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Circle

Underwriters, actual or potential, often seek out and "circle" investor interest in a new issue before final pricing. The customer circled has basically made a commitment to purchase the issue if it is available at an agreed-upon price. If the actual price is other than that stipulated, the customer supposedly has first offer at the actual price.

Circle

Informal; to attempt to find investors for underwriting purposes. Before a new issue, underwriters circle potential investors, who may or may not book an order to buy a portion. Potential investors are provided with a preliminary prospectus if they are circled and indicate interest. It is important to note that circling is non-binding because it is illegal to sell a security that has not been issued. See also: Overbooked, Underbooked, Fully Subscribed, Indication of Interest.

circle

A process used in finding interested buyers of a new security issue before determining the final price. A potential customer will be given a preliminary price (for example, the interest rate for a bond or the selling price for a stock) and will commit to a purchase if the issue is actually priced at the preliminary estimate. A different price permits the customer to back out or to get the first chance to buy the issue at the new price. Compare indication of interest.
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Table: Frequency of variants of the anterior and posterior part of the circle of Willis.
Anatomic variations in the anterior circulation of the circle of Willis in cadaveric human brains.
The base of brain was cleaned by removing the arachnoid and the component of Circle of Willis was dissected out.
Microsurgical anatomy of the upper basilar artery and the posterior circle of Willis.
4) Collateral supply is more commonly supplied by circle of Willis, but may also be provided by embryonic vessels or the external carotid artery.
Our ability to visualize the Circle of Willis (a group of arteries surrounding the base of the brain) and the distal vessels of the brain are substantially improved with the LightSpeed VCT," said Suresh Mukherji, M.
DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS: Moyamoya syndrome (also termed the moyamoya pattern or phenomenon) is due to numerous conditions that can cause arterial occlusion of the circle of Willis, with resultant collaterals, and appearances reminiscent of moyamoya disease.
This is especially important in whole-head CT perfusion, elimination of venous contamination as well as multi-phasic cerebral CT angiography (CTA), and retrospectively gated circle of Willis CTA.