In Germany and other European and non-European economies, financing/facility/loan contracts often include certain financial covenants (including equity funding ratios, interest rates and cash flows, EBIT/EBITDA figures or margins, etc.). This applies regardless of whether the underlying financing agreements are based on standard LMA documents or on internal bank templates. Deloitte Legal`s discussion paper (Download) makes recommendations on how to address possible violations of financial covenants due to the pandemic in financing agreements. Dr. Markus Schackmann joined Deloitte Legal in 2013. He is Head of the Global Mergers & Acquisitions service line. Dr. Markus Schackmann advises exclusively in the national and international field m. Read more The governments on whohalf of this agreement is signed agree as follows: What should leaders and boards of directors currently pay attention to? It goes without saying that these covenants are strongly influenced by the operational performance of the company acting as a borrower and, in certain circumstances, the company or companies acting as guarantors.
If properly tuned, covenant testing shows early signs that a company is not working as intended. Breaches of objective obligations may therefore constitute a more convenient default for lenders, on which they can rely without there being any risk of dispute or the need to demonstrate subjective elements, including significance. Dr Marcell Baumann is a lawyer and, since 2013, at Deloitte Legal in Stuttgart. Dr. Marcell Baumann advises industrial and financial companies on all matters relating to company law as a w. Dr. Michael has over 20 years of professional experience. The Firm of Michael Inc. More.
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