- lead underwriter
USAlead manager, Also known as lead underwriter.If there is more than one managing underwriter participating in a registered offering of securities, one (or sometimes more) of the managing underwriters is designated as the "lead" manager(s), with the other managing underwriters referred to as co-managers. The lead manager makes the chief decisions with respect to the structure, allocation, timing and pricing of the offering, as well as the preparation of the registration statement and the organization of the road show.
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Underwriter Syndicate — A temporary group of investment banks and broker dealers who come together to sell new offerings of equity or debt securities to investors. The underwriter syndicate is formed and led by the lead underwriter for a security issue. An underwriter… … Investment dictionary
Lead manager — The commercial or investment bank with the primary responsibility for organizing syndicated bank credit or bond issue. The lead manager recruits additional lending or underwriting banks, negotiates terms of the issue with the issuer, and assesses … Financial and business terms
lead manager — Subordinate to an arranger. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * lead manage ˈlead ˌmanage verb [transitive] FINANCE to organize a syndicated loan (= a loan to one borrower by many lenders ) or aSecurities Issue … Financial and business terms
underwriter — / ʌndəraɪtə/ noun a person or company that underwrites a share issue or an insurance COMMENT: When a major company flotation or share issue or loan is prepared, a group of companies (such as merchant banks) will form a syndicate to underwrite the … Dictionary of banking and finance
lead manager — (U.K.) Fin a lead underwriter … The ultimate business dictionary