Euro Medium Term Note - EMTN

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Euro Medium Term Note - EMTN'

A flexible medium-term debt instrument that is issued and traded outside of Canada and the United States and requires fixed dollar payments. EMTNs are issued directly to the market with maturities of less than five years and are offered continuously rather than all at once like a bond issue.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Euro Medium Term Note - EMTN'

EMTNs make it easier for issuers to enter into foreign markets for capital. With EMTNs, the issuer maintains a standardized document (known as a program) that can be transferred across all issues and has a great proportion of sales through a syndication of pre-selected buyers.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Syndicate

    A professional financial services group formed temporarily for ...
  2. Note Issuance Facility - NIF

    A syndicate of commercial banks that have agreed to purchase ...
  3. Note

    A financial security that generally has a longer term than a ...
  4. Debt Instrument

    A paper or electronic obligation that enables the issuing party ...
  5. ISP (Internet Service Provider)

    A company that provides consumers, businesses, and other Internet ...
  6. TIMP (acronym)

    'TIMP' is an acronym that stands for 'Turkey, Indonesia, ...
Related Articles
  1. Retirement

    Bond Basics Tutorial

    Investing in bonds - What are they, and do they belong in your portfolio?

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Loan-To-Value Ratio - LTV Ratio

    A lending risk assessment ratio that financial institutions and others lenders examine before approving a mortgage.
  2. DuPont Analysis

    A method of performance measurement that was started by the DuPont Corporation in the 1920s. With this method, assets are ...
  3. Asset Class

    A group of securities that exhibit similar characteristics, behave similarly in the marketplace, and are subject to the same ...
  4. Fiat Money

    Currency that a government has declared to be legal tender, but is not backed by a physical commodity. The value of fiat ...
  5. Interest Rate Risk

    The risk that an investment's value will change due to a change in the absolute level of interest rates, in the spread between ...
  6. Income Effect

    In the context of economic theory, the income effect is the change in an individual's or economy's income and how that change ...
Trading Center