Monthly Archives: September 2012

Bid Bonds

Friday, September 7th, 2012

BID (TENDER) BONDS This is a debt secured by a bidder for a construction project or other large ‘project’ on a tender based selection process for providing a guarantee to the potential client that the bidder will take on the contract if selected. If they decline to accept the contract the bond is forfeited, unless […]

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Parent Company Guarantees

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Parent Company Guarantees A parent company guarantee (PCG) is a promise to answer a liability being a debt or default of another ….. in construction terms the parent company will be answering the debt or default of a contractor, noting that PCG’s are used in a variety of procurement situations, including outsourcing contracts. The essential […]

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Monday, September 3rd, 2012

The complex world of Bonds – a business briefing. The word ‘Bond’ is regularly used in procurement, often with regard to construction projects or capital equipment procurement. In order to apply, and include Bonds effectively in contracts, requires specialist knowledge, particularly, but not exclusively, by procurement. We are dedicating this whole week of Risk briefing […]

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