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When Issued

Referring to a conditional offer for a new security, subject to the security actually being issued. Before a new issue, underwriters canvass potential investors, who may or may not book an order to buy a portion the new issue. Orders made are said to be effective "when issued" because they may not be completed, especially if the offering is cancelled. Less formally, orders when issued are referred to as orders "with ice" or orders "when distributed."

WD

Used on the consolidated tape to indicate that a stock is trading on a when-distributed basis: GY.WD 52.

wd

Used in stock and bond transaction tables in newspapers to indicate that a security is trading on a when-distributed basis: ColgP wd.
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In 2013 we're expecting Near Field Communication (NFC) deployments to focus much more heavily on the transfer of information and authentication; not so much on mobile money," said Tim Deluca-Smith, vice president of Marketing at WDS.
Chris Putman, WDS Sales and Marketing Director, commented: "This product range represents a system approach to the provision of parts, rather than a set of individual components.
Director Dr Aled Davies says Seren's support is invaluable in helping WDS carry out research which will develop its place in the renewable energy marketplace as well as advance the industry as a whole.
WDS has gained a competitive advantage over its competition during the last decade because of its proprietary technology.
Best's uncertainty with New Mountain's future strategic plans for PDS and WDS as well as the need for additional financial information from New Mountain.