Maturity by Maturity Bidding


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Maturity by Maturity Bidding

A form of underwriting for bonds in which underwriters make bids to the issuer on part of the new issue by maturity. That is, the issuer places parts of the issue on auction according to the length until maturity. This allows underwriters to make bids on part, rather than all, of the issue, which allows more small underwriters to participate. See also: Auction, AON.