Designing a solid security package: Introduction

Types of securities

5 minute read
12 January 2023


As the name suggests, each video in this series will discuss different security that a lender should consider when putting its security package together. So what does security mean in this context? Simply put, having the borrower or related parties sign documentation that gives the lender a security interest in its assets.

In this video we discuss:

  • Taking security
  • How superior rights protect the lender
  • Real property vs. personal property
  • Choosing your package

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About the series

Bankers often require security to be executed on loan transactions, but may not understand what it is, or how to identify complicating factors. This series will survey common security documents, and work through associated issues a financial professional may encounter in this space, including: guarantees, security agreements, mortgages, assignment of rents, assignment of insurance, share pledge agreements, and security agreements over intellectual property, among others.

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