Business / Real Estate / Underwriting: The process of evaluating a mortgage loan applicants credit, collateral value and the risks in making a loan.

Underwriting Fee

Business / Finance / Underwriting Fee: The contract between a corporation issuing new publicly offered securities and the managing underwriter as agent for the underwriting group. Compare to agreement among underwriters. MORE

Underwriting Manual

Health / Health Insurance / Underwriting Manual: A document that provides background information about various underwriting impairments and suggests the appropriate action to take if such impairments exist. MORE

Underwriting Syndicate

Business / Finance / Underwriting Syndicate: The income that is generated by the underwriting syndicate and the selling group, which is essentially the difference between the amount paid to the issuer of securities in a primary distribution and MORE

Underwriting Income

Business / Finance / Underwriting Income: The portion of the gross underwriting spread that compensates the securities firms that underwrite a public offering for their services. MORE

All-Or-None Underwriting

Business / Finance / All-Or-None Underwriting: An arrangement whereby a security issue is cancelled if the underwriter is unable to resell the entire issue. MORE

Underwriting Impairments

Health / Health Insurance / Underwriting Impairments: Factors that tend to increase an individual's risk above that which is normal for his or her age. MORE