debenture

A loan raised by a company, paying a fixed rate of interest and secured on the assets of the company.

Debenture

A common kind of corporate bond, often issued by a firm during restructuring. Debentures are backed only by the credit quality or essentially the good name of the issuer. Since there is no collateral, these bonds may carry a higher risk, and therefore a higher rate of return, when compared to an asset-backed bond

Debenture

Debentures are generally freely transferable by the debenture holder. Debenture holders have no rights to vote in the company`s general meetings of shareholders, but they may have separate meetings or votes e.g. on changes to the rights attached to the debentures. The interest paid to them is a charge against profit in the company`s financial st.....
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Debenture

• (n.) A writing acknowledging a debt; a writing or certificate signed by a public officer, as evidence of a debt due to some person; the sum thus due. • (n.) A customhouse certificate entitling an exporter of imported goods to a drawback of duties paid on their importation. • (n.) Any of various instruments issued, esp. by corporati...
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debenture

(from the article `bond`) ...bonds may be secured by a lien against real estate (mortgage bonds) or other property, such as equipment (equipment obligations) owned by the ... There are various forms of long-term debt. A mortgage bond is one secured by a lien on fixed assets such as plant and equipment. A debenture is a ... [2 related...
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Debenture

1. A debt that is not backed by collateral, but only by the credit and good faith of the borrower. 2. A certificate issued by customs authorities entitling an exporter of imported goods to be paid back duties that have been paid when they were imported. Such a refund is called a drawback.
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debenture

noun a certificate or voucher acknowledging a debt
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Debenture

[sport] In sport, a debenture is defined as a certificate of agreement of loans which is given under the company`s stamp and carries an undertaking that the debenture holder will get a fixed return (fixed on the basis of interest rates) and the principal amount whenever the debenture matures. The terms may also include ancillary benefits su...
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Debenture

De·ben'ture noun [ Latin debentur they are due, from debere to owe; confer French debentur . So called because these receipts began with the words Debentur mihi .] 1. A writing acknowledging a debt; a writing or certificate signed by a public officer, as evidence of...
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Debenture

A debenture is a common form of long-term loan taken by a company. It is usually a loan repayable at a fixed date, although some debentures are irredeemable securities; these are sometimes called perpetual debentures. Most debentures also pay a fixed rate of interest, and this interest must be paid before a dividend is paid to shareholders. Most de...
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Debenture

A debenture is an unsecured bond. Most bonds issued by corporations are debentures, which are backed
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Debenture

A debt instrument very similar to a bond....more on Debenture
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Debenture

A document recording the indebtedness of one party to the other, containing a promise to repay and, by way of security for that promise, a floating charge over a company`s assets.
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Debenture

A document setting out the terms of a loan, usually to a company. A debenture may be secured on part or all of a company`s assets and often comprises of a fixed charge and a floating charge. The lender is referred to as the debenture holder and is a secured creditor.
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Debenture

A document stating the terms of a loan, usually to a company. Debentures may be secured on part or all of a company's assets, or they may be unsecured. Often also referred to as a floating charge, and the lender is often referred to as the debenture holder.
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Debenture

A document stating the terms of a loan, usually to a company. Debentures may be secured on part or all of a company's assets, or they may be unsecured. Often also referred to as a floating charge, and the lender is often referred to as the debenture holder.
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debenture

A fixed interest security issued by a company or government agency, usually secured on its assets, with a long-term redemption (repayment) date between 10 and 40 years ahead. If a company goes bust, debenture stockholders are first in line to be repaid before the other stockholders and shareholders
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Debenture

a formal debt agreement. It refers to both the agreement and the document that verifies it. It is usually issued by companies and is generally supported by security over some property of the debtor. If the debtor defaults, the creditor can take and sell the property. Debentures are often transferable, so the creditor can sell it and there are marke...
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Debenture

A loan raised by a company, paying a fixed rate of interest and secured on the assets of the company.
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Debenture

A long-term debt instrument issued by corporations or governments that is backed only by the integrity of the borrower, not by collateral. A debenture is unsecured and subordinate to secured debt. A debenture is unsecured in that there are no liens or pledges on specific assets.
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Debenture

A long-term debt instrument that is not secured by a specific asset. In the event of default, the holder does not have a claim against any specific asset(s) of the issuing firm.
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Debenture

A long-term, unsecured debt instrument.
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Debenture

A non-secured loan raised by a company, paying a fixed-rate of interest.
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Debenture

A type of bond (an interest-bearing document that serves as evidence of an investment or debt) that does not require security in the form of a mortgage or lien on a specific piece of property. Repayment of a debenture is guaranteed only by the general credit of the issuer. For example, a corporation may issue a secured bond that gives the bondholde...
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Debenture

A type of debt security backed by the general credit of the issuer and not by a specific security.
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