Senior security

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Senior security

A security that, in the event of bankruptcy, will be redeemed before any other securities.

Senior Security

A security that has higher priority compared to another in the event of liquidation. That is, if a company goes bankrupt and is liquidated, holders of secured debt must be paid before holders of unsecured debt. Holders of unsecured debt must be paid before preferred shareholders and finally, preferred shareholders must be satisfied before common shareholders. In the forgoing, each security is a senior security compared to the following one. See also: Absolute Priority Rule.
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26, 1997, had received duly executed and unrevoked consents to amend the indentures pursuant to which the Securities were issued from holders of approximately 83% and 79% of the aggregate outstanding principal amount (excluding any Securities owned by Regency or any affiliate of Regency and excluding the receipt of notices of guaranteed delivery) of the Senior Securities and the Junior Securities, respectively.
Fitch's expected ratings of the funds' senior securities assumed certain minimum levels of pro forma asset coverage, relative to the market value of the funds' assets at the time of the rating.
has amended its offer to purchase for cash (the "Debt Tender Offer and Consent Solicitation") all of Regency's outstanding (i) $110 million principal amount of 9-7/8% Senior Subordinated Notes due 2002 (the "Senior Securities") and (ii) $50 million principal amount of 12-1/4% Subordinated Notes due 2003 (the "Junior Securities," and, together with the Senior Securities, the "Securities"), and its solicitation for consents to amend the indentures pursuant to which the Securities were issued.
NEW YORK -- With recent stock and credit market volatility and illiquidity posing significant challenges for managers of leveraged closed-end funds, inability to adhere to asset coverage ratios could have rating implications for senior securities issued by these funds, according to Fitch Ratings.
Credit enhancement for the 'AAA' Pool 1 senior securities is provided by the 4.
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