A investment banker that markets and sells securities to the public. The sale of these securities is traditionally conducted through a syndicate which agrees to purchase a new issue of securities from an issuer and distribute them to investors.
(1) In security markets, the financial institution which agrees to purchase an unsubscribed new issue of securities at an agreed price on a fixed day with a view to selling it publicly, for an underwriting fee.(2) In an insurance contract, the insurer who underwrites the policy. Français: Syndicataire Español: Suscriptor, Asegurador
An intermediary between an issuer of a security and the investing public, usually an investment bank. Also, an issuer of insurance policies. see also Agreement Among Underwriters, Chartered Life Underwriter, dated date, bond circular, prospectus, distribution capability, firm commitment offering, best efforts offering, direct placement, intermediary, issue, lead underwriter, preliminary official statement, preliminary prospectus, road show, stabilization, standby commitment, underbanked.
The organization that acts as the distributor of new shares to broker/dealers and investors. In a municipal underwriting, a brokerage firm or bank that acts as a conduit by taking the new issue from the municipality and reselling it. In a corporate offering, the underwriter must be a brokerage firm.
an investment bank that chooses to be responsible for the process of selling new securities to the public. An underwriter usually chooses to work with a syndicate of investment banks in order to maximize the distribution of the securities.
In investment banking, a member of a new issue syndicate who contracts to purchase primary debt or equity securities on a given date at a specific price, thus guaranteeing the borrower the full proceeds.
A broker or bank which, on behalf of a client, arranges the sale of a security issue, and agrees to purchase any unsold securities that are left over. Using an underwriter enables a client to sell all securities issued, thereby raising all money it seeks from the issue.
An investment banker that works with an issuer to help bring a security to the market and sell it to the public.
An underwriter guarantees to the company that the funds sought will be raised and any shortfall will be taken up by the underwriter and the funds will be available at a specific time.
A market participant who agrees to buy a new issue at a specified price if no-one else is prepared to purchase the securities offered. The underwriter will receive commission to compensate him for the risk taken that he will have to buy an unsuccessful issue and lose money as a result.
An investment banker who purchases shares of a company that is going public, then resells them to investors for a higher price. When an underwriter brings shares of a new company to market it is called an initial public offering (IPO). Investment banks can also underwrite secondary offering of existing public companies.
A brokerage firm that helps a company come public in an initial public offering. The firm underwrites (vouches for) the stock. When a company has been brought public, the shares have been underwritten. See Initial public offering.
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Investment bankers who handle the offering of a new issue of securities. They buy all the securities from the issuer and distribute them to investors. They make a profit on the underwriting spread. The investment banker may be acting alone or as a member of an underwriting group or syndicate.
an organization, usually a bank, that purchases a share issue, hoping to sell it to the public; an insurance company that undertakes to meet losses.
Also known as an "investment banker", an underwriter is a middleman between an issuing corporation and the public. He usually forms an underwriting group, called a syndicate, to limit his risk and commitment of capital. He may also contract with selling groups to help distribute the issue-for a concession. In the case of mutual funds, he may also be known as a sponsor, distributor, or even wholesaler. Investment bankers also offer other services, such as advice and counsel on the raising and investment of capital.
The Investment Bank that coordinates the issuing of securities by a company, and which purchases all such securities directly from the company and then resells them to the ultimate buyers.
The investment bank, commercial bank, or brokerage firm that works with an issuer to sell a new issue. Issuers may select underwriters by obtaining bids or on a negotiated basis. Potential underwriters may form groups called underwriting syndicates to bid collectively.
is a. a banker who deals chiefly in underwriting new securities (investment banker), or b. an agent or financial institution that sells insurance. UNDISTRIBUTED EARNINGS see Retained Earnings. UNEARNED REVENUE / INCOME represents money that you have received in advance of providing the goods or services to your customer. Unearned revenue is a liability of your business until you provide the goods or services you agreed to provide to the customer.
A stockbroker or investment bank that sells shares in a new issue to the public. The underwriter will profit from the fees generated by the offering.
A brokerage firm, securities dealer or investment banking firm that sells company securities to investors and to other brokerage firms, securities dealers and investment banking firms. This can occur either through a private placement offering or public offering.
The underwriter is an investment bank which guarantees the price of a financial security to the issuer before counseling to investors.
A broker or financial institution which arranges the sale of a security issue on behalf of a client and agrees to purchase any unsold securities subject to conditions agreed with the client. Using an underwriter enables a client to sell all securities issued and raise all money it seeks from the issue. Underwriters may also have sub-underwriters to share the underwriting risk.
a firm, normally a brokerage, that agrees to buy the new issue of a company at a fixed discounted price, which they will then sell to the public at retail value
An investment firm that purchases shares from the corporation issuing the shares for resale to other investment firms or the public or acts as an agent for such corporation to sell such shares to the public.
The organization that sells securities to broker-dealers and investors.
An investment banking firm which enters into a contract with the issuer of new securities to distribute them to the investing public.
The organisation that acts as the distributor of an initial offer share to broker/dealers and investors and undertakes to subscribe to any under-subscription of the offer.
The investment banking firm that purchases an issue of municipal bonds from the issuer and resells them to the public.
A financial institution that arranges an issue of new securities by agreeing to buy an entire new securities issue from an issuer and distribute it to the public.
A financial institution (investment bank or commercial bank) which purchases a new issue of municipal securities for resale. The underwriter may acquire the bonds either by negotiation with the issuer of by award on the basis of a competitive bidding.
A person that works for the investor making the loan. They ensure that the borrower, the property, the appraisal, the survey, the title commitment, and all of the documentation satisfy the criteria for the loan program, and issue a clear to close to their document department to produce the loan package for closing.
The individual or group that purchases a security from the issuer and distributes it to investors.
The stockbrokers who help a company come public in a New Issue. They underwrite (vouch for) the stock. When a company has been brought public, the shares have been underwritten.
Guarantor of the issue of new securities. Promises to buy any securities not taken up by other investors at the time of floating.
Investment banker, who singly or as a member of an underwriting group or syndicate, agrees to purchase a new issue of securities from an issuer and distribute to investors, making a profit on the underwriting spread.
An organisation, normally a merchant bank or broking firm, that guarantees a minimum level of subscription to a share or debt issue. If public subscription fail to reach the minimum level, the underwriter takes up the shortfall. Underwriters often have sub-underwriters to share the risk.
Aan investment bank that assumes the risk of buying the new issue of stock and then reselling it to the public. .
a person or organization that buys an issue from a corporation and sells it to investors
The organization that acts as the distributor of a mutual fund's shares to broker/dealers and the public.
This is a brokerage firm that raises money for companies using public equity and debt markets. Underwriters are financial intermediaries that buy stock or bonds from an issuer and then sell these securities to the public. The process through which this is accomplished is highly regulated by the SEC and the National Association of Securities Dealers.
broker-dealer that has agreed to offer a company's securities for sale to the public.
An institutional investor who effectively insures a new issue (or rights issue) by agreeing to buy all shares which are not sold to other investors.
broker or bank which arranges the sale of an issue of securities on behalf of a client and, if it does not sell all stock to other institutions or investors, itself undertakes to purchase the unsold securities. By using an underwriter, the client is therefore assured of raising the full amount of money it is seeking.
An organization that for a fee guarantees a minimum level of subscriptions to a share or debt issue. If public subscriptions fail to reach this minimum level then the underwriter takes up the shortfall.
A financial organization that handles sales of new securities which a company or municipality wishes to sell in order to raise money. Typically the underwriters will guarantee subscription to securities say, an issue of equity from the company at a stated price, and are under an obligation to purchase securities upto the amount they have underwritten, should the public not subscribe for the issue.
A company that purchases shares of a corporation and arranges for their sale to the general public.
The investment banking firm that brought the company public. In the IPO Summary section we include both the primary Underwriter, called the Lead Manager and the Co-Manager, when available.
A company or person analyzing a person's creditworthiness and undertaking the responsibility for issuing credit.
Arranges a new issue of shares or securities and agrees to purchase any that are unsold to guarantee a full subscription.
In securities, a party that assists a company in issuing stock or bonds. To Top
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The bond underwriter is engaged by the hospital to sell the bonds to the public and institutional investors. The Underwriter is the “quarterback” for the transaction, coordinating the efforts of all parties associated with the transaction. The Underwriter prepares a calendar of transaction timing and responsibilities, prepares the preliminary and final Official Statements, proposes the terms and sales price for the bonds and purchases the bonds for resale to the general public.
A company or person undertaking the responsibility for issuing a mortgage. Underwriters analyze a borrower's creditworthiness and set the loan amount. Back
A person or organization that acquires shares of stock from an issuer or other party with a view for general distribution.
Underwriters raise capital for a business, arrange mergers and acquisitions, and provide advisory services such as business valuations. The capital raised may be in the form of debt or equity and may be from private or public sources. Underwriters have the ability to sell securities and may focus on institutional sales or may pursue retail sales through their own retail brokerage operations. At nvst.com, Underwriters are classified as Investors and Advisors.
The investment banking firm that brought the company public. (see Investment Banker)
The organization that sells a mutual fund's shares to broker-dealers and investors.
Firm which buys an issue of securities (shares) from a company and resells it to investors.
An investment firm that purchases a security directly from its issuer for resale to other investment firms or the public or sells for such issuer to the public.
firm, usually an investment bank, that buys an issue of securities from a company and resells it to investors. In general, A party that guarantees the proceeds to the firm from a security sale, thereby in effect taking ownership of the securities.
A company, usually an investment banking firm, that guarantees or participates in a guarantee that an entire issue of stocks or bonds will be purchased
A financial institution which serves as an intermediary between an issuer and investors in an ABS offering.
a middleman that assists companies in going public by buying a new issue of stock on the assumption that it can resell the stock to the public
A company or other entity that administers the public issuance and distribution of securities from a corporation or other issuing body. An underwriter works closely with the issuing body to determine the offering price of the securities, buys them from the issuer and sells them to investors via the underwriter's distribution network.
A firm that agrees to underwrite a new issue, for a fee, thereby guaranteeing the securities will be sold.
The parties responsible for raising investment capital from investors on behalf of corporations and municipalities that are issuing securities.
An investment bank that agrees to purchase a new issue of securities from an issuer and distribute it to investors, making a profit on the fees charged for this service.
(go to top) The organisation that acts as the distributor of a mutual fund's shares to broker /dealers and investors.
a broker or bank which arranges a share issue and agrees to buy any shares that are unsold
An individual or institution which acts as a middle man between corporations issuing securities and the investing public.
A firm that purchases new issues and distributes them. When issues trade refers to a trade during a time interval when a new issue is sold and actually distributed. Until the issue is distributed, it trades on a "when, as, and if issued" basis.
A party that guarantees the proceeds to the firm from a security sale, thereby in effect taking ownership of the securities. Or, stated differently, a firm, usually an investment bank, that buys an issue of securities from a company and resells it to investors.