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Clean Balance Sheet

Somewhat informal; a company with little or no debt. Clean balance sheets are seen as desirable for many investors as they represent little risk. However, maintaining a clean balance sheet is not always possible, particularly if a company's revenues are highly seasonal.

clean balance sheet

A balance sheet with only a small amount of debt in relation to assets.
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On the demand side, the loan surge was facilitated by many low-income countries' comparatively clean balance sheets. The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Initiative by the Paris Club of official creditors and multilateral institutions had written off (forgiven) a substantial share (in some cases nearly all) of the prior external debts.
A possible byproduct of the cooling of borrowing could be investors' return to smaller names in tech that have clean balance sheets and are developing fundamental technologies, the report adds.
Several E&Ps emerged from restructurings in 2016 and 2017, with clean balance sheets and improved credit profiles.
Only sound and healthy banks with clean balance sheets can reliably finance economic growth.
Banks must have clean balance sheets and enough capital, before the private sector will find it 'convenient' to invest, he told CNBC.
Third, Turkish banks have clean balance sheets and ample liquidity.
EM carry trades are supported by global central banks, growth differentials, the fading risk of a hard landing in China, clean balance sheets and positioning," Barclays Capital said in a note.
We like companies in strong financial condition that have clean balance sheets. We like companies with niche products or services that can't be duplicated--they make for superior competitive positions and industry leaders.
We are still however a long way from clean balance sheets and the end of deleveraging in the US and elsewhere.
And US Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner this week announced his plans to buy up banks' toxic assets in order to clean balance sheets and get money flowing back to the economy.
Fine Gael urged the Government to set up "good banks" with clean balance sheets within each bank.
Let banks get smaller, let some go away, let banks consolidate and let new banks to be created with clean balance sheets and current forward looking underwriting information.