Lead arranger

(redirected from Lead Underwriters)

Lead arranger

The senior tier of arranger

Lead Arranger

In investment banking, an underwriting firm that leads a syndicate. A syndicate is a group of underwriters responsible for placing a new issue of a security with investors. Every syndicate is a temporary arrangement. The lead arranger assigns parts of the new issue to other underwriters for placement and usually takes the largest part itself. It is also called a managing underwriter or a syndicate manager or, less formally, a book runner.
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Bank of Communications will be joint lead underwriters.
The complaint alleges that defendants violated the federal securities laws by issuing and selling Vicinity common stock pursuant to the February 8, 2000 IPO without disclosing to investors that some of the underwriters in the offering, including the lead underwriters, had solicited and received excessive and undisclosed commissions from certain investors.
The complaint alleges that defendants violated the federal securities laws by issuing and selling Modem Media common stock pursuant to the February 4, 1999 IPO without disclosing to investors that some of the underwriters in the offering, including the lead underwriters, had solicited and received excessive and undisclosed commissions from certain investors.
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Prior to this offering, majority firms rotated as lead underwriters for such deals, with minority firms serving as co-managers.
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The complaint alleges that defendants violated the federal securities laws by issuing and selling Netro common stock pursuant to the August 18, 1999 IPO without disclosing to investors that some of the underwriters in the offering, including the lead underwriters, had solicited and received excessive and undisclosed commissions from certain investors.
The complaint alleges that defendants violated the federal securities laws by issuing and selling Digital River common stock pursuant to the August 11, 1998 IPO without disclosing to investors that some of the underwriters in the offering, including the lead underwriters, had solicited and received excessive and undisclosed commissions from certain investors.
The complaint alleges that defendants violated the federal securities laws by issuing and selling Autobytel common stock pursuant to the March 26, 1999 IPO without disclosing to investors that some of the underwriters in the offering, including the lead underwriters, had solicited and received excessive and undisclosed commissions from certain investors.
The complaint alleges that defendants violated the federal securities laws by issuing and selling WebMD common stock pursuant to the February 10, 1999 IPO without disclosing to investors that some of the underwriters in the offering, including the lead underwriters, had solicited and received excessive and undisclosed commissions from certain investors.
The complaint alleges that defendants violated the federal securities laws by issuing and selling OmniSky common stock pursuant to the September 20, 2000 IPO without disclosing to investors that some of the underwriters in the offering, including the lead underwriters, had solicited and received excessive and undisclosed commissions from certain investors.
The complaint alleges that defendants violated the federal securities laws by issuing and selling Cybersource common stock pursuant to the June 23, 1999 IPO without disclosing to investors that some of the underwriters in the offering, including the lead underwriters, had solicited and received excessive and undisclosed commissions from certain investors.