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‘Corona claw’ lets companies pay back bondholders early with government cash

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Companies in the US high yield market have started adding a "corona claw" provision to bond documents, allowing a big chunk of new bond issues to be paid back early if the company gets cash from the federal government. But it’s not clear yet where any public money will fit in the capital structure of leveraged corporates — and whether bondholders could end up primed by the government.

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