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What is Capital Structure?

 , updated on July 13, 2023
Capital structure is the source of a firm's capital including common equity, preferred equity, retained earnings and debt instruments such as bonds. In other words, capital structure describes the contractual structure of any money that has been put into a business.
Overview: Capital Structure
Definition (1)
The financing arrangements for a firm's assets.
Definition (2)
The financial structure of money that's been invested in a business.
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Financial Management

This is the complete list of articles we have written about financial management.
Budget Control
Budget Risk
Business Costs
Budget Planning
Conflict Of Interest
Cost Contingency
Cost Control
Cost Escalation
Capital Budgeting
Cost Management
Cost Overrun
Business Ethics
Contingency Budget
Financial Controls
Contract Risk
Financial Risk
Matching Principle
Operating Expenses
Refinancing Risk
Risk Management
Management Controls
Reputational Risk
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