Mezzanine debt

Mezzanine debt is a kind of loan finance where there is little or no security left after the main bank loan debt has been secured. To reflect the higher risk of mezzanine funds, the lender will charge a rate of interest of perhaps four to eight per cent over bank base rate, may take an option to acquire some equity and may require repayment over a shorter term.


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