Project Completion Restriction

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Project Completion Restriction'

A type of clause, seen most often in municipal bond indentures, which requires the issuing party to sell debt securities (often in the form of revenue bonds) to finance the full completion of a particular project.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Project Completion Restriction'

Project cash flow projections are rarely certain, and if construction costs exceed estimates, the debt issuer may reconsider the completion or the final structure of the project. A project completion restriction protects the interests of bondholders, as it forces the issuer to secure the debt financing needed to complete the project, which should produce the revenues needed to meet bond payment obligations.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Indenture

    A legal and binding contract between a bond issuer and the bondholders. ...
  2. Restricted Asset

    Money or other items of value received by or promised to an organization, ...
  3. Death By A Thousand Cuts

    A failure that occurs as a result of many smaller problems. Death ...
  4. Covenant

    A promise in an indenture, or any other formal debt agreement, ...
  5. Infrastructure

    The basic physical systems of a business or nation. Transportation, ...
  6. Issuer

    A legal entity that develops, registers and sells securities ...
Related Articles
  1. Bonds & Fixed Income

    The Basics Of Municipal Bonds

    Investing in these bonds may offer a tax-free income stream but they are not without risks.
  2. Taxes

    Weighing The Tax Benefits Of Municipal Securities

    Find out how to determine whether the tax exemption offered by "munis" benefits you.
  3. Promising high yields that the Eurozone and U.S. can't match, West African sovereign debt has caught the attention of savvy investors.
    Bonds & Fixed Income

    Interested In West African Debt? Look Here First

    Promising high yields that the Eurozone and U.S. can't match, West African sovereign debt has caught the attention of savvy investors.
  4. Options & Futures

    Writing Covered Calls On ETFs

    The strategy of writing covered calls on ETFs can limit your losses and hedge risk, but they cap your upside potential.
  5. Bonds & Fixed Income

    What determines the price of a bond in the open market?

    Learn more about some of the factors that influence the valuation of bonds on the open market, and why bond prices and yields move in opposite directions.
  6. Taxes

    Why should I keep records on my tax-exempt bond transactions?

    Keep your purchase records on all investments, including tax-exempt bonds. Though the interest is tax-free, you may owe taxes if you sell your bond for a gain.
  7. Bonds & Fixed Income

    How long will it take for a bond to reach its face value?

    Learn when different savings bonds reach face value, and determine the best time to cash them in to get the highest return on your money.
  8. Bonds & Fixed Income

    How long can I hold my HH/H Bonds and still earn interest?

    Take advantage of your bond investment and learn how long you can hold on to your Series H/HH Bonds and still earn interest and receive interest payments.
  9. Bonds & Fixed Income

    What are the maturity terms for Treasury bonds?

    Learn how treasury bonds pay interest, when they reach maturity and the differences between terms for treasury bonds and treasury notes.
  10. Bonds & Fixed Income

    How do I sign up for a TreasuryDirect account?

    Invest in Treasury securities by dealing directly with the U.S. Department of the Treasury online, conveniently managing your investments at home or at work.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Multinational Corporation - MNC

    A corporation that has its facilities and other assets in at least one country other than its home country. Such companies ...
  2. SWOT Analysis

    A tool that identifies the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of an organization. Specifically, SWOT is a basic, ...
  3. Simple Interest

    A quick method of calculating the interest charge on a loan. Simple interest is determined by multiplying the interest rate ...
  4. Special Administrative Region - SAR

    Unique geographical areas with a high degree of autonomy set up by the People's Republic of China. The Special Administrative ...
  5. Annual Percentage Rate - APR

    The annual rate that is charged for borrowing (or made by investing), expressed as a single percentage number that represents ...
  6. Free Carrier - FCA

    A trade term requiring the seller to deliver goods to a named airport, terminal, or other place where the carrier operates. ...
Trading Center