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Z Score Model

See Also: Financial Distress Costs Insolvency Bankruptcy Code What is Inflation? Recession Definition Altman Z Score Model Definition The Altman Z Score model, defined as a financial model to predict the likelihood of bankruptcy in a company, was created by Edward I. Altman. Altman was a professor at the Leonard N. Stern School of Business

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Reorganization Definition

See Also: Debtor in Possession Financial Distress Costs Insolvency Reorganization Definition Reorganization is when a bankrupt company restructures its debt obligations without going out of business. During reorganization, the debtor retains ownership of its assets and continues business operations. The debtor then renegotiates the terms of its debt obligations to creditors. If a company is

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Other People’s Money

Other People’s Money (OPM) In finance, other people’s money, or OPM, is a slang term that refers to financial leverage. Other people’s money refers to borrowed capital that is used to increase the potential returns as well as the risks of an investment. OPM can be used by individuals or by corporations. Using other people’s

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Adjusted Present Value (APV) Method of Valuation

See Also: Valuation Methods Net Present Value Method Internal Rate of Return Method NPV vs IRR Capitalization Adjusted Present Value (APV) Method of Valuation is the net present value of a project if financed solely by equity (present value of un-leveraged cash flows) plus the present value of all the benefits of financing. Use this

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Insolvency Definition

See Also: Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Costs Bankruptcy Information Fixed Charge Coverage Ratio Analysis Insolvency Definition Insolvency is the inability to pay debts when they are due. It also occurs when a company’s liabilities exceed the value of its assets, if you cannot readily cover these the assets into cash to repay debts.

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Financial Distress Costs

See Also: Financial Accounting Standards Board Financial Instruments Hedging Risk Financial Ratios Finance Beta Definition Financial Distress Costs In finance, consider a company to be in financial distress when it is having difficulty making payments to creditors. Financial distress may lead to bankruptcy. The more debt a company uses to finance its operations the more

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Debtor in Possession

Debtor in Possession A debtor in possession, or DIP, is a company undergoing a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization. In Chapter 11 bankruptcy, the debtor remains in possession of its assets and continues normal business operations while reorganizing debt obligations and repayment plans. This is in contrast to a Chapter 7 liquidation, in which the debtor’s

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Bankruptcy Information

See Also: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Code Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Costs Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Courts – Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Information Bankruptcy is the legal condition of being unable to repay debts. It can apply to individuals or organizations. There are two types of bankruptcy: voluntary and involuntary. Voluntary bankruptcy occurs when the debtor,

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Bankruptcy Courts

Bankruptcy Courts All bankruptcies are filed in bankruptcy courts when they are located in the United States. Bankruptcy Courts are also subunits of U.S. District Courts. In addition, every U.S. District Court has a bankruptcy court. Applicable federal and state laws then determine bankruptcy proceedings. The US Courts website states that, “Bankruptcy helps people who

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Bankruptcy Costs

See Also: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Courts Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Code Bankruptcy Information Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Costs The more debt a company takes on, the more it risks being unable to meet its financial obligations to creditors. A highly leveraged firm is more vulnerable to a decrease in profitability. Therefore

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Bankruptcy Code

See Also: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Costs Bankruptcy Courts Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Information Bankruptcy Code U.S. bankruptcy laws are stated in U.S. Code Title 11 also referred to as the Bankruptcy Code. The code consists of several chapters outlining different bankruptcy categories and procedures. Based on the debtor’s

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Bankruptcy Chapter 7

See Also: Bankruptcy Information Chapter 12 Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Code Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Costs Bankruptcy Courts Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Bankruptcy Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Chapter 7 is a type of bankruptcy proceeding outlined in the Bankruptcy Code. More specifically, Chapter 7 is a liquidation procedure. When a financially distressed entity files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the

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