Chapter

Fixed Assets

Hrishikes Bhattacharya

in Banking Strategy, Credit Appraisal, and Lending Decisions

Second edition

Published in print October 2011 | ISBN: 9780198074106
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080861 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074106.003.0005
Fixed Assets

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Fixed assets are the only type of assets which contribute to the profitability of a business. This chapter discusses various types of fixed assets — land and buildings, factory shed location, plant and machinery, furniture and fixtures, and motor vehicles. A lender needs to make a thorough analysis of fixed assets of an enterprise as the ultimate repayment capacity of the borrower lies on the proper functioning of the fixed assets.

Keywords: land; buildings; factory; machinery; furniture; motor vehicles; depreciation; appreciation; capital work-in-progress

Chapter.  4435 words. 

Subjects: Financial Markets

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