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Which of the following is correct?

In the case of "their" being granted a bond the deal will go through.

or:

In the case of "them" being granted a bond the deal will go through.

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"them" is correct. That is because the verb "granted" requires an object. "their" is a possessive, and cannot be used as an object.

It can be a bit confusing because "grant" can be both a verb and a noun. This kind of thing even catches people all the time. "their" would be OK in the following sentence: "In the case of their receipt of a grant of a bond, the deal will go through."

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    The object of the verb "granted" is "a bond," not either "them" or "their," and so your stated reason for preferring "them" is quite irrelevant. The possessive choice here is perfectly proper; the only real question is whether it is too proper, too formal, for the intended context and register. – Brian Donovan Jun 29 '14 at 16:20

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