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highly geared company

Business

firm with relatively large debts a company that has a large amount of debt in proportion to its equity.

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Definitions of ’highly geared company’ and meaning of ’highly geared company’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’highly geared company’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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