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Investor Centre - Australia

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This page provides definitions for commonly used financial terms.

By Alphabet

# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Unconditional Phase
Occurs when the takeover has reached the unconditional level
Underwriter
A financial institution that buys all stocks of a company during its initial public offering and then sells them to the public for a profit.
Underwriter
An organisation which guarantees to the company that the funds sought through a capital raising will be raised and any shortfall will be taken up by the underwriter
Underwriting
The guarantee by an organisation to a company that that the funds sought through a capital raising will be raised and any shortfall will be taken up by the underwriter
Unfranked Dividend
A dividend paid to a shareholder that has not been subjected to tax
Unit Trust
A form of collective investment constituted under a trust deed
Unlisted Company
A Company and/or shares that are not available for purchase or sale through the stock exchange
Unlisted Securities
Securities which do not meet the listing requirements of the NZX may be quoted and traded on the secondary board known as the Unlisted Securities Facility
Unmarketable Parcel
A number of shares less than a marketable parcel
Unsecured Notes
A loan made granted by the note holder to an Issuer for a fixed period of time at a fixed rate of interest and is not secured by the Issuer and is not secured by any of its assets
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