Define: Loan Notes

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Definition: Loan Notes

Quick Summary of Loan Notes

A method of borrowing from commercial institutions such as banks.

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Dictionary Definition

loan note is a type of financial instrument; it is a contract for a loan that specifies when the loan must be repaid and usually also the interest payable. It is similar to a promissory note but the differences can be significant in terms of consequences, especially tax consequences.


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This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.