Oversubscribed issue

Investors are not able to buy all of the shares or bonds they want, so underwriters must allocate the shares or bonds among investors. This occurs when a new issue is underpriced or in great demand because of growth prospects. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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  • oversubscribed issue — investors are not able to buy all the shares or bonds they want, so underwriters must allocate the shares or bonds among investors. This occurs when a new issue is underpriced or in great demand because of growth prospects. Bloomberg Financial… …   Financial and business terms

  • oversubscribed — o‧ver‧sub‧scribed [ˌəʊvəsəbˈskraɪbd◂ ǁ ˌoʊvər ] adjective FINANCE an oversubscribed Securities Issue has people asking for more shares etc than are available. If this happens, each buyer receives fewer shares than they asked for, or there is a… …   Financial and business terms

  • issue — / ɪʃu:/ noun an act of giving out new shares ■ verb to put out or to give out ● to issue a letter of credit ● to issue shares in a new company ● to issue a writ against someone ● The government issued a report on London’s traffic. ▪▪▪ ‘…the… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Oversubscribed — A situation in which the demand for an initial public offering of securities exceeds the number of shares issued. The goal of a public offering usually is to price the security issue at the exact price at which all the issued shares can be sold… …   Investment dictionary

  • Эмиссия с превышенным лимитом подписки — эмиссия, при которой инвесторы вынуждены покупать лишь часть ценных бумаг, которые они предполагали купить. Такого рода ситуация складывается, когда новая эмиссия недооценена или пользуется большим спросом вследствие перспектив роста.… …   Финансовый словарь

  • Edward H Ntalami — Infobox Celebrity name = Edward Ntalami caption = Ntalami launches the Eveready IPO at the NSE birth date = Birth date and age|1947|3|19|mf=y birth place = Meru, Kenya occupation = ( former ) Chief Executive Officer website =… …   Wikipedia

  • Edward H. Ntalami — Edward Ntalami Born March 19, 1947 (1947 03 19) (age 64) Meru, Kenya Occupation (former) Chief Executive Officer …   Wikipedia

  • oversubscription — The excess number of shares or bonds that investors want to buy but are not available due to high demand. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * oversubscribed o‧ver‧sub‧scribed [ˌəʊvəsəbˈskraɪbd◂ ǁ ˌoʊvər ] adjective FINANCE an oversubscribed… …   Financial and business terms

  • undersubscribed — un‧der‧sub‧scribed [ˌʌndəsəbˈskraɪbd◂ ǁ dər ] adjective FINANCE a share or bond issue (= when they are made available for sale) is undersubscribed if people ask for fewer shares etc than are available: • Tender issues that are undersubscribed are …   Financial and business terms

  • oversubscribe — v.tr. (usu. as oversubscribed adj.) subscribe for more than the amount available of (a commodity offered for sale etc.) (the offer was oversubscribed). * * * | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: over (I) + subscribe : to subscribe for… …   Useful english dictionary

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