committed facility

An agreement between a bank and a customer to provide funds up to a specified maximum at a specified interest rate (in the UK this is usually based upon an agreed margin over the London Inter Bank Offered Rate) for a certain period. The total cost will be the interest rate plus the mandatory liquid asset cost. The agreement will include the conditions that must be adhered to by the borrower for the facility to remain in place. Compare uncommitted facility See also revolving bank facility

Big dictionary of business and management. 2014.

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  • revolving bank facility — standby revolving credit A loan from a bank or group of banks to a company in which the company has flexibility with regard to the timing and the number of drawdowns and repayments; any loan repaid can be reborrowed subject to fulfilment of the… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • uncommitted facility — An agreement between a bank and a company in which the bank agrees in principle to make funding available to the company but is under no obligation to provide a specified amount of funding; if a loan is made it will be for only a short period.… …   Accounting dictionary

  • uncommitted facility — An agreement between a bank and a company in which the bank agrees in principle to make funding available to the company but is under no obligation to provide a specified amount of funding; if a loan is made it will be for only a short period.… …   Big dictionary of business and management

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