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Getting started with Zephyr
Zephyr has a searchable help section. This includes demonstration videos and a glossary of terms.
Accessing Zephyr Help - log in to Zephyr, click on Help (top right) and select Zephyr help.
What does vendor mean?
The definition of vendor, and many other terms used in Zephyr, is available in the glossary (see above).
Vendor is defined as:
The entity that is offering the Target company for sale, etc. For example, when Company A buys 10 per cent of Company B from Company C,
- Company A is the Bidder
- Company B is the Target
- Company C is the Vendor
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- We refer to ourselves as Bureau van Dijk
- When citing us as a source we prefer that both our company name and product name are included, for example, 'Zephyr, published by Bureau van Dijk'
- We no longer use acronyms for our product names, such as 'financial analysis made easy' (Fame). Instead, we simply use the products names, i.e. Fame, Zephyr
- We write our product names in title case (not uppercase)
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Provides information on mergers & acquisitions (M&A) deals and rumours globally for over 10 years, and is updated hourly. Includes Initial Public Offering (IPO), private equity and venture capital deals and rumours. Also includes summary financials for companies. WORKS BEST IN GOOGLE CHROME OR FIRE FOX.