from boorish aggressive propaganda of anti-Russian narrative from the West.

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