SEC Form 10-D

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DEFINITION of 'SEC Form 10-D'

A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), also known as the Asset-Backed Issuer Distribution Report. It is used by certain asset-backed security issuers to notify regulators and investors of interest, dividend, and capital distributions. This form contains the supporting details surrounding previous or upcoming distributions from asset-backed securities. Information included on this form will include the total value of the distribution, timing of the distribution, and liquidation of the investments underlying an issue or a tranche.

BREAKING DOWN 'SEC Form 10-D'

SEC Form 10-D has become one of the most crucial forms for bond investors, regulators, and government officials to examine in light of the sub-prime mortgage crisis. This form helps all interested parties to understand the exact nature of distributions being made by asset-backed bonds such as mortgage securities or corporate bonds.

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