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quarterdeck

Nautical the after part of the weather deck of a ship, traditionally the deck on a naval vessel for official or ceremonial use

Quarterdeck

(Quarterdeck Corporation, Marina del Rey, CA) A pioneering software company, founded in 1983, that offered a variety of utilities, diagnostics, connectivity and Internet products for the PC and Macintosh. In the 1980s, with its popular QEMM and DESQview programs, Quarterdeck was the first software company to offer a serious, alternate operating environment for the DOS PC. In 1999, Quarterdeck was acquired and assimilated by Symantec.
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Back on the quarterdeck, the chief said, "Who was that officer?
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After looking over the prospectus, we're inclined to agree: Quarterdeck really is hot.
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Richter, Co-President of Jefferies Quarterdeck and Head of the firm's Aerospace & Defense Investment Banking Group.
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NYSE: JEF), today announced that its aerospace and defense investment banking group, Jefferies Quarterdeck, has served as M&A advisor for the sale of Primus International to Oak Hill Capital Partners, and as co-lead arranger for a $120 million senior secured credit facility used to partially fund the transaction.
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Farmer as Co-Presidents of Jefferies Quarterdeck, the Firm's aerospace and defense investment banking group.
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