Long Term Debt

What is the definition of Long Term Debt?

Long-Term Debt represents debt with maturities beyond one year. Long-Term Debt may consist of long-term bank borrowings, bonds, convertible bonds, etc.

Long-Term Debt includes: 1) Bonds (convertible or not; secured and unsecured), debentures, long-term bank borrowings, long-term notes payable, mortgage loans, senior debt, subordinated notes 2) Debts/borrowings from or notes payable to shareholders, officers, directors, employees 3) Financial Derivatives for Financial Companies

Long-Term Debt excludes: 1) Commercial paper in banks when liabilities of a company are not delineated between current and non- current.


Stockopedia explains Long Term Debt...

Investors look at a company’s long term debt to gauge how much leverage it has. Like shareholders, the holders of long term debt are suppliers of funds but they rank higher than shareholders in getting their money back if a company fails.



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