LOAN RESTRUCTURING

Restructured loans are those loans whose terms have been modified, because of deterioration in the financial condition of the borrower, to provide for a reduction of either interest or principal or any part of the original terms of the loan. A New loan that replaces the outstanding balance on an older loan, and is paid over a longer period, usually with a lower installment amount. Loans are commonly rescheduled to accommodate a borrower in financial difficulty and, thus, to avoid a default.