underwriter

Definitions of underwriter
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n an agent who sells insurance

Synonyms:
general agent, insurance agent, insurance broker
Type of:
agent, broker, factor
a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission

n a banker who deals chiefly in underwriting new securities

Synonyms:
investment banker
Types:
killer bee
an investment banker who devises strategies to make a target company less attractive for takeover
Type of:
agent, broker, factor
a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission

n a financial institution that sells insurance

Synonyms:
insurance company, insurance firm, insurance underwriter, insurer
Type of:
nondepository financial institution
a financial institution that funds their investment activities from the sale of securities or insurance

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