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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.
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THE opening of Britain's first cannabis cafe went to pot yesterday when its owner was arrested by police posing as customers.
Things went to pot when X-Files star David Duchovny's mum left him to visit his Scottish gran when he was 12.
We're working hard but understand we're a little bit behind because of the administrations which meant the youth system sort of went to pot.