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underwriter in Occupations topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishunderwriterun‧der‧writ‧er /ˈʌndəˌraɪtə $ -tər/ noun [countable]  BOBFIsomeone who makes insurance contracts
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underwriterNational mutual funds were among the biggest buyers, according to an underwriter at A. G. Edwards.Net proceeds will be used to buy computer equipment, repay debt and for working capital; underwriter is Biltmore Securities Inc.In assessing the suitability of any credit insurance underwriter, companies must be satisfied with a number of key issues.The lead underwriters were Montgomery Securities and Cowen & Co.Everyone puts his hand out, from cabinet ministers to loan underwriters.No underwriters were listed in the filing.The issue will be sold through underwriters led by Goldman, Sachs & Co.The issue is being sold through underwriters led by Lehman Brothers Inc.