debt capital


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  • Debt capital — is the capital that a business raises by taking out a loan. It is a loan made to a company that is normally repaid at some future date. Debt capital differs[1] from equity or share capital because subscribers to debt capital do not become part… …   Wikipedia

  • debt capital — see capital Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • debt capital — money from external sources used to finance a business. See also equity capital. Glossary of Business Terms * * * debt capital debt capital ➔ capital * * * debt capital UK US noun [U] ► ACCOUNTING, FINANCE money that a company borrows from banks …   Financial and business terms

  • debt capital — foreign capital, funds that a business borrows from foreign sources …   English contemporary dictionary

  • debt/capital ratio — UK US (also debt to capital ratio) noun [C] (ABBREVIATION D/C ratio) ► FINANCE a company s debt as a percentage of its capital as a whole, used to calculate if it has borrowed too much, if it can borrow more, etc.: »The company has a financial… …   Financial and business terms

  • capital — cap·i·tal 1 adj [Latin capitalis, from caput head, a person s life (as forfeit)] 1 a: punishable by death capital murder b: involving execution a capital case 2 [Medieval Latin capitalis chief, principal, from Latin …   Law dictionary

  • Capital Subscription Fund — Capital Subscription FundA Capital Subscription Fund is method of funding used for listed companies whereby a facility is provided in exchange for ordinary stock in the company, typically at an agreed discount to the market price. The facility… …   Wikipedia

  • capital — the total owned and borrowed funds in a business. Glossary of Business Terms (1) Usually refers to the total of the equity accounts in a firm. For a bank, the equity accounts are common and preferred stock, surplus, and undivided profits. For… …   Financial and business terms

  • Capital — Money invested in a firm. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * capital cap‧i‧tal [ˈkæptl] noun [uncountable] 1. ECONOMICS money or property used to produce wealth: • Countries around the world are hungry for capital and economic… …   Financial and business terms

  • Capital Gearing — The degree to which a company acquires assets or to which it funds its ongoing operations with long or short term debt. Capital gearing will differ between companies and industries, and will often change over time. Capital gearing is also known… …   Investment dictionary

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