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One that underwrites, especially:
a. A person or firm engaged in the insurance business.
b. An insurance agent who assesses the risk of enrolling an applicant for coverage or a policy.
c. One that guarantees the purchase of a full issue of stocks or bonds.
d. A sponsor, as of a television show.
1. (Banking & Finance) a person or enterprise that underwrites public issues of shares, bonds, etc
a. a person or enterprise that underwrites insurance policies
b. an employee or agent of an insurance company who assesses risks and determines the premiums payable
un•der•writ•er(ˈʌn dərˌraɪ tər)
1. a person or company that underwrites insurance policies or investment securities.
2. a sponsor or backer.
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|Noun||1.||underwriter - a banker who deals chiefly in underwriting new securities|
killer bee - an investment banker who devises strategies to make a target company less attractive for takeover
|2.||underwriter - an agent who sells insurance|
|3.||underwriter - a financial institution that sells insurance|
nondepository financial institution - a financial institution that funds their investment activities from the sale of securities or insurance