Define: Loan Covenants

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Definition: Loan Covenants

Quick Summary of Loan Covenants

A Loan Covenant is an agreement made by the company with a lender of long-term finance, protecting the loan by imposing conditions on the company, usually to restrict further borrowing.

What is the dictionary definition of Loan Covenants?

Dictionary Definition

loan covenant is a condition in a commercial loan or bond issue that requires the borrower to fulfil certain conditions or which forbids the borrower from undertaking certain actions, or which possibly restricts certain activities to circumstances when other conditions are met.


Full Definition of Loan Covenants


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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Loan Covenants. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. November 20, 2019
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Loan Covenants. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: November 20, 2019).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.