Leverage

Business / Loan / Leverage: Using long-term debt to secure funds for an organization. In the social investment world, often refers to financial participation by other private, public or individual sources.

Financial Leverage Clientele

Business / Finance / Financial Leverage Clientele: Use of debt to increase the expected return on equity. Financial leverage is measured by the ratio of debt to debt plus equity. MORE

Leverage Clientele

Business / Finance / Leverage Clientele: A group of shareholders who, because of their personal leverage, seek to invest in corporations that maintain a compatible degree of corporate leverage. MORE

Unleveraged Required Return

Business / Finance / Unleveraged Required Return: The use of borrowed funds to finance less than 50% of a purchase of assets. In a leveraged program borrowed funds are used to finance more than 50%. MORE

Leveraged Recapitalization

Business / Finance / Leveraged Recapitalization: Often used in risk arbitrage. A public company takes on significant additional debt with the purpose of either paying an extraordinary dividend or repurchasing shares, leaving the public shareholders MORE

Unleveraged Program

Business / Finance / Unleveraged Program: The beta of an unleveraged required return (i.e., no debt) on an investment when the investment is financed entirely by equity. MORE

Financial Leverage Ratios

Business / Finance / Financial Leverage Ratios: A group of investors who have a preference for investing in firms that adhere to a particular financial leverage policy. MORE

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