debt-equity swap


debt-equity swap
A swap agreement to exchange equity/ returns for debt returns or the converse over a prearranged length of time. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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debt-equity swap UK US (also debt/equity swap) noun [C] (also debt-for-equity swap, debt swap)
FINANCE an agreement in which a company offers shares to its creditors (= banks and organizations that lend it money) so they will reduce the amount of its debt: »

The debt-for-equity swap could create more than 1.5 billion new shares.

ECONOMICS, FINANCE a financial arrangement in which a country's government gives local currency, shares, etc. to foreign investors who agree to pay part of the government’s foreign debts: »

The Treasury Secretary needs to establish a viable debt-equity swap program if it hopes to attract private foreign capital.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • debt for equity swap — A capital reorganisation of a company in which a creditor converts indebtedness owed to it by a company into one or more classes of that company s share capital (which may not be equity share capital in the strict sense). Practical Law Dictionary …   Law dictionary

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  • debt-for-equity swap — A transaction in which debt is swapped for equity. It often accompanies the reorganization of companies in financial distress …   Big dictionary of business and management


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