Brady bonds


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Brady bonds

Bonds issued by emerging countries under a debt reduction plan.

Brady Bond

A bond issued by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development to Latin American countries starting in 1989 and continuing into the 1990s. It effectively refinanced the bonds issued by Latin American countries after many defaulted on their national debt in the 1980s. Many bonds issued in the region prior to this were illiquid; Brady bonds were tradable and, for that reason, were more attractive to investors. Because many of them were guaranteed by U.S. Treasury bonds, they also carried less risk. In 1999, Ecuador defaulted on its Brady bonds. However, in 2003, Mexico retired its Brady bond debt completely.

Brady bonds

Dollar-denominated bonds of developing countries backed by zero-coupon U.S. Treasury securities. Although no longer in use, Brady bonds were issued in exchange for defaulted commercial bank loans.
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New York City time, on the Expiration Date, such holder's offer to exchange or tender its 2012 Bonds and/or Brady Bonds in the applicable manner described under the heading "Terms of the Invitation" of the Invitation Materials.
By contrast, based on the value of the underlying collateral of the Brady bonds, Fitch believes recovery prospects are higher than average for these bonds.
Collateralized USD Par and Discount Brady bonds to 'BB-/RR3' from 'BB/RR3';
Collateralized Brady Bonds upgraded to 'BBB-' from 'BB+'.
The ratings on bonds currently in default that were not tendered in last year's distressed debt exchange are unchanged at 'CC/Recovery Rating (RR) 4' for senior unsecured notes and 'CCC-/RR3' for collateralized Brady bonds.
Foreign currency Brady bonds due 2009 to 'B/RR4' from 'B-/RR4'
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NEW YORK -- (This is an amended version of a press release issued yesterday and contains revised Brady bonds information in the second paragraph.
Concerns have arisen about whether a missed payment on the oil obligations constitutes a default on Venezuela's par and discount Brady bonds due in 2020.
1 billion in global bonds and US$500 million in brady bonds.
He has also worked at Chase Manhattan Bank, as a trader of the short to medium term loan portfolio as well as at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette, responsible for proprietary trading and market making for the Mexican and Venezuelan Brady Bonds.
Moreover, the government's active liability management strategy has allowed the government to retire this year all of its outstanding Brady bonds, which has yielded positive net present value gains to the sovereign.