In any street market, the goods that are sold are manufactured outside of the marketplace and the characters involved are those who visit the marketplace in order to buy goods and those who reside within the marketplace in order to sell those goods.
A direct comparison can be made with the securities marketplace as follows:
Figure 2.1 illustrates such relationships.
The various goods, the roles of the
and the inter-relationships between them are described within this chapter.
Organisations occasionally need to raise cash (or capital) in order to expand their business through, for example, buying new premises, building new factories or acquiring other companies. The options open to such organisations for raising the necessary capital include: