deleverage

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de·lev·er·age

 (dē-lĕv′ər-ĭj, -lĕv′rĭj)
v. de·lev·er·aged, de·lev·er·ag·ing, de·lev·er·ag·es
v.intr.
To reduce debt, often by selling assets and using the proceeds to pay creditors.
v.tr.
To reduce the debt of (a corporation, for example).

deleverage

(diːˈlɛvərɪdʒ; -vrɪdʒ)
vb
finance to reduce the ratio of debt capital to equity capital in an organization or (of an organization) to reduce the ratio of debt capital to equity capital
deˈleveraging n
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Only five countries studied have deleveraged since the global financial crisis -- Israel by the most, having reduced its national debt by 22 percentage points.
But the inevitable consequence was that, while Japanese companies slowly deleveraged, public debt rose to 245% of GDP.
An additional 325 million (Au261million) of gross loans have been deleveraged at par value since March 2013, through redemptions or refinancing from third parties.
An additional e1/4325 million (Au261million) of gross loans have been deleveraged at par value since March 2013, through redemptions or refinancing from third parties.
By 2013, all 38 had massively deleveraged, and now even the highest-metro-DTI averages are below 2.
They analyze why the US took on so much debt, how the debt will be reduced, deleveraged, and the costs of that deleveraging, in an effort to provide a clear strategic context for investors seeking long-term opportunities within today's uncertainty and confusion.
The bulletin also describes the most common types of structured notes, including step-up bonds, index amortizing notes, dual index notes, deleveraged bonds, range bonds and inverse floaters.