Dictionary

Servus
Viennese way of saying “Hello” like the Italians say “Ciao” and the Germans use “Tschüss” or the French say “Salue”.

Say again
Short from to say: I am sorry, but I did not hear and/or understand what you just said. If you don’t mind please be so kind and repeat all again.

ETD
(estimated time of departure): after serious considerations and to my best current knowledge I would like to inform you that this might be the time of (my) departure.

ETA
(estimated time of arrival): after serious considerations and to my best current knowledge I would like to inform you that this might be the time of (my) arrival.

Go Ahead
Please be so kind an proceed with what you have just started, intended or suggested to do.

WilCo
(will comply): I will do all the needed to achieve exactly what you have asked me to do.

Affirm
I do agree or confirm exactly what you have told or written to me.

Negative
I don’t agree with what you have just said and/or I don’t like and/or I don’t think that you are right with it.

ML
(Markus Lehner): Mr. Oskar Klein, working for the Ford Motor Corporation in the US, always signed “OK” when he approved a new car leaving the production line, but since I am not Mr. Klein I confirm or agree to certain requests with my own initials. For me personally there is another reason to use “ML” as my signature, but that’s again aviator’s language…

FamO
Abbreviation based on two facts: First letter(s) of “Family Office” and secondly real single Family Offices (not speaking about unauthorized managing of other peoples money) are many times set-up by famous families.

CoIn
Generally a coin is a currency, but one of the most valuable “currency” for any investor is another investor, so called Co-Investor, who does not want to sell you something, but has also skin in the game you both are playing.

DaDi
Many times investment are done though holding companies and it is the Director(s) of the underling companies (Daughter companies) who is in charge of making profits for the investor. That’s why the DaDi’s are very important people – as it is outside the investment world as well. ????

PCP
Stands for a holding company publicly listed on one or several stock exchanges and composed with the capital of a few to many partners in order to achieve together the most possible profits.