organic growth

organic growth
Refers to growth achieved by internal investments of the firm. This could be the day to day business of the firm or a division of the firm starting a new business from scratch. This is distinguished from growth by acquisition or merger which involves an outside firm. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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organic growth UK US noun [U] (also internal growth)
MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE the increase in a company's sales and profits that is a result of developing its own business activities, rather than buying other companies: »

Volumes rose 27% last year, including 20% organic growth.

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Thanks to its strategy of both acquisitions and organic growth, the company has expanded greatly in the past three years.

concentrate on/focus on/sustain organic growth »

Future plans have been outlined that focus on organic growth and on returning money to shareholders.

Compare EXTERNAL GROWTH(Cf. ↑external growth)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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