bondholder

noun
bond·​hold·​er | \ ˈbänd-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce bondholder (audio) \

Definition of bondholder

: one that holds a government or corporation bond

Examples of bondholder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Any bondholder discussions with the socialist government could attract the attention of U.S. officials, who’ve threatened secondary sanctions. Ben Bartenstein, Bloomberg.com, "Venezuela’s Government Is Trying to Revive Moribund Debt Talks," 19 Oct. 2020 An agreement filed Friday morning in a bondholder disclosure system by DIA details more than $55 million in final payments promised to Great Hall by DIA, on top of $128.2 million previously reported by The Denver Post. Jon Murray, The Denver Post, "Denver airport pays nearly $184 million to finalize breakup with contractor," 20 Mar. 2020 If a city finances a police misconduct judgment or settlement through a municipal bond issuance, then a bondholder can technically profit from police brutality. Chelsey Cox, USA TODAY, "Fact check: Municipal taxpayers foot the bill for police brutality with interest-collecting bonds," 23 June 2020 Neiman Marcus bondholder Marble Ridge had filed a motion in the bankruptcy to have an independent examiner look into the transfer. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, "Neiman Marcus draws strong criticism from bankruptcy judge," 1 June 2020 Municipal bonds appeal to an investor or bondholder because, in addition to a guaranteed income stream, interest is exempt from federal and, under certain conditions, state and local taxes, according to a guide released by U.S. News & World Report. Chelsey Cox, USA TODAY, "Fact check: Municipal taxpayers foot the bill for police brutality with interest-collecting bonds," 23 June 2020 That transfer of an asset, which was valued at $1 billion at the time, to the retailer’s private equity owners was contested in court by bondholder Marble Ridge. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, "Neiman Marcus scales hurdles in bankruptcy financing and moves ahead with reorganization," 16 June 2020 Not happy with the losses, New York investment management firm and activist investor D.E. Shaw Group, a bondholder and large stockholder in Weatherford, is seeking to unseat three board members at the company's stockholder meeting on Friday. Sergio Chapa, Houston Chronicle, "Weatherford CEO exits before stockholder meeting," 8 June 2020 The bondholder’s attorney presented arguments that those board members were not truly independent and testimony revealed so, according to the judge. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, "Neiman Marcus draws strong criticism from bankruptcy judge," 1 June 2020

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First Known Use of bondholder

1823, in the meaning defined above

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“Bondholder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bondholder. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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bondholder

noun
bond·​hold·​er | \ ˈbänd-ˌhōl-dər How to pronounce bondholder (audio) \

Legal Definition of bondholder

: a person or business entity that holds a government or corporation bond — compare stockholder

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