pari passu

pari passu
A lending term meaning at an equal rate or pace. American Banker Glossary
Refers to the equal ranking of securities. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary
Occurs when securities with different characteristics ( e.g. shares with different entitlements to dividend or voting rights) become identical in all respects ( e.g. pari-passu or assimilation). May be scheduled in advance ( e.g. shares resulting from a bonus may become fungible after a pre-set period of time) or may result from outside events ( e.g. merger, reorganisation, issue of supplementary tranches, etc.). Euroclear Clearing and Settlement glossary
This is the result of a line of stock being issued with a constraint on it, i.e. Not ranking for a particular dividend. Once this constraint is passed the line of stock will be merged with the existing. London Stock Exchange Glossary

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pari passu par‧i pas‧su [ˌpæri ˈpæsuː] adverb formal

• The Dollar Preference Shares will rank pari passu with the existing Redeemable Preference Shares.

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   Securities issued with a pari passu clause rank equally with existing securities of the same class. Pari passu means 'with equal step' in Latin.

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pari passu UK US adverb FINANCE, LAW
used to say that different people or things are dealt with equally: »

The new shares will rank pari passu in all respects with the existing ordinary shares.


There will be no preferential treatment and his assets will be distributed pari passu to family members.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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