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Standby fee

Amount paid to an underwriter who agrees to purchase any stock that is not purchased by public investors in a rights offering.
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Standby Fee

A fee paid to an underwriter in exchange for an agreement that the underwriter will purchase the remainder of a new issue that it does not place with investors. See also: Jointly and Severally.
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standby fee

The fee paid to an underwriter that agrees to purchase unsold securities as part of a standby underwriting agreement.
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standby fee

A fee charged for a standby commitment.
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Banks traditionally are compensated via a stand-by fee for agreeing to issue their lines or letters of credit in advance of when they are actually needed.