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Enterprise Value (EV) is a measure of a company's total value or the market value. EV is a more comprehensive and realistic valuation tool than equity market capitalization since the latter does not include a company's debt component Continue Reading
Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2017 aims to restrain economic offenders from leaving the country. A Fugitive economic offender is defined as any individual against whom an arrest warrant has been issued by any court in India for economic offence and who Continue Reading
The government has introduced Viability Gap Funding (VGF) to promote implementation of more economically justifiable but financially unviable infrastructure projects. The lack of financial viability usually arises from long gestation periods, unattractive future cash flows and the inability to increase Continue Reading
A Non-performing asset (NPA) is a loan account where the interest and/or principal have remained overdue for a period of 90 days or more. Bills purchased and discounted which remain overdue for a period of 90 days or more are also Continue Reading
A bond is a debt instrument, normally issued by governments and corporates, with an attached coupon rate. The bond pays an annual interest and redeems the principal on maturity. Yield is the money that investors earn on their investment. Yield Continue Reading
The Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are defined under the MSMED Act 2006. For manufacturing units, the classification is based on investment in plant and machinery.    Micro enterprise - Investment upto Rs 25 lakh; Small- Exceeding Rs 25 lakh upto Continue Reading
A moratorium period, also known as EMI holiday, is the grace time allowed to the borrower when he is not required to make any repayment of principal and interest. It is a waiting period before which payment of EMIs begins. Continue Reading
The marginal cost of lending rate (MCLR) is the internal benchmark or the minimum interest rate below which a bank cannot lend. Banks add a credit risk premium, also called spread, over and above the MCLR to calculate their actual Continue Reading
Certain companies, also called exempted establishments, are permitted to establish and manage their own private PF schemes, subject to regulations prescribed under the Employees Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952. These private trusts are regulated by the EPFO and have Continue Reading
Private equity is composed of funds from institutional investors and high networth individuals for long term investment in private companies or for acquiring control of distressed and non profit making public companies. PE funds look to invest in mature companies Continue Reading
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