Evaluating Financial Condition—Liquidity, Leverage, & Solvency

October 14 2020 16:00 - 17:00 UTC

This webinar on financial condition complements “How to Assess a Borrower’s Operating Performance which explained to bankers, lenders and credit professionals how to evaluate a borrower’s operating performance—revenue generation, productivity, efficiency, and profitability--disclosed in its income statement.

In this session we move on from the income statement to the balance sheet to evaluate a borrower’s liquidity, leverage and solvency. Why? A borrower with a positive operating performance and a sound financial condition is able to generate the cash flow to repay.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how liquidity, leverage, and solvency are interrelated and how they interact with operating performance and cash flow
  • Learn how to analzye and interpret internal trends in liquidity, leverage, and solvency and then compare them to industry averages to evaluate their impact on repayment ability

Topics covered in the session:

  • Liquidity—borrower’s ability to meet its short-term obligations
    o Current / Quick Ratios
    o Working Capital Analysis
  • Leverage-borrower’s ability to balance its sources of funds from creditors and owners
    o Various ratios to measure the proportion of support provided by owners and creditors
    o Ensuring matching of short-assets with short-term debt, long-term assets with L-T debt
  • Solvency-borrower’s ability to sustain its asset base, pay its obligations, and reward its owners
    o Measures for determining the ability of the firm to simultaneiously satisfy the expectations of lenders and owners while maintaining the earning assets of the firm
    o Sustainable growth vs. actual growth
  • Industry ratio comparisons to judge borrower’s financial condition relative to its peers

CPE Information:
• Prerequisites: N/A • Advanced Preparations: N/A
• Course Level: Basic • Group Internet Based Training

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  • Assessing Borrower's Financial Condition Liquidity-Leverage-Solvency.pdf
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