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Bracket

A term signifying the extent of an underwriter's commitment in a new issue, e.g., major bracket or minor bracket.

Bracket

A group of underwriters responsible for placing a certain amount of a new issue with investors. Brackets are arranged in a hierarchy, which indicates how much of an issue each bracket is placing with respect to the others. The brackets are called, from largest to smallest: bulge bracket, major bracket, minor bracket, underwriter, selling group. The second largest bracket is sometimes called the mezzanine bracket. Brackets are listed in order of size on an advertisement detailing each new issue, known as the tombstone.
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Mr Paren said: "Some may say Mr Dickinson should have never put his hand in there in the first place, but the first issue is that he could do it due to a lack of a guard.
Paren, a Valencia resident and construction supervisor, was honored Monday by the City Council for helping police arrest a shooting suspect in July.
On the boggy playing fields of Sussex, he controls his misery by envisaging various forms of violent revenge upon his paren ts.
The tissue engineering team welcomes Emily Arnsdorf (previously at Stanford University), biophysicist Lu Wang and micro-scale manufacturing design expert Paren Shah.
The HM stands for home made AaAeAeAu words that his paren believed meant quality.
Nottinghamshire county council, Nottingham city council and nottingham city clinical commissioning group are seeking tenders for the provision of information, Advice and support services (iass), For children and young people with special educational needs and/or a disability (send) and their paren.
Many parents also said that two weekfor o Many paren long holidays a year are a good way of beating the blues, as are regular days out.
Algunos piensan que el primer dia que se paren a cantar ya van a recibir mucho dinero y eso no es asi.
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Dr David Wilson, whose great uncle, Edward Wilson, was lost during the expedition, will examine Scott's scientific and humanitarian legacy, while Antarctic scientist Dr Julian Paren will talk about a century of discovery and Felicity Aston will discuss her expedition to the South Pole, at the lecture on June 12.
Algunas agencias ofrecen --entre noviembre y marzo-- excursiones a las islas Marietas, localizadas frente a las costas de Nuevo Vallarta, para ver las ballenas jorobadas, que paren y ensenan a nadar a sus ballenatos en la Bahia de Banderas.