Floating Charge

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Definition: Floating Charge


Quick Summary of Floating Charge


Security taken by lender which floats over all the assets and crystallises over particular assets if the security is required.



What is the dictionary definition of Floating Charge?

Dictionary Definition


a liability to a creditor which relates to the company’s assets as a whole and may become fixed in particular circumstances (such as liquidation).


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Floating Charge are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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