oversubscription
noun see oversubscribe

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • oversubscription — The excess number of shares or bonds that investors want to buy but are not available due to high demand. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * oversubscribed o‧ver‧sub‧scribed [ˌəʊvəsəbˈskraɪbd◂ ǁ ˌoʊvər ] adjective FINANCE an oversubscribed… …   Financial and business terms

  • oversubscription — A situation that arises when there are more applications for a new issue of securities than there are securities available. In these circumstances, applications have to be scaled down according to a set of rules devised by the company issuing the …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • oversubscription — See oversubscribe. * * * …   Universalium

  • oversubscription — noun A subscription for more than is available See Also: oversubscribe …   Wiktionary

  • oversubscription — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. oversubscribing, lively market, generous contributions; see gift 1 , sale 1 , 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • oversubscription — n. excess enrollment, subscribing in excess of what can be supplied; excess donation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oversubscription — /ˌəυvəsəb skrɪpʃ(ə)n/ noun a situation where people have subscribed for more shares in a new issue than are being issued …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • oversubscription — Condition which exists when there are more orders or subscriptions for corporate stock than can be issued. See also overissue …   Black's law dictionary

  • oversubscription — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: from oversubscribe, after English subscribe : subscription : the act or an instance of oversubscribing oversubscriptions became the rule M.S.Kendrick * * * oversubscripˈtion noun • • • Main Entr …   Useful english dictionary

  • oversubscription allowance — ˌoversubˈscription alˌlowance also ˌoversubˈscription ˌoption noun [countable] FINANCE when additional shares are made available if there is oversubscription; = GREENSHOE; OVERALLOTMENT ALLOWANCE: • The company raised £825 million from the… …   Financial and business terms

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