Issuer


Issuer
An entity that issues a financial asset. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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issuer is‧su‧er [ˈɪʆuə, ˈɪsjuə ǁ ˈɪʆuər] noun [countable]
1. a person or organization that officially gives something such as a document to people who need or want it:

• Several credit card issuers now charge an annual fee for the use of their card.

2. FINANCE a company that makes its Securities (= bonds, shares etc ) available for sale:

• Another stimulus to the market has come from issuers buying back bonds.

ˌcorporate ˈissuer FINANCE
an issuer that is a company rather than a government organization:

• Among the biggest corporate issuers was El Paso Natural Gas Co., which offered $575 million of debt securities.

muˌnicipal ˈissuer FINANCE
an issuer that is a local government organization:

• State and local governments, as well as other municipal issuers, are offering higher yields to attract investors.

3. BANKING a bank or government that issues currency in the form of banknote S and coins, making them officially available:

• The Bank's function as the issuer of currency notes is separate from its banking activities.

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issuer UK US /ˈɪʃuːər/ noun [C]
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a company, government, or organization that offers shares, bonds, etc. for sale: bond/equity/warrant issuer »

You'll get your principal back at maturity, provided the bond issuer doesn't default.

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corporate/municipal issuer

a person or company that supplies, publishes, or makes something available: credit-card/debit-card issuer »

Credit-card issuers increased their efforts to collect bad debts.

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ticket/certificate issuer

MONEY a bank or government that officially makes available currency and coins: »

The country's long-term foreign and local currency issuer default ratings were cut two levels.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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