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Portuguese translation: desalavancagem

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English term or phrase:deleverage
Portuguese translation:desalavancagem
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15:54 Nov 28, 2008
English to Portuguese translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Finance (general)
Additional field(s): Business/Commerce (general), Investment / Securities
English term or phrase: deleverage
Definition from Investopedia:
A company's attempt to decrease its financial leverage. The best way for a company to delever is to immediately pay off any existing debt on its balance sheet. If it is unable to do this, the company will be in significant risk of defaulting.

Example sentence(s):
  • The Federal Reserve Chairman told an audience at the Chicago Federal Reserve Thursday that financial outfits need to deleverage and improve their ability to manage risk. Forbes.com
  • As leveraged investors begin to feel pain in their portfolios, not only do they begin to question broader risk exposure in a much more meaningful manner, but many are both forced to and many choose to deleverage, at least for a period, to stop the short term hemorrhaging. Gold Digest
  • American Restaurant Group, Inc. Reaches Agreement With Noteholders To Deleverage Its Balance Sheet. Goliath
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desalavancagem
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A desalavancagem é o processo de redução da alavancagem. A alavancagem expressa a relação entre o capital de uma empresa e a quantidade total de recursos que capta no mercado sob a forma de empréstimo, sendo a desalavancagem, portanto, a tentativa de minorar esta relação, diminuindo os riscos para a empresa.
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desalavancagem


Definition from own experience or research:
A desalavancagem é o processo de redução da alavancagem. A alavancagem expressa a relação entre o capital de uma empresa e a quantidade total de recursos que capta no mercado sob a forma de empréstimo, sendo a desalavancagem, portanto, a tentativa de minorar esta relação, diminuindo os riscos para a empresa.

Example sentence(s):
  • Nada mais natural, portanto, que tomar os exóticos mercados emergentes como objeto preferencial de "desalavancagem", quando algo de podre emergiu no reino asiático, a partir das dificuldades de Tailândia, Malásia, Indonésia e - quem diria - os tigres Hong Kong e Coréia - Unicamp  
  • Esses riscos advém de um processo que chamamos "cascata de desalavancagem". Ou seja, uma liquidação de ativos ao redor do mundo para fazer frente às "chamadas de margem" que advém das perdas que atingem todos os mercados concomitantemente. - EconoBrasil  
  • O presidente do Banco Central Europeu (BCE), Jean-Claude Trichet, disse que a desalavancagem rápida dos bancos e as condições apertadas do crédito "podem ter impactos substanciais" na economia real. - Finance One  

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Richard Lee
Brazil
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