ASSET REVERSION Definition

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ASSET REVERSION is asset recovery by the sponsoring employer through termination of a defined benefit pension fund and/or of assets in excess of amounts required to pay accrued benefits of a pension fund. In the U.S., assets recovered through reversion are subject to corporate income tax and an excise tax.

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CORPORATE BOND is evidence of debt owed by a corpora­tion, issued for the purpose of borrowing money, and promising to return the face value of borrowed money at maturity. Corporate bonds usually pay interest at regular intervals twice each year.

ACTIVITY RATIO is any accounting ratio that measures a firms ability to convert different accounts within their balance sheets into cash or sales.

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