# Maturity factoring

## Factoring arrangement that provides collection and insurance of accounts receivable. |

## Similar financial terms

Term to maturityThe term to maturity of a bond, commonly referred to as maturity or term, is the number of years over which the issuer has promised to meet the conditions of the obligation set out in the bond indenture. The maturity of a bond refers to the date that the debt will cease to exist, at which time the issuer will redeem the bond by paying the principal (or face value).

Yield to maturity

The total yield on a bond obtained by equating the bond's current market value to the discounted cash flows promised by the bond. Also referred to as actuarial yield or just yield.

Weighted average remaining maturity

The average remaining term of the mortgages underlying a MBS.

Weighted average maturity

The Weighted average maturity (WAM) of a MBS is the weighted average of the remaining terms to maturity of the mortgages underlying the collateral pool at the date of issue, using as the weighting factor the balance of each of the mortgages as of the issue date.

Time to maturity

The time remaining until a financial contract expires. Also called time until expiration.

Stated maturity

For the CMO tranche, the date the last payment would occur at zero CPR.

Return-to-maturity expectations

A variant of pure expectations theory which suggests that the return that an investor will realize by rolling over short-term bonds to some investment horizon will be the same as holding a zero-coupon bond with a maturity that is the same as that investment horizon.

Remaining maturity

The length of time remaining until a bond's maturity.

Projected maturity date

With CMOs, final payment at the end of the estimated cash flow window.

Original maturity

Maturity at issue. For example, a five year note has an original maturity of 5 years; one year later it has a maturity of 4 years.

Maturity spread

The spread between any two maturity sectors of the bond market.

Maturity phase

A phase of company development in which earnings continue to grow at the rate of the general economy.

Maturity

For a bond, the date on which the principal is required to be repaid. In an interest rate swap, the date that the swap stops accruing interest.

Balloon maturity

Any large principal payment due at maturity for a bond or loan with or without a a sinking fund requirement.

Current maturity

Current time to maturity on an outstanding debt instrument.

Old-line factoring

Factoring arrangement that provides collection, insurance, and finance for accounts receivable.