as a type of borrowing where shares or bonds are offered with an understanding to repurchase all of them later on and/or buying straight back by a company of its very own shares.
1. Exporting: Counter-trade arrangement in which an exporter (of tire making machinery, for instance) agrees purchasing a specified portion of the manufactured goods (tires, in this instance) as a bonus towards customer. 2. Securities: provide by a firm to repurchase its shares through the investors to (1) to boost the stock's cost, (2) cure over-capitalization, or (3) safeguard itself against an aggressive takeover attempt.
the work of buying back anything formerly sold