asset for asset swap


asset for asset swap
creditors exchange the debt of one defaulting borrower for the debt of another defaulting borrower. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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  • Asset for asset swap — Creditors exchange the debt of one defaulting borrower for the debt of another defaulting borrower. The New York Times Financial Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • Asset swap — An asset swap is an exchange of tangible assets for intangible assets or vice versa. Since it is a swap of assets, the procedure takes place on the active side of the balance sheet and has no impact on the latter in regards to volume. As an… …   Wikipedia

  • Asset Swap — Similar in structure to a plain vanilla swap, the key difference is the underlying of the swap contract. Rather than regular fixed and floating loan interest rates being swapped, fixed and floating investments are being exchanged. In a plain… …   Investment dictionary

  • swap — A contract to buy and sell currencies with spot ( cash and carry) or forward contracts. The contract provides for the buying and selling to occur at different times; thus, each party acquires a currency it needs for a predetermined period of time …   Financial and business terms

  • Swap (finance) — For the Thoroughbred horse racing champion, see: Swaps (horse).In finance, a swap is a derivative in which two counterparties agree to exchange one stream of cash flows against another stream. These streams are called the legs of the swap.The… …   Wikipedia

  • swap — / swäp/ n 1: an exchange of securities 2: a derivative contract in which two parties (as corporations) agree to exchange rates esp. relating to debt Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Asset-backed security — In finance, an asset backed security is a type of debt security that is based on pools of assets, or collateralized by the cash flows from a specified pool of underlying assets. Assets are pooled to make otherwise minor and uneconomical… …   Wikipedia

  • Asset Backed Credit Default Swap - ABCDS — A redit default swap wherein the reference asset is an asset backed security rather than a corporate credit instrument. The buyer of an asset backed credit default swap (ABCDS) is buying protection for defaults on asset backed securities or… …   Investment dictionary

  • Credit default swap — If the reference bond performs without default, the protection buyer pays quarterly payments to the seller until maturity …   Wikipedia

  • Interest rate swap — An interest rate swap is a derivative in which one party exchanges a stream of interest payments for another party s stream of cash flows. Interest rate swaps can be used by hedgers to manage their fixed or floating assets and liabilities. They… …   Wikipedia