Here are some useful phrases used when introducing yourself or being introduced:
May I introduce myself?
Hello, my name is....
Tom, I'd like you to meet...
Pleased to meet you.
How do you do.
Nice to meet you.
Here are some useful phrases used when starting conversations:
Can you tell me...
Have you heard about...
Excuse me, do you happen to know�
Can you tell me about Tim's plans for a hostile takeover?
Have you heard how much due diligence we have to perform?
Have you heard about new opportunities to capitalize investments?
Phrases for Asking for Information
It is important during meetings and other negotiations to ask for as much information as possible. These phrases are used to request information.
Can you give me ...
I'm a little concerned about ...
How long, wide, far, etc.
How does that affect ...
Can you tell me more?
Do you think ...
Can you give a figure by which the discount rate will be increased?
Can you give me an estimate on the net profit you can make in this business transaction?
Can you tell me what my interest rate will be on this construction loan?
I'm a little concerned about the future of private banking in the current economic climate.
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