Negative Pledge

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Negative Pledge

An agreement in which the borrower agrees not to pledge any of its assets as security and/or not to incur further indebtedness.

Negative Pledge

A negative covenant in a bond indenture in which the issuer agrees not to use any of its assets as security for another debt obligation or other liability if doing so would adversely impact the riskiness of the bond. This protects bondholders and also allows the issuer to pay a lower coupon rate.
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The LPNs have the benefit of change of control clause if Russia ceases to own or control (directly or indirectly) in excess of 50% of voting shares, negative pledge clauses and certain restrictions on mergers, acquisitions and disposals.
(53) Indeed, much of the value in Professors Adler and Kahan's proposal to enforce negative pledge clauses against future creditors can be attained by granting the early creditor a security interest.
For example, they would restrict the enforceability of covenants, such as a negative pledge clause, to relatively sophisticated lenders who later make material investments and who would likely screen the debtor for other risk factors such as cash flow, credit record, and asset ownership.
(6) En este sentido, "both the World Bank and the EBRD have recently adopted new policies with respect to the circumstances under which they are prepared to waive their rights obtained under their negative pledge clauses in order to encourage project financing from private sources and external credit agencies in eligible countries": Matthew Hurlock.
(3) Dando una definicion general de Negative Pledge, MITCHELL explica que la inclusion de esta clausula opera como una garantia de pago, mientras que se da el pago total de la suma adeudada: "An 'absolute negative pledge clause' is a clause in a loan agreement which requires that the debtor not encumber in any way a specified group of the debtors assets, which can be called 'collateral', until the loan is repaid": THOMAS C.
The notes are subject to standard change of control, cross-default and negative pledge clauses.
The use of exit consents worked well in Ecuador in 2000, where exiting bondholders agreed to remove cross-default and negative pledge clauses. (3) Moreover, an exchange could be encouraged by a one-time financial enhancement from the official sector.
It is difficult to generalize about such so-called negative pledge clauses because they are heavily negotiated and customized to the needs of the parties.
However, a loan with an assignment of export proceeds could have achieved the same purpose and, in the case of the UBS/BPOI facility, the main reason for electing the pre-payment structure was actually to circumvent negative pledge clauses present in other Angolan transactions which prevented Sonangol from assigning its right to receivables from oil contracts.
The LPNs will have the benefit of change of control clause if Russia ceases to own or control (directly or indirectly) in excess of 50% of voting shares, negative pledge clauses and certain restrictions on mergers, acquisitions and disposals.
(5) en este sentido, "[...] both the World Bank and the EBRD have recently adopted new policies with respect to the circumstances under which they are prepared to waive their rights obtained under their negative pledge clauses in order to encourage project financing from private sources and external credit agencies in eligible countries".
(5) En este sentido "[...] both the World Bank and the EBRD have recently adopted new policies with respect to the circumstances under which they are prepared to waive their rights obtained under their negative pledge clauses in order to encourage project financing from private sources and external credit agencies in eligible countries".