junior debt

junior debt
Obligations of an issuer for which repayment has contractually been given a priority that is lower than the repayment priority of other debts of the same obligor. This arrangement may arise from either a specific subordination agreement or a public issuance of subordinated debt instruments. American Banker Glossary
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(subordinate debt ; subordinated debt)
debt whose holders have a claim on the firm's assets only after senior debtholder's claims have been satisfied. subordinated debt. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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junior debt UK US noun [U] FINANCE
debt that will not be paid back by a company that goes bankrupt until other debts have been paid: »

It is understood that the shareholder loans will be junior debt in the company's capital structure, and will be used before the bank debt to provide funds for the roll-out of the service.

Compare MEZZANINE(Cf. ↑mezzanine), SENIOR DEBT(Cf. ↑senior debt)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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