Liability swap

Liability swap

An interest rate swap used to alter the cash flow characteristics of an institution's liabilities so as to provide a better match with its assets.
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There are no interest rate mismatches as the fixed-rate series are swapped via a liability swap into floating.
"Therefore, it is in every landlord's interest to make full use of interim inspections clauses and ensure they don't run the risk of a liability swap. "The best advice for all is to ensure that properties are fully maintained and implementing a Planned Maintenance Programme (PPM) is an effective tool for planning and managing building maintenance."