Glossary

Helpful A-Z glossary listing key Lloyds Banking Group terms and their definition

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Debt restructuring

This is when the terms and provisions of outstanding debt agreements are changed. This is often done in order to improve cash flow and the ability of the borrower to repay the debt. It can involve altering the repayment schedule as well as reducing the debt or interest charged on the loan.

Debt securities

Debt securities are assets held by the Group representing certificates of indebtedness of credit institutions, public bodies or other undertakings, excluding those issued by Central Banks.

Delinquency

See Arrears.