TOTAL CASH FROM INVESTING Definition

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TOTAL CASH FROM INVESTING shows a firms' cash inflows and outflows related to the purchase and sale of investments. Net investment cash flow equals the total cash inflows less the cash outflows from the section and can be a positive or negative number. There can be many types of investments in the investment cash flows section that affect net investment cash flow.

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BANKER'S ACCEPTANCE (BA) is a money market instrument that is issued in discounted form. A banker's acceptance is created when a bank accepts responsibility for payment of business debt by signing a letter of credit. Banker's acceptances are sold to acceptance dealers and may be resold to numerous other parties before the loan is repaid. The investor who last owns the acceptance when the debt becomes due has a right to collect from the borrower. Should the borrower default, the investor can also pursue payment from the accepting bank.

REALIZABLE VALUE is the expected proceeds from converting assets into cash.

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