Definition for : CP
In the context of the "Closing" of a transaction, such as an Equity or Bond issue, a loan or the sale of an asset, the "conditions precedent" (also called "CPs") are the conditions which need to be satisfied for the Closing to take place, such as (i) "Representations and warranties" made by the borrower/seller; and (ii) "free title" on the Assets given as borrowing Collateral. Alternatively the relevant CP must be waived by the lender or acquirer.
(See Chapters Chapter 26 Value and corporate finance and Chapter 44 Initial public offerings (IPOs) of the Vernimmen)
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