Originate-to-distribute

Definition:

When lenders make loans with the intention of selling them to other institutions and/or investors, as opposed to holding the loans through maturity. See: Originate-to-hold

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The failure to make timely payment of interest or principal on a debt security or to otherwise comply with the provisions of a bond indenture. A breach of a covenant. In context of project financing... Read More

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