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ABS – Aircraft Finance
Asset Backed Securities -Aircraft Finance industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise aircraft financing or debt and leases collateralised into tranches of notes with varying risk profiles....

ABS – CBO
Collateralized Bond Obligation industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise a pool of typically illiquid and below investment grade bonds, diversifying the risk to create investment grade bonds whist maintaining an above market return.

ABS – CDO
Collateralized Debt Obligation industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise a pool of typically illiquid debt and or loans to create marketable debt securities or bonds.

ABS – CLO
The ABS – Asset Backed Securities - CLO, or Collateralized Loan Obligation industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise a pool of typically illiquid loans to create marketable debt securities or bonds.

ABS – Commercial Mortgage Backed
The ABS – Asset Backed Securities - Commercial Mortgage Backed, Commercial Mortgage Backed Security industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various commercial mortgages and packages it together to create securitized assets...  ...

ABS – Credit Card Receivables
Credit Card Receivables Securities industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various credit card debt and packages it together to create one securitized assets. ...

ABS – Equipment Finance
Equipment Finance industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various commercial equipment debt and leases and packages it together to create one securitized assets.

ABS – Healthcare Receivables
Healthcare Receivables Security industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various healthcare receivables and packages it together to create one securitized assets.

ABS – Ltd Purpose Fin Co
Limited Purpose Finance Company consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities established to invest in certain types of asset backed securities, and attempts to profits from the difference in the returns from the investments and the cost of funding the investment.

ABS – Mixed Assets
Mixed Asset Backed Securities industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various assets and packages it together to create one securitized assets.

ABS – Property Lease Receivables
Property Lease Receivables industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various property lease receivables and packages it together to create one securitized assets.

ABS – Property Rent Receivables
Property Rent Receivables industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various property rental receivables and packages it together to create one securitized assets

ABS – Public Housing Receivables
Public Housing Receivables industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various public housing receivables and packages it together to create one securitized assets.

ABS – Repackaging
Repackaging industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various assets that were already securitized but unsold, it together to create one securitized assets.

ABS – Repo Conduit
Repurchase Conduit consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that issues commercial paper which is backed by repurchase when mature. 

ABS – Residential Mortgage Backed
Asset Backed Securities - Residential Mortgage Backed industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise various residential mortgages and packages it together to create one securitized assets

ABS – SIV
Structured Investment Vehicle industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that issue short-term commercial paper to finance purchases of long-term assets.

ABS – SME
Small and Medium Enterprises Asset Backed Security industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise SME corporate debt and packages it together to create one securitized assets.

ABS – SPV
Special Purpose Vehicle consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities created by corporations that are used for a specific purpose to finance an investment with limited liability.

ABS – Student Loans
Student Loans industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise student loans and packages it together to create one securitized assets.

ABS – Trade Receivable
Trade Receivable industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise business’s trade receivables and packages it together to create one securitized assets.

ABS – Vehicle Finance
Vehicle Finance industry consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise a variety of vehicle loans packaging it together to create one securitized assets.

ABS – Whole Business
Whole Business Securitization consists of Non-Bank Structured Finance Vehicle entities that collateralise a business’s operating assets, but the business keeps complete control of the asset.

Accrued Interest
Interest earned on the notional amount of an investment between two payment dates. For example, the accrued interest on a bond would be the amount of interest owed to the buyer since the last coupon payment.

Aerospace and Defense
Manufacturers of civil or military aerospace and defense equipment, parts or products. Includes defense electronics and space equipment.

Agriculture - Industry Sector
The Agriculture Industry Sector consists of businesses that primarily cultivate plants, and animals. This sector does not include producers or processors of food and drinks....

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Airline
The Airline Industry Sector comprises companies providing passenger air transportation and companies leasing aircrafts.

Alternative Asset
A newer type of asset that has not been traditionally considered part of an investment portfolio. Historically, examples include real estate, commodities, as well as rare coins, stamps, artwork and trading cards. More recently, the term has also come to be used to refer to other institutional asset classes including...

AM - EMMF
fund that operates in Europe and invests in short-term debt securities such as commercial paper, Repo and other instruments.

AM - General Asset Management
Funds that do not fall in any of the other Asset Management sector classifications.

AM - INTMMF
A fund that is a member of the International Money Market Fund Association and invests in short-term debt securities such as commercial paper and Repo and other instruments.

AM - Pension Fund
A fund which is funded by individuals for building a retirement income. 

AM - REIT
A fund which invests in real estate properties and/or mortgages and passes their income to the shareholders through dividend payments.

AM - USMMF - Government Institutional
A US domestic market fund that primarily invests in US short-terms government debt securities to grow the institutional investor’s portfolio.

AM - USMMF - Government Retail
A US domestic market fund that primarily invests in US short-terms government debt securities to grow the retail investor’s portfolio.

AM - USMMF - Municipal Tax Exempt
A US domestic market fund that primarily invests in US short-terms municipal securities, which are exempt of income tax, to grow the client’s portfolio.

AM - USMMF - Prime Institution
A US domestic market fund that primarily invests in US corporate debt securities to grow the institutional investor’s portfolio.

AM - USMMF - Prime Retail
A US domestic market fund that primarily invests in US corporate debt securities to grow the retail investor’s portfolio....
 


AM - USMMF - Tax Exempt
A US domestic market fund that primarily invests in various US short-terms securities, which are exempt of income tax, to grow the client’s portfolio.

AM - USMMF - Treasury Institutional
A US domestic market fund that primarily invests in US short-terms treasury debt securities to grow the institutional investor’s portfolio. 

AM - USMMF - Treasury Retail
A US domestic market fund that primarily invests in US short-terms treasury debt securities to grow the retail investor’s portfolio.

Asian Debt Capital Markets
comprise issuers from Asia as well as non-Asian issuers targeting this market with various "named" bond products.

Asset Allocation
The implementation of an investment strategy that attempts to balance risk versus reward by adjusting the percentage of each asset in an investment portfolio according to the investors risk tolerance, goals and investment time frame. The goal is to create diversification in assets which reduces overall risk in terms

Asset-Backed Securities (ABS)
Asset-backed Securities (ABS) are Bonds, MTNs or Notes backed by financial assets. Usually these assets are made up of receivables such as cash-flows from credit cards, auto loans, manufactured-housing contracts and home-equity loans.

Automotive
Companies and organisations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles

Bank – Building Society
Building Society industry consists of financial institutions owned by its members and focuses on savings deposits and lending its deposits for mortgages.

Bank – Commercial
Commercial Bank industry consists of financial institutions that primarily accepts deposits, provides checking account services, and lends to commercial and individual borrowers.

Bank – Cooperative
Cooperative Bank industry consists of financial institutions that provide traditional banking services and is owned and run by their members

Bank – Covered Bond Issuer
Cover Bond Issuer industry consists of legal separate entities specifically set up for issuing debt securities, which are collateralised against a pool of assets that, in case of failure of the issuer, can cover claims at any point of time.

Bank – Credit Card
Credit Card industry consists of financial institutions that creates a temporary revolving line of credit for cardholders and processes card transactions on a both a consumer and commercial level. ...

Bank – Credit Institutions
Credit Institution industry consists of financial institutions that take repayable deposits and collect payments.

Bank – Development
Development Bank industry consists of private/commercial financial institutions that finance projects which generate economic development.

Bank – Financial Services
Financial Services industry consists of entities created by corporations that provides a broad range of financial services for clients.

Bank – Investment
Investment Bank industry consists of financial institutions that provides various financing and investment related services, such as underwriting, mergers and acquisitions, broker services and so on.

Bank - Islamic
Islamic Bank industry consists of financial institutions that operate according to the principles of islamic banking and finance....

Bank – Leasing
Leasing industry consists of financial institutions that provide financing against leased collateral assets, such as Equipment.

Bank – Merchant
Merchant Bank industry consists of financial institutions that focus on international trade by assisting their clients with underwriting and commercial loans to finance commodity trading.

Bank – Mortgages
Mortgage industry consists of financial institutions that focuses on underwriting and selling mortgages.

Bank – Municipal
Municipal Bank industry consists of financial institutions that are funded by local government and provides traditional banking services.

Bank – Non-Bank Conduit
Non Bank Conduit industry consists of financial institutions that are specific Conduits which fund invested long term off balance assets by issuing short term debt and other instruments. ...

Bank – Private
Private Bank industry consists of financial institutions that focus on private individual banking and financial services to “high net worth individuals.” 

Bank – Public
Public Bank industry consists of commercial financial institutions that are fully owned by the state but not guaranteed by the state.

Bank – Savings
Savings Bank industry consists of financial institutions that gather savings deposits and the excess deposits are lent to borrowers.

Bank – Universal
Universal Bank industry consists of financial institutions that provide both commercial and investment banking services, as well as other financial services.

Bank – Vehicle Financing
Vehicle Financing industry consists of financial institutions that focuses on financing vehicles and hold liens on vehicles until paid off.

Banker's Acceptance


Basis Point Value
1% change = 100 basis points, and 0.01% = 1 basis point

Bear Market
A market condition in which the prices of securities are falling and widespread pessimism causes the negative sentiment to be self-sustaining. As investors anticipate losses in a bear market and selling continue, pessimism only grows. Although figures can vary, for now, a downturn of 20% or more in multiple broad markets.

Benchmark
A standard against which the performance of a security can be measured or priced.

Beta
A measure of the volatility, or systematic risk, of a security or a portfolio in comparison to the market as a whole. Beta is used in the capital asset pricing model (CAPM), a model that calculates the expected return of an asset based on its beta and expected market return. Beta is calculated using regression analysis.

Bill - Security type
A treasury bill is a short term negotiable debt instrument issued by a sovereign that promises to pay the bearer or registered owner an amount or a number of amounts in the future....

Biotechnology
Companies primarily engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and/or marketing of products based on genetic analysis and genetic engineering. Includes companies specializing in protein-based therapeutics to treat human diseases.

Bond - Security Type
A negotiable debt instrument that promises to pay the bearer or registered owner an amount or a number of amounts in the future.  ...

Bond Basis
A type of day count convention specific to bonds, the bond basis is a factor used to calculate accrued interest on a bond since the last coupon payment. For the bond basis, the fraction of days in a month over days in a year is 30/360, a fraction which, while slightly inaccurate, is easy to use for ...

Bond Market
a market where issuers borrow money by selling debt instruments.

Bookrunner
The main underwriter or lead manager in the issuance of new equity, debt or securities instrument. In investment banking, the bookrunner is the underwriting form that “runs,” or who is in charge of the books. More then one bookrunner can manage a security issuance, in which case the involved parties are called “joint bookrunners"

Bourse
A market organized for the purpose of buying and selling securities, commodities, options and other investments. Commonly known as a stock exchange. Today the word “bourse” is more commonly associated with the Paris Stock Exchange/ the Paris Bourse, or Euronext Paris.

Branch
A business unit located at a different address than the Head Office. Branches are identified by square brackets, f.e. [Paris].

Broadcasting - Industry Sector
Owners and operators of television or radio broadcasting systems, programme makers, television and radio stations....
Bull Market
A period of generally rising prices. The start of a bull market is marked by widespread pessimism; at this point the “crowd” is the most “bearish”. The feeling of despondency changes to hope, optimism and eventually euphoria, causing prices to rise as overall demand increase.

Bulldog Bond Market
definition can be found in the following link, GBP Bond Market.

Buyback and Tap issues
Repurchase and additional issuance of outstanding debt securities by an issuer.

Callable Bonds
A bond that can be redeemed by the issuer prior to its maturity. The issuer has the right, but not the obligation, to buy back the bonds from the bond holders at a defined price and call date.

Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM)
A model that describes the relationship between risk and expected return. This is used in the pricing of risky securities. CAPM says that the expected return of a security or a portfolio equals the rate on a risk-free security plus a risk premium.

Capital Gains
An increase in the value of a capital asset that gives it a higher worth than the purchase price. The gain is not realized until the asset is sold. A capital gain may be short term (one year or less) or long term (more than a year) and must be claimed on income taxes.

Capital Requirements (Regulatory Capital)
The standardized requirements in place for banks and other depository institutions, which determines how much liquidity is required to be held for a certain level of assets through regulatory agencies.

Car Rental - Industry Sector
Companies providing vehicle rental and taxi services....

Catastrophe Bond
A Catastrophe Bond or Cat Bond is a bond that exposes the investor to a specific insurance risk.

Category or Structure
Category or Structure is a classification that is given to a Debt Instrument by a market participant....

Certificate of Deposit - Security Type
A negotiable unsecured, short-term debt instrument typically issued by a bank that promises to pay the bearer or registered owner a sum or a number of sums in the future. In other words, a bank borrowing that in principal can be bought by and sold to anyone and which normally pays interest on a regular...

Chemicals - Industry Sector
The Chemicals Industry sector comprises companies that primarily produce industrial chemicals and basic chemicals....

Collateralized Debt Obligation (CDO)
A type of Asset Backed Security (ABS) and some types are Mortgage Backed Securities as well (MBS). Can be thought of as a promise to pay investors in a prescribed sequence, based on the cash flow the CDO collects from the pool of bonds/mortgages/ other assets that make up the CDO.

Commercial Paper - Security Type
A short term negotiable debt instrument that promises to pay the bearer or registered owner an amount in the future....

Commodity
A basic good used in commerce that is interchangeable with other commodities of the same type. Commodities are most often used as inputs in the production of other goods or services. The quality of a given commodity may differ slightly, but it is essentially uniform across producers.

Computer Hardware - Industry Sector
The Computer Hardware Industry Sector consists of businesses that manufacture computer semiconductors and other components that make a computer. This sector is different from the Information...

Construction and Building Materials
Companies that manufacture construction materials including sand, clay, cement, concrete and bricks.

Consumer Price Index (CPI)
A consumer price index (CPI) measures changes in the price level of a market basket of consumer goods and services purchased by households. It is one of several price indices calculated by most national statistical agencies. The annual percentage change in a CPI is used as a measure of inflation.

Consumer Products Durables - Industry Sector
The Consumer Products – Durables Industry Sector consists of businesses that manufacture goods and or preform Research and Development that will be used by an individual or a household....

Contact Group
In the Capital Market Data model we group entities that through ownership, interest or management structure belong to the same organisation. Typically these entities use the same or a similar marketing name.

Containers & Packaging - Industry Sector
Manufacturers of metal, glass or plastic containers, paper and cardboard containers and packaging....
Corporate
A legal entity that is incorporated through registration and can either be owned or not owned by the State.

Coupon
Any interest payment made or due on a bond, debenture or similar (no longer by a physical coupon).

Coupon Type
Coupon Type classifies how a debt instrument's coupon is structured. In the Capital Market Data Model we distinguish the following coupon types: Fixed Floating Zero Single Fixed to IBOR Fixed to Reverse FRN IBOR to Fixed IBOR to Reverse FRN Reverse FRN Inflation Linked CMS Variable (Undisc.) Step F...

Covered Bonds
A covered bond is a corporate bond with one important enhancement: recourse to a pool of assets that secures or "covers" the bond if the originator becomes insolvent.

Credit Linked Note
The current size of the Credit Linked Note market is USD200bn.

Credit Market (Bond Market) (Debt Market)
From a corporate point of view, it is the broad market for companies looking to raise funds through debt issuances. The credit market encompasses both investment-grade bonds and junk bonds, as well as short term commercial paper.

Credit Risk
The risk of loss due to a receiver of financing non re-payment of a loan or other line of credit.

CUSIP
A nine-character code that identifies a North American financial security for the purposes of facilitating clearing and settlement of trades.

DayCount
determines how interest accrues over time

Debt Instrument
In the Capital Market Data Model we make no distinction between Commercial Paper, Certificates of Deposit, Bills, Bonds, Notes or MTNs. Collectively these are called Debt Instruments.

Derivative
A security whose price is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets. The derivative itself is merely a contract between two or more parties. Its value is determined by fluctuations in the underlying asset. Most common underlying assets include: stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies and interest rates.

Developing Capital Markets
are the markets of those nations, where the industrial base is less developed.

Dim Sum Distribution
A Dim Sum bond is a CNY denominated bond issued in Hong Kong

Distributors - Industry Sector
Distributors and wholesalers of general merchandise not classified elsewhere. Includes vehicle distributors. Part of the Retailing Industry Group....

Diversified Consumer Services - Industry Sector
Companies providing a range of services such as home security, legal, personal, renovation, weddings & funerals, educational services....

Diversified Financial Services - Industry Sector
Companies providing a diverse range of financial services and providers of specialized financial services. Includes credit agencies, stock exchanges and specialty boutiques....

Diversified Industrial
The Diversified Industrial Industry Sector comprises companies that produce industrial products, materials and services. 

Diversified Services
The Diversified Services Industry Sector comprises companies that provide residential services, home security, legal services, personal services, renovation and interior design services, consumer auctions and wedding and funeral services.

Domestic Market Bond
A form of bond that is traded in a domestic market...

Dual Currency (DC) Bond
A DC or Dual Currency Bond is a negotiable debt instrument that exposes the investor - in exchange for a higher return - to a specific Foreign Exchange risk.

Duration Manager
The role of a duration manager is to stabilise the market during the setting of the bond’s issue price, by acting as a counterparty on behalf of all the syndicate members for switch orders presented by the investors (orders presented on the condition of simultaneous sale of another security at a certain minimum price).

Earnings Per Share (EPS)
The portion of a company’s profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. Earnings per share serves as an indicator of a company’s profitability. EPS = [(Net Income) – (Dividends on Preferred Stock)]/(Average Outstanding Shares)

Education
The Education Industry Sector comprises companies providing educational services, either on-line or through conventional teaching methods. 

Education Services - Industry Sector
Companies providing educational services, either on-line or through conventional teaching methods....

Electric Utilities - Industry Sector
Companies that produce or distribute electricity. Includes both nuclear and non-nuclear facilities....

Electronic and Electrical Equipment - Industry Sector
The Electronic and Electrical Equipment Industry Sector consists of companies that primarily manufacture electronic supplies and equipment (wires, transistors, insulators, electric motors, batteries, etc.) This sector does not include Computer Hardware producers....

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Emerging Capital Markets
Emerging capital markets are a type of developing capital market.

Emerging Market Bonds
Emerging market bonds are bonds issued by/in the currency of an emerging market country.

Employment Cost Index (ECI)
The employment cost index (ECI) is a quarterly economic series detailing the changes in the costs of labor for businesses in the United States economy. The ECI is vital in that it gives an indication of whether employment cost changes are rising or falling, thus measuring inflation of wages, and employer-paid benefits.

Energy - Industry Sector
The Energy Industry Sector consists of companies that partake in the manufacturing, distribution, and commercial sale of energy. This sector does not include Oil and Gas manufacturers or Electricity producers....

Engineering and Machinery - Industry Sector
Comprising of companies that design, develop and manufacturer heavy duty trucks, construction equipment and related parts, non-military shipbuilding, agricultural machinery and related parts, industrial machinery and components. ...

Entity Type
An Entity is a body recognised by law as legally existing in accordance with an internationally agreed standard...

Equity
The value of an asset after all liabilities have been paid or a stock or any other security representing ownership interest.

Euro Commercial Paper


Eurobond
Bond targeted at cross-border distribution

Eurodollar
Contrary to the name, Eurodollars have little to do with the Euro or European countries. They are U.S. denominated deposit in banks outside of the United States. Relatively free of regulation. Eurodollar market has expanded largely as a way of circumventing regulatory costs.

Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs)
An ETF is a marketable security that tracks an index, a commodity, bonds, or a basket of assets like an index fund. Unlike mutual funds, ETFs trade like a common stock on a stock exchange. ETFs experience price changes throughout the deal as they are bought and sold. ETFs experience price changes throughout the day.

Federal Government
An administrative division, managed and controlled by the State as a Federation and part of the public sector

FIG
Financial Institutions Group

Financial Corporate - Industry Sector
The Financial Corporate Industry Sector consists of entitles that are serve as finance companies providing financial services, including intergroup borrowing and lending....

Food & Staples Retailing - Industry Sector
Owners and operators of supermarkets, general food retail stores, drug retail stores and pharmacies....

Food and Drink Producers and Processors
Companies that produce and process agricultural products to make food and/or drinks.    

Food and Drug Retailers
Industry that comprises owners and operators of supermarkets selling food and consumer staple products, general food retail stores, drug retail stores and pharmacies.

Food Products - Industry Sector
Producers of agricultural and animal products. Processors and producers of packaged foods....

Foreign Market Bond
a bond issued by a foreign borrower in the currency of the country in which it is sold...

Forestry, Paper and Packaging - Industry Sector
Comprises companies whose main line of business is manufacturing timber to produce desired wood and paper products.  ...

Formosa Distribution
A Formosa bond is a non-TWD denominated bond issued in Taiwan

Frequent Issuers
Those that regularly visit the capital markets for financing.

Frontier Capital Markets
Frontier capital markets are a type of developing capital market.

Frontier Market Bonds
Bonds issued in the domestic market or currency of a frontier country.

Fungible
An instrument that can be substituted for something of equal value. ...

Futures Contract
A contract between two parties to buy or sell an asset for a price agreed upon today (the futures price) with delivery and payment occurring at a future point (the delivery date). Considered a derivatives product because it is a function of an underlying asset.

Gas Distribution - Industry Sector
Companies whose main charter is to distribute and transmit natural and manufactured gas....

GBP Bond Market
can be split by investors, into an international and a domestic market, and on the other hand by issuers, into the foreign and non-foreign market.

General Retailer - Industry Sector
The General Retailer Industry Sector consists of companies that sell finished products to end consumers. This sector does not include Food and Drug Retailers....

Generic Ratings
"CMDportal "Generic Ratings©" are worked out as the lower average of the issuer’s credit ratings available to CMD. Where relevant, separate "Generic Ratings©" are calculated for senior and subordinated debt as well as for debt issuance programme ratings....

Global Bond
a bond issued in a form that allows it to be traded in both the relevant domestic and international Bond Marke...

Government - Central Bank
Entities that manage the financial system including the currency and reserves of a country through monetary policy and bank / financial institution supervision regulations.

Government - Corporate
Companies owned by the State and in which the State has significant influence.

Government - Development Bank
Public financial institutions that finance projects which generate economic development.

Government - Guaranteed
Entities that issue debt which is guaranteed by the State.

Government - Local Authority/Municipality
Entities of the State that have jurisdiction over a particular county, area or city, town and can set local regulations.

Government - Region/Provinces
Entities of the State that have jurisdiction over a particular region or province and can set regional regulations.

Government - Sovereign
Entities that are the State.

Government - Supernational Institutions
Entities that have been created by a treaty for a specific purpose and acts on behalf of a number of States.  

Government Agency/Department
Entities that act as part of the State.

Green Bond
Bonds that raise finance for an environmental project....

Group
A collection of one or more legal entities that through ownership or other types of control belong together.

Group Industry
The Industry classification on the CMD Portal refers to the type of entity. The categories are: Corporate, Bank, Fund, Government, Insurance, Structured Finance Vehicles and Unknown. Corporates include all private profit maximising entities except those that we categorise as Banks. The defining characteristic of a Bank in our categorisation is that it has a banking license. The Government category contains the state debt issuers as well as various SSAs (State and Supranational Agencies) such as the World Bank and regional development bodies.

Health - Industry Sector
The Health Industry Sector consists of companies that provide medical services (consultation, surgery, insurance) and manufacture medical equipment....

Household Goods and Textiles - Industry Sector
The Household Goods and Textiles Industry Sector consists of companies that design and manufacture products for consumers and households such as apparel, accessories, luxury goods and footwear....

Hybrid Bonds
Hybrid Bonds are the blend between equity and debt securities...

Industrial Conglomerates - Industry Sector
Companies that are diversified industrials, with business activities in three or more industrial sectors....

Industrial Environment - Industry Sector
Comprises companies that provide environmental and facilities maintenance services.  ...  ...  ...

Industry Sector
The Industry Sector is a classification that describes the activity of an entity within the economy. The classification is based on where the relevant entity derives the majority of its revenue....

Industry Sector Type
A classification of the main line of business of an entity. This sits at a level below the Group Industry, which in CMD’s terminology, categorises the type of organisation, such as corporate, bank and government. As such, the list of Industry sectors varies for each Industry....

Information Technology - Industry Sector
The Information Technology Industry Sector consists of companies that provide consulting services (writing software, designing databases, data management, etc.) and business outsourcing processes....

Institutional Investors
Organizations which pool large sums of money and invest those sums in securities, real property and other investments. Includes banks, retirement/ pension funds, hedge funds, investment advisors and mutual funds. Their role in the economy is to act as highly specialized investors on behalf of others.

Insurance - Industry Sector
Companies that provide insurance services and life assurance services and products. ...

Interest
The price paid for obtaining, or the price received for providing, money or other assets in a credit agreement, calculated as a fraction of the full amount or value obtained or received. In the Capital Market Data model 8% is expressed as 8.

International bond
is issued by foreign companies and sold domestically.

Investment Grade
A bond is considered investment grade or IG if its credit rating is BBB- or higher by Standard & Poor's and Fitch or Baa3 or higher by Moody's. In general, these are bonds that are judged by the rating agencies as likely to meet payment obligations of interest and principal on maturity. In the Capital Market...

Investor Meetings
Meetings outside a bond offering

ISIN
An International Securities Identification Number (ISIN) uniquely identifies a security. Its structure is defined in ISO 6166. Securities for which ISINs are issued include bonds, notes, certificates of deposit, commercial paper, stocks and warrants. The ISIN code is a 12-character alpha-numerical code that...

Issue Amount
Also referred to as "Principal Amount, "Par Amount" or "Total Amount", is the sum the issuer has to repay to investors on maturity or when the bonds are called. In the Collaborative Market Data Model this is expressed as a number.

Issuer - Legal Entity
Entity that is able to issue, register and or sell securities for the purpose of financing its operations.

Kangaroo Distribution
A Kangaroo bond is an AUD denominated bond issued in Australia, with an AU- ISIN, by a non-Australian issuer....

Leasing - Industry Sector
Companies providing lease financing services....

Legal Entity Identifier
Legal Entity Identifier or LEI is a unique identity reference code allocated to a body recognised by law as legally existing in accordance with an internationally agreed standard administered by the Regulatory Oversight Committee (ROC) of the Global Legal Entity Identifier System (GLEIS). The ROC is a stand...

Leisure, Entertainment and Hotels - Industry Sector
Comprises owners and operators of hotels, resorts, casinos and gaming facilities, betting services, cruise-ships, travel agencies, tour operators, leisure facilities, restaurants, bars, pubs, fast-food or take-out facilities and services. ...

Leveraged loan
A leveraged loan is a loan made to an entity that already has either considerable amounts of debt, a low credit rating or both.

LIBOR
London Interbank Offer Rate. An interest rate at which banks can borrow funds, in marketable size, from other banks in the London Interbank Market. The world’s most widely used benchmark for short-term interest rates. It’s important because it is the rate at which the world’s most preferred borrowers are based.

Lower Tier 2 Subordinated ranking
Order of repayment in the event of a sale or bankruptcy of the issuer.... ...  ...

Machinery - Industry Sector
Companies whose main line of business is manufacturing industrial, construction and agricultural machinery and parts....

Manufacturing - Industry Sector
The Manufacturing Industry Sector consists of companies that manufacture goods using raw materials to create a finished product....

Marketing & Advertising - Industry Sector
Companies providing advertising, marketing or public relations services....

Media and Photography - Industry sector
Companies producing film, television or radio programmes and related services. ...

Medium Term Note (MTN) - Security Type
A negotiable debt instrument that promises to pay the bearer or registered owner an amount or a number of amounts in the future....

Medium Term Note Programme
MTNs are typically issued under the terms of a standardised documentation and issuance arrangement   called Medium Term Note Programme. Distinctions are being made between programmes that operate in different markets, like for example a US domestic market MTN programme or a Euro MTN programme. See ...

Metals and Plastic Packaging - Industry Sector
Companies that manufacture products made from Metal and Plastic to be used for packaging....

Mining - Industry Sector
Companies engaged in production or extraction of metals and minerals including, nonferrous metal mining and precious metals....

Monetary Financial Institutions
Resident credit institutions under EU law

Monetary Financial Institutions (MFIs)
Central Bank, Credit Institution, Money Market Fund and Other Institution

Money Markets
A segment of the Debt Capital Market, in which vanilla, fixed and floating rate Commercial Papers, Certificates of Deposits, Bills and other notes with maturities up to one year, are traded.

MTN - Security Type
A negotiable debt instrument that promises to pay the bearer or registered owner an amount or a number of amounts in the future....

Multi Utilities - Industry Sector
Utility companies with significantly diversified activities in addition to core Electric Utility, Gas Utility and/or Water Utility operations....

Municipal Government
An urban administrative division, managed and controlled by the State as a municipality and part of the public sector.

NEU Commercial Paper


Nordic Bond Market
include all issuers from Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland.

Note - Security Type
A negotiable debt instrument that promises to pay the bearer or registered owner an amount or a number of amounts in the future.  ...  ...

Oil and Gas - Industry Sector
The Oil and Gas Industry Sector consists of companies that explore, extract and refine oil and gas. This sector does not include gas distribution....

Panda Bond Distribution
Panda Bonds allow non-Chinese issuers to tap the RMB market

Paper & Forest Products - Industry Sector
Manufacturers of timber and related wood products and all grades of paper....

Partnership
A legal entity regulated as a partnership that not owned, managed or controlled by the State and is part of the private sector.

Pharmaceuticals - Industry Sector
Companies that are primarily engaged in the production and or research and development of pharmaceuticals and veterinary drugs. ...

Power Reverse Dual Currency (PRDC) Bond
In a Power Reverse Dual Currency Bond (PRDC) the coupons rise as the foreign currency depreciates.

Principal Amount
Also referred to as "Par Amount", "Issue Amount", or "Total Amount", is the sum the issuer has to repay to investors on maturity or when the bonds are called. In the Collaborative Market Data Model this is expressed as a number.

Printing - Industry Sector
Companies providing commercial printing services, including printers primarily serving the media industry....

Private Placement
A private placement is the offering of an MTN, Note or Bond through a single dealer and typically with a single investor, as opposed to offering bonds through a syndicate of banks.

Privately owned Bank
A Bank that is not owned, managed or controlled by the State and is part of the private sector.

Privately owned Building Society
A Building Society that is not owned, managed or controlled by the State and is part of the private sector.

Privately owned Corporate
A legal entity that is not owned, managed or controlled by the State and is part of the private sector.

Privately owned Fund
A Fund that is not owned, managed or controlled by the State and is part of the private sector.

Provincial Government
An urban administrative division, managed and controlled by the State as a Province and part of the public sector.

Publicly Owned Bank
A legal entity, constituted as a corporate and licensed to operate as a bank, which is owned, managed and or controlled by the public through freely transferrable shares.

Publicly Owned Building Society
legal entity, constituted and licensed as a Building Society that is owned by its members as a mutual organisation.

Publicly Owned Corporate
legal entity, constituted as a corporate, that is owned, managed and or controlled by the public through freely transferrable shares.

Publicly Owned Fund
A legal entity, constituted as a corporate and licensed to operate as a fund, which is owned, managed and or controlled by the public through freely transferrable shares. ...  ...

Qualified institutional buyers (QIBs)
A QIBs manages at least USD100m in assets from 3rd parties. For a bank or savings and loans thrift to qualify as a QIB they need to have a net worth of at least USD25m.  ...

Ranking
Order of repayment in the event of a sale or bankruptcy of the issuer.

Real Estate - Industry Sector
The Real Estate Industry Sector consists of companies that build or acquire land, buildings, homes, and so on, either to rent, lease or sell for profit....

Regulation S
Debt Instruments sold under Regulation S (Reg S) of the United States Securities Act, are sold outside the USA and do not require registration with the SEC provided they adhere to specific conditions, including adequate protective measures to prevent the sale to US retail investors....

Religion - Industry Sector
The Religion Industry Sector consists of companies that are in the business of spreading religious beliefs....

Re-offer price
The Re-offer price is the price at which an underwriting syndicate of a debt issue sells the bonds to public investors. The syndicate will have purchased the bonds from the issuer for less than the Re-offer price, removing the issuer’s risk of not selling the entire issue. ...

Repo - Security Type
The sale and repurchase of a debt instrument for typically a short period of time....

Restaurants, Pubs and Beverages - Industry Sector
The Restaurants, Pubs and Beverages Industry Sector consists of service businesses that provide food and beverages to customers through various outlets....

Reverse Dual Currency (RDC) Bond
A Reverse Dual Currency Bond (RDC) is a negotiable debt instrument which does the reverse and pays a foreign interest rate in the investor's domestic currency.

Roadshow
Meetings within the context of a bond offering

Rule 144A
Debt Instruments sold under Rule 144A of the United States Securities Act can be offered in the U.S. to qualified institutional buyers (QIBs).

Samurai Bond distribution
Non Japanese issuers can sell bonds into Japan either as a Uridashi or a Samurai.

Schuldschein distribution
A bilateral loan under German documentation.

Securities, Security
A security is a negotiable debt or equity instrument.

Security - Industry Sector
Companies providing security and protection services, including correctional facilities, armoured transportation & guarding....

Self Led
A Debt Instrument sold by a primary market dealer that belongs to the same Group as the Issuer

Senior ranking
Order of repayment in the event of a sale or bankruptcy of the issuer....

Specialty and Other Finance - Industry Sector
Companies providing various financial services, which are not banks, servicing a niche market. ...

SSA
An administrative division, managed and controlled by the State as a sovereign and part of the public sector.

State Government
An administrative division, managed and controlled by the State as a sovereign and part of the public sector.

State Guaranteed
An entity whose debt instruments are guaranteed by the State.

State owned Bank
A Bank that is owned, managed or controlled by the State and is part of the public sector.

State owned Building Society
A Building Society that is owned, managed or controlled by the State and is part of the public sector.

State owned Corporate
legal entity, constituted as a corporate, that is owned, managed or controlled by the State.

State owned Fund
A Fund that is owned, managed or controlled by the State and is part of the public sector.

Steel & Other Metals - Industry Sector
Companies producing iron, steel and any other type of metal and related products...

Sterling Bond Market
definition can be found on the following link, GBP Bond Market.

Structure or Category
Structure or Category is a classification that is given to a Debt Instrument by a market participant.

Structured Note
Debt instrument with an option.

Subordinated ranking
Order of repayment in the event of a sale or bankruptcy of the issuer....

Sukuk Bond Distribution
Instruments structured to comply with Sharia Islamic law....

Support Services - Industry Sector
Companies providing labour services such as commercial cleaning services, dining & catering services, equipment repair services, industrial maintenance services, storage & warehousing, transaction services and other business support services....

Technology - Industry Sector
Comprises of the process of research, design, and developing various new products....

Technology Hardware, Storage & Peripherals - Industry Sector
Companies that manufacture cellular phones, personal computers, servers, electronic computer components and peripherals....

Telecommunications - Industry Sector
Companies operating fixed-line telecommunications networks, cellular or wireless telecommunication services....

Television Communication - Industry Sector
The Television – Communication Industry Sector consists of companies that provide television services through cable, fiber, or satellite. This sector does not include companies that produce television programmes....

Tier 1 Subordinated ranking
Order of repayment in the event of a sale or bankruptcy of the issuer....

Tier 3 Subordinated ranking
Order of repayment in the event of a sale or bankruptcy of the issuer....

Tobacco - Industry Sector
Manufacturers of cigarettes and other tobacco products....

Total Amount
Also referred to as "Par Amount", "Issue Amount", or "Principal Amount", is the sum the issuer has to repay to investors on maturity or when the bonds are called. In the Collaborative Market Data Model this is expressed as a number.

Trading - Industry Sector
The Trading Industry Sector consists of companies that acts as the intermediary, connecting manufacturers and retailers together....

Trading Companies & Distributors - Industry Sector
Companies involved in trading and distribution of industrial equipment and products....

Transport and Shipping - Industry Sector
The Transport and Shipping Industry Sector consists of companies that focus on the logistics of moving industrial and personals goods from point A to point B for a client....

Unknown Bank
The (Unknown Bank) Industry Sector comprises of Bank that have not yet been classified by CMDportal industry sector classifications....

Unknown Corp
Companies that have not yet been classified by CMDportal industry sector classifications....

Unknown Govt
Government institution that have not yet been classified by CMDportal industry sector classifications....

Upper Tier 2 Subordinated ranking
Order of repayment in the event of a sale or bankruptcy of the issuer....

Uridashi Bond Distribution
Non Japanese issuers can sell bonds into Japan either as a Samurai or as a Uridashi.

Utility - ndustry Sector
The Utility Industry Sector consists of companies that partake in the distribution and sale of energy or water to the final consumer....

Vanilla Note
are zero coupon, floating rate or fixed rate

Water Utilities - Industry Sector
Companies that purchase and redistribute water to the end-consumer....

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