underleveraged


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underleveraged

(ˌʌndəˈlɛvərɪdʒd)
adj
(Commerce) (of a business organization) having an excessively low ratio of debt capital to equity capital
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QINVEST is Qatar's leading private investment group and one of the region's most prominent Islamic financial institutions "Its prudent investment approach, stringent provisioning policy and underleveraged balance sheet has provided stability amid regional uncertainties," the statement said.
QInvest's prudent investment approach, stringent provisioning policy, and underleveraged balance sheet have provided stability amid regional uncertainties, its spokesman said.
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Its C-corp structure means distributions are taxed at the corporate level first, so the fund is underleveraged to its index by roughly 35% (the effective corporate tax rate).