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Financial structure

The way in which a company's assets are financed, such as short-term borrowings, long-term debt, and owners equity. Financial structure differs from capital structure in that capital structure accounts for long-term debt and equity only.

financial structure

financial structure

see CAPITAL STRUCTURE, CAPITAL GEARING.
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Output 1.5: Develop a comprehensive power point presentation on the concept of the impact investment fund including the financial model, and governance and financial structures.
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