debt-for-equity


debt-for-equity
debt-for-equity UK US adjective
FINANCE used to describe a situation in which shareholders in a company are given bonds to replace their shares: »

Its lenders agreed to a debt-for-equity swap to save the company.

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The company extended its debt-for-equity offer for a further day in order to raise the level of support for the crucial deal.

See also DEBT-EQUITY SWAP(Cf. ↑debt-equity swap)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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