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Exact search         lion Contains the word      millions
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bankrupt when liabilities exceed assets

beta (Risk index, RI) Beta is the measure of a company’s systematic risk and is used to estimate the cost of equity capital.

betterment the added value of the improvement to an insured property when it has been repaired, replaced or rebuilt following loss or damage.

bordereau a detailed schedule, that lists risks, values and premiums

breakeven (Breakeven point, breakeven sales) Breakeven is the level of sales revenue at which EBIT is zero. [At breakeven, Sales revenue – Variable cost of sales – Fixed cost of sales – Overheads = Zero]