Liquidation value

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Liquidation value

Net amount that could be realized by selling the assets of a firm after paying the debt.

Abandonment Value

The value of an asset if it were sold immediately and all debts associated with it were repaid. That is, the abandonment value is what would be left over after an asset is sold and all the bills were paid. It is also called the liquidation value. See also: Market Price.

Net Asset Value

In stocks and businesses, an expression of the underlying value of the company. That is, it is a statement of the value of the company's assets minus the value of its liabilities. One way of thinking about the net asset value is that it is the underlying value of a company, not the value dictated by the supply and demand of shares or its market capitalization. It is also called the book value.
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Before mortgage bankers can fully grasp liquidation value, it's important to have a clear understanding of market value.
Another problem is the actual calculation of the liquidation value for purposes of this safe harbor.
The concepts of going concern value and liquidation value also can lead to interesting predicaments.
2) By requiring liquidation value, it appears that lack of marketability and minority interest discounts may not apply.
Figure 2 illustrates holding value and liquidation value using data from Table 1.
We dropped 22 firms because they did not provide sufficient information to determine liquidation value.
108-8(b)(2), partnerships satisfying four safe-harbor requirements are allowed to use liquidation value to determine the amount of DOI income in a partnership debt-for-equity transfer.
The board also declared a cash dividend on its 8% Series C cumulative redeemable perpetual preferred stock ($25 liquidation value per depositary share, each representing 1/100th of a share of preferred stock) equal to $0.
One report gave the liquidation value of the assets in case the banks had to sell them to a third party.