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Intercreditor Agreement Lien Subordination Clause

Book Publication Date: May 2014
Description: An intercreditor agreement is an agreement between two groups of lenders with separate debt obligations secured by common collateral of a borrower. An intercreditor agreement delineates the rights and obligations of each group of lenders in relation to the other lenders regarding the collateral if the borrower defaults under its debt obligations or files for bankruptcy. Under a lien subordination clause the junior lenders agree that their liens on the common collateral are subordinate to the the senior lenders' liens.
Type: Contract Clauses
PLI Item #: 133485
Practice Area: Banking and finance, Bankruptcy and restructuring, Bankruptcy process, Corporate finance, Intercreditor agreements

Keywords: "intercreditor agreement"; "lien subordination"; "first lien obligations"; "second lien obligations"; "first lien claimholders"; "second lien claimholders"

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