Debtor-in-possession financing

New debt obtained by a firm during the Chapter 11 bankruptcy process. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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debtor-in-possession financing UK US noun [U] (ABBREVIATION DIP financing)
FINANCE in the US, a financial arrangement in which a company that cannot pay its debts is given a loan so that it can continue to own and control its own assets and continue trading: »

Debtor-in-possession financing is intended to give companies the time and resources they need to be successful in the future.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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