Debt retirement

Debt retirement

The complete repayment of debt. See: Sinking fund.

Debt Retirement

The act of paying off a debt completely. If one borrows a certain amount, one must eventually repay it to the lender and retire the debt.
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reflecting the impact of a year-ago loss on early debt retirement.
Reportedly, the company used after-tax proceeds from its sale of Red Lobster to consummate the debt retirement and to initiate an USD500m accelerated stock buyback (ASB) programme.
Corporate holders of troubled obligations should carefully consider the effect of any potential debt retirement before accepting property in satisfaction.
35 in 2003, including 24 cents in charges for the debt retirement and closing a commercial mail sorting business.
Over the 53 weeks ended January 2 earnings before extraordinary debt retirement items increased 1.
For the electronics industry, the data showed increased reinvestment in assets and dividends paid relative to cash from operations and a decrease in debt retirement from 1986 to 1988.
Factoring out charges related to early debt retirement in both years, Pathmark posted an adjusted loss of $2.
Excluding losses in both years tied to early debt retirement Kroger reported a 553.