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A bank or other financial institution that registers, distributes, and sells a security on the primary market on behalf of another company. For example, if a company wishes to make an initial public offering, it may hire an issuing house to register the IPO with the SEC and make arrangements to underwrite it. See also: Underwriter.
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issuing housea division of a MERCHANT BANK or similar organization that arranges and UNDERWRITES the issue of new STOCKS and SHARES on behalf of corporate clients, for an agreed fee. See SHARE ISSUE.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson
issuing housea financial institution (often a part of a MERCHANT BANK) that arranges and underwrites the issue of new STOCKS and SHARES on behalf of corporate clients on the STOCK EXCHANGE. See SHARE ISSUE.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005