Definition of High Yield Securities


High Yield Securities means debt Securities and Preferred Stock, in each case (a) issued by public or private issuers, (b) issued pursuant to an effective registration statement or pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act (or any successor provision thereunder) and (c) that are not Cash Equivalents, Mezzanine Investments or Bank Loans.


High Yield Securities means Municipal Obligations not rated by S&P but rated equivalent to BBB or lower by another NRSRO, rated BB+ or lower by S&P or not rated.

High Yield Securities means Municipal Obligations not rated by S&P but rated equivalent to BBB or lower by another NRSRO, rated BB+ or lower by S&P or not rated. NINETEENTH: Article I.13 of the Articles Supplementary is hereby amended by inserting the definition of “Foreign Currency Transactions”:

Examples of High Yield Securities in a sentence

Purchasers of High Yield Securities tend to be institutions, rather than individuals, which is a factor that further limits the secondary market.
The prices of High Yield Securities tend to be more sensitive to adverse economic changes or individual corporate developments than those of higher quality bonds.
Periods of economic uncertainty and changes generally result in increased volatility in the market prices and yields of High Yield Securities.
A less active and thinner market for High Yield Securities than that available for higher quality securities may result in more difficulty in executing trades at favorable prices, particularly during unsettled market conditions.The ability of a Fund to value or sell High Yield Securities will be adversely affected to the extent that such securities are thinly traded or illiquid.
During such periods, there may be less reliable objective information available and thus the task of valuing High Yield Securities becomes more difficult, with judgment playing a greater role.



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High Yield Securities means Municipal Obligations not rated by S&P but rated equivalent to BBB or lower by another NRSRO, rated BB+ or lower by S&P or not rated. TWENTY-FIRST: Article I.13 of the Articles Supplementary is hereby amended by deleting the definition of “Market Value” in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:


High Yield Securities means debt Securities (other than the “in the money” component of any convertible debt Securities) (a) issued by public or private issuers, (b) issued pursuant to an effective registration statement or pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act (or any successor provision thereunder), (c) that are not Cash Equivalents or Bank Loans and (d) that are not contractually subordinated in right of payment to any other indebtedness (it being understood that indebtedness will not be deemed tobe subordinated in right of payment to other indebtedness solely as a result of having a junior lien on any assets).

High Yield Securities means debt Securities, in each case (a) issued by public or private issuers, (b) issued pursuant to an effective registration statement or pursuant to Rule 144A under the Securities Act (or any successor provision thereunder) and (c) that are not Cash Equivalents, Mezzanine Investments (described under clause (i) of the definition thereof) or Bank Loans. “Last Out Loan” means, with respect to any Bank Loan that is a term loan structured in a first out tranche and a last out tranche (with the first out tranche entitled to a lower interest rate but priority with respect to payments), that portion of such Bank Loan that is the last out tranche; provided that: (a) such last out tranche is entitled (along with the first out tranche) to the benefit of a first lien and first priority perfected security interest on all or substantially all of the assets of the respective borrower and guarantors obligated in respect thereof, and which has the most senior pre-petition priority in any bankruptcy, reorganization, arrangement, insolvency, or liquidation proceedings; (b) the ratio of (x) the amount of the first out tranche to (y) EBITDA of the underlying obligor does not at any time exceed 2.00 to 1.00; (c) such last out tranche (i) gives the holders of such last out tranche full enforcement rights during the existence of an event of default (subject to customary exceptions, including standstill periods and if the holders of the first out tranche have previously exercised enforcement rights), (ii) shall have the same maturity date as the first out tranche, (iii) is entitled to the same representations, covenants and events of default as the holders of the first out tranche (subject to customary exceptions), and (iv) provides the holders of such last out tranche with customary protections (including consent rights with respect to (1) any increase of the principal balance of the first out tranche, (2) any increase of the margins (other than as a result of the imposition of default interest) applicable to the interest rates with respect to the first out tranche, (3) any reduction of the final maturity of the first out tranche, and (4) amending or waiving any provision in the underlying loan documents that is specific to the holders of such last out tranche); and (d) such first out tranche is not subject to multiple drawings (unless, at the time of such drawing and after giving effect thereto, the ratio referenced in clause (b) above is not exceeded). “Long-Term U.S. Government Securities” means U.S. Government Securities maturing more than three months from the applicable date of determination. “LTV Transaction” means any transaction that (i) does not include a financial covenant based on debt to EBITDA, debt to EBIT or a similar multiple of debt to operating cash flow, (ii) is not a Covenant-Lite Loan, and (iii) is designated as an LTV Transaction by the Borrower at the time of the initial investment. “Mezzanine Investments” means (i) debt Securities (including convertible debt Securities (other than the “in-the-money” equity component thereof)) (a) issued by public or 101 25272637.12.BUSINESS

High Yield Securities means senior subordinated debt securities, to be issued and sold by the Borrower in accordance with the Fee Letter, in an amount sufficient to repay all outstanding Loans, accrued and unpaid interest thereon, all related fees and expenses and other Obligations and amounts due in respect thereof or hereunder in full.