Whisper stock

Definition:

A stock rumored to be the target of a takeover bid, drawing speculators who hope to make a profit after the takeover is completed.

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Deficiency Agreement

An agreement that calls on the sponsor or another party to provide the shortfall when cash flow, working capital, or revenues are below agreed levels or are insufficient to meet debt service.

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