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Underwriter

Definition: Person who has the ability to review a loan proposal and determine if the lender's guidelines are met. When taking a company public, an underwriter is a firm that acts as an intermediary between the Definition: company and the investing public. Definition: [crh] A firm, usually an investment bank, that buys an issue of sDefinition: ecurities 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.

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