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The portion of stock or bond issue that is returned to the managing underwriter by the participating investment bankers for sale to institutional investors.
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The portion of a new issue that the lead underwriter places with institutional investors. Sometimes the underwriters in a syndicate give the pot back to the lead underwriter from their remainder and sometimes it is specifically set aside at issue.
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The securities from a new issue that are returned to the lead underwriter by syndicate members for sale to institutional investors. See also pot is clean.
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