total assets

Definition

The final amount of all gross investments, cash and equivalents, receivables, and other assets as they are presented on the balance sheet.

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  • The investors review the company's total assets before determining whether or not the business has enough existing value to make an investment.

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  • The final box on the balance sheet was reserved to show the total assets of each company that was being considered for merging.

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  • My total assets as listed on a balance sheet would include cash holdings, real estate, receivables, tangible goods, intangible goods, and any other material or investment that has value to the company.

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