Bridge to bond
From ACT Wiki
A bridge to bond facility is an interim borrowing facility used during the period when a bond issue is in process, but has not yet been completed.
Rapid start for National Express
- "The National Express treasury team's year got off to a rapid start, having pre-funded its £350m bond maturing in January through the use of a £350m bridge to bond and subsequent issuance of a £400m seven-year bond in November 2016, paying a coupon of 2.5%."
- The Treasurer magazine, February 2018, p25 - Deals of the Year.