Booster Shot


DEFINITION of 'Booster Shot'

The name given to the first formal recommendation report issued by an underwriter for an IPO. It is presented in the process of the public offering.

BREAKING DOWN 'Booster Shot'

The booster shot acts as a way to reinforce attractiveness of the new issue. The underwriter attempts to ensure a successful offering by strengthening the issues appeal.
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