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vehicle

1. any conveyance in or by which people or objects are transported, esp one fitted with wheels
2. Pharmacol a therapeutically inactive substance mixed with the active ingredient to give bulk to a medicine
3. a painting medium, such as oil, in which pigments are suspended
4. (in the performing arts) a play, musical composition, etc., that enables a particular performer to display his talents
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vehicle

[′ve·ə·kəl]
(aerospace engineering)
A structure, machine, or device, such as an aircraft or rocket, designed to carry a burden through air or space.
More restrictively, a rocket vehicle.
(materials)
The fluid component of a paint or printing ink; acts as a carrier for the pigment.
(mechanical engineering)
A self-propelled wheeled machine that transports people or goods on or off roads; automobiles and trucks are examples.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

vehicle

In a paint, the liquid in which the pigment is dispersed.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The advantage for the art investment vehicle would be that in the event the artwork actually declined in price, such that the gallery would want to buy back the piece to avoid the negative price signal, the art investment vehicle would not lose any money.
According to FFA, "two aspects that would add tremendous value and would gain to be further emphasized are the substantial improvements of using structured finance to mutualize pools and channel the widest investor base possible, giving them equal transparent access to unique investment opportunities via a regulated, supervised and professionally organized investment vehicle as well as tapping into the diaspora investor base to fund infrastructure, oil and gas, and renewable energy projects."
If you have a long-term view then then stocks, precious metals, property can be good investment vehicles. But in case your investment horizon is small or short-term in nature then bank deposits, debt linked mutual funds will be better options.
"The investment vehicle will pursue global opportunities with a primary focus on identifying investments among ECG's network of more than 250 international partners," a spokesman said.
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Summary: Libyan investment vehicle LAP Green Network has taken control of Zamtel, the incumbent telecom operator in Zambia.
According to the suit, Inui invested $5 million in financial instruments sold by Nomura Securities in November 2007, which involved a firm run by Madoff, a former chairman of Nasdaq Stock Market Inc., as an investment vehicle.
Investcorp, the asset management firm specialising in alternative investments, announced the launch of the 'Investcorp Real Estate Credit Fund, L.P.' a $1 billion credit investment vehicle that has been formed to acquire whole loans, mezzanine loans, and commercial mortgage-backed securities collateralised by well-performing commercial and residential real estate assets throughout the US.
The deal, which saw Peacock directors Richard Kirk, Keith Bryant and Neil Burns take a 43.3% stake in the company, was backed by Goldman Sachs, former chairman John Lovering's investment vehicle Echelon, and US hedge funds Och-Ziff and Perry Capital.
The board of the Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) is said to be divided over pumping in an extra pounds 500m needed by its Delta Two investment vehicle to save the deal.
Qatari-backed investment vehicle Delta Two - the retailer's largest shareholder - said it was "not in the best interests" of its stakeholders to proceed with its pounds 10.6 billion proposal.
Birmingham-based Mitchells & Butlers last night said that Robert Tchenguiz's investment vehicle Violet Capital Group had raised its interest in the company to 18.81 per cent.

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