selling concession


Definition of selling concession

: the amount of money paid to an underwriter by an issuer for selling shares of stock in an initial public offering

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First Known Use of selling concession

1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Selling concession.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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