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  • Zombie

    A company that has received capital from investors but has only generated sufficient revenues and cash flow to maintain its operations without significant growth. Typically, a venture capitalist has to make a difficult decision as to whether to kill off a zombie or continue to invest funds in the ...

    Financial services;
  • High Yield Debt

    Debt issued via public offering or public placement (Rule 144A) that is rated below investment grade by S&P or Moody's. This means that the debt is rated below the top four rating categories (i.e. S&P BB+, Moody's Ba2 or below). The lower rating is indicative of higher risk of default, and ...

    Financial services;
  • Yellow Snow Deal

    A deal that goes so bad it's like "eating yellow snow".

    Financial services;
  • Write Down

    A decrease in the reported value of an asset or a company.

    Financial services;
  • Write Off

    A decrease in the reported value of an asset or a company to zero.

    Financial services;
  • Write Up

    An increase in the reported value of an asset or a company.

    Financial services;
  • Net Worth

    The difference between the assets and liabilities of an individual or an entity. If an investor owns stocks, bonds, a house, and other assets worth $2 million and has liabilities of $500,000 (including mortgage amounts and accrued taxes on appreciated assets stated at fair market value), then the ...

    Accounting;
  • Wipeout Bridge

    A short term financing that has onerous features whereby if the company does not secure additional long term financing within a certain time frame, the bridge investor gains ownership control of the company. See Bridge financing.

    Financial services;
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