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Pot

The portion of stock or bond issue that is returned to the managing underwriter by the participating investment bankers for sale to institutional investors.

Pot

The portion of a new issue that the lead underwriter places with institutional investors. Sometimes the underwriters in a syndicate give the pot back to the lead underwriter from their remainder and sometimes it is specifically set aside at issue.

pot

The securities from a new issue that are returned to the lead underwriter by syndicate members for sale to institutional investors. See also pot is clean.
References in classic literature ?
Bagheera lay close to Mowgli, and the fire pot was between Mowgli's knees.
From this time on no one asked the Cat to stand godmother; but when the winter came and there was nothing to be got outside, the Mouse remembered their provision and said, 'Come, Cat, we will go to our pot of fat which we have stored away; it will taste very good.
From this time forth no one invited the cat to be godmother, but when the winter had come and there was no longer anything to be found outside, the mouse thought of their provision, and said: 'Come, cat, we will go to our pot of fat which we have stored up for ourselves--we shall enjoy that.
The women were now preparing the prisoner for their cooking pots, while the men stood about resting after the fatigue of their mad revel.
Thirty-four thousand dollars were already in the pot, and the play possibly not half over.
The Political Pot said it would not boil any more unless replenished from the Filthy Pool.
Once upon a time an old man found the pot of gold at the rainbow's end.
And I made him my pal and comrade, and found him a veritable honey pot of sweetnesses and goodnesses.
Little bells were hung all round it; and when the pot was boiling, these bells tinkled in the most charming manner, and played the old melody,
What he was at this moment was a very hungry wild beast whom caution was holding in leash, for the great cooking pot in the center of the village was surrounded by black warriors, through whom not even Tarzan of the Apes might hope to pass unharmed.
Poor Pinocchio ran to the fireplace where the pot was boiling and stretched out his hand to take the cover off, but to his amazement the pot was only painted
Now, sir, I am coming to the point; for no sooner did I name you, and told him that you and I came to town together, and had lived together ever since, than he called for another pot, and swore he would drink to your health; and indeed he drank your health so heartily that I was overjoyed to see there was so much gratitude left in the world; and after we had emptied that pot I said I would buy my pot too, and so we drank another to your health; and then I made haste home to tell you the news.