ACCOUNTING TERMS - ACCOUNTING DICTIONARY - ACCOUNTING GLOSSARY
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RESTRUCTURING is the termination of employees and the reorganization of those remaining; can include reductions in plant and equipment. Restructuring is usually implemented to realize cost savings.
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LIVING DEAD are venture capital investments that neither fail nor are easily liquidated. These are termed the "living dead" and are judged as failures by venture capitalists.
DRAWDOWN is the magnitude of a decline in account value, either in percentage or currency terms.