CAPITAL ADEQUACY is a measure of the financial strength of a bank or securities firm, usually expressed as a ratio of its capital to its assets. For banks, there is now a worldwide capital adequacy standard, drawn up by the Basle Committee of the Bank for International Settlements. This ratio requires banks to have capital equal to 8 per cent of their assets.
CAPITAL CONTRIBUTION is cash or property acquired by a corporation from a shareholder without the receipt of additional stock.
TRIPLE NET (NNN) is a lease that includes on top of the basic rent, a share of the real property taxes, insurance, and maintenance. "Triple-net-leases are standard in commercial property leases in shopping centers and malls. Usually done under a limited partnership, resulting in lower risk for investors.
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