bridge finance

/'brɪdʒ ˌfaɪnæns/ noun
loans to cover short-term needs

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  • Bridge — The electronic link between Euroclear and CEDEL, the two Eurobond clearing houses. Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein financial glossary The Bridge is the name used for the processes established between Euroclear Bank and Clearstream Banking… …   Financial and business terms

  • bridge a gap — bridge a/the gap ► to make the difference between two things smaller: »Financing was slow to come in and the city took out a bond to bridge the gap. bridge the gap between sth and sth »The program helps working families bridge the gap between… …   Financial and business terms

  • bridge a/the gap — ► to make the difference between two things smaller: »Financing was slow to come in and the city took out a bond to bridge the gap. bridge the gap between sth and sth »The program helps working families bridge the gap between income and rent.… …   Financial and business terms

  • bridge the gap — bridge a/the gap ► to make the difference between two things smaller: »Financing was slow to come in and the city took out a bond to bridge the gap. bridge the gap between sth and sth »The program helps working families bridge the gap between… …   Financial and business terms

  • bridge loan — A short term loan to enable the borrower to purchase an asset where the loan is to be repaid from the proceeds of the sale of an asset being replaced by the asset just purchased. In consume loans bridge loans may be used to enable the cons8umer… …   Financial and business terms

  • bridge financing — A short term loan to enable the borrower to purchase an asset where the loan is to be repaid from the proceeds of the sale of an asset being replaced by the asset just purchased. In consume loans bridge loans may be used to enable the cons8umer… …   Financial and business terms

  • Bridge financing — is a method of financing, used to maintain liquidity while waiting for an anticipated and reasonably expected inflow of cash. Bridge financing is commonly used when the cash flow from a sale of an asset is expected after the cash outlay for the… …   Wikipedia

  • bridge loan — n. 1. a short term loan that provides interim financing for the purchase of new property until the old property can be sold 2. a short term loan used to finance a corporate takeover that is often repaid by selling assets of the acquired company …   English World dictionary

  • Bridge loan — A bridge loan (also known in some applications as a swing loan) is a type of short term loan, typically taken out for a period of 2 weeks to 3 years [cite web| url=http://www.thisismoney.co.uk/help and advice/advice banks/article.html?in… …   Wikipedia

  • bridge loan — A loan which is for short duration until more permanent financing is arranged; e.g., person might obtain a bridge loan to purchase real estate and build house before final mortgage financing or the sale of presently held assets can be… …   Black's law dictionary

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