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Definition of

parallel loan


arrangement for two matching loans in different currencies an arrangement in which two companies in different countries borrow offsetting amounts in each other's currency and each repays it at a specific future date in its domestic currency. Such a loan, often between a company and its foreign subsidiary, eliminates the risk of loss from exchange rate fluctuations.

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