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lev·er·age

(lev'ĕr-ăj),
1. The actual lift or elevating direction of a lever or elevator.
2. The mechanical advantage gained thereby.

lev·er·age

(lev'ĕr-ăj)
Actual lift or elevating direction of a lever or elevator.
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TRA 86 also contains provisions to curb the systematic borrowing from life insurance policies to pay premiums, the cornerstone of leveraged life.
Moravec and Oien have been co-heads of leveraged finance EMEA since 2011.
banks, the Federal Reserve and the other banking regulators have already made considerable progress in identifying sound practices for dealing with highly leveraged firms and, more generally, in distilling the lessons learned during the recent episodes of market volatility and incorporating those lessons in supervisory standards and procedures.
Entering Wednesday, JNUG was the top performer on a month-to-date basis among Direxion's leveraged bullish ETFs.
Nag joins Milbank as the latest addition to the firm's growing European Leveraged Finance and Capital Markets Group in London, which includes approximately 42 attorneys (six partners, six counsel and a team of associates).
The average debt multiples on leveraged buyout (LBO) transactions for both broadly syndicated loan (BSL) and middle market (MM) deals were 6.6x and 6.4x EBITDA, respectively.
In leveraged loans, investment banks arrange and syndicate among institutional investors a loan to a company with significant existing debt.
Along with this disciplined framework for investing in leveraged funds, there are other factors that advisors need to know before diving in.
Does A Highly Leveraged Capital Structure Of A Firm Influence Its Performance A Comparative Study of High and Low Leveraged FMCG Companies in India", Indian Journal of Finance, vol.5, June.
Activity in the European leveraged finance market stabilised in September after a volatile July and August, says Moody's in the September edition of its "High Yield Interest -- European Edition" publication.
For example, Dynan (2012) found that highly leveraged homeowners had substantially larger declines in spending between 2007 and 2009 than other homeowners, despite smaller changes in net worth.
The higher this ratio, the more leveraged a bank tends to be.