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Bondholder

A firm often has stockholders and bondholders. In a liquidation, the bondholders have first priority.

Bondholder

A person or company that owns a municipal or corporate bond. The bond represents a debt that the bond issuer owes to the bondholder. Thus, a bondholder usually has the right to receive principal and interest on this debt, though some derivatives separate the two. In the event of the bankruptcy of the issuer, bondholders have priority over shareholders in the liquidation of assets.

bondholder

An individual or institution that owns bonds in a corporation or other organization.
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A STATE bank - which has already cost the taxpayer [euro]4billion - gifted bondholders [euro]1.3billion yesterday.
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VLL International sought consent from bondholders to modify certain terms and conditions of the notes to align them with the term sheet of a new series of notes amounting to $350 million issued last November.
Under the bailout plan, the Korea Development Bank (KDB) and the Export-Import Bank of Korea (Eximbank) said they would provide a fresh 2.9 trillion won ($2.55 billion) loan if bondholders agreed to the debt rescheduling plan the former asked for.
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