Can the cash conversion cycle help determine liquidity?
Abstract: A key factor when assessing whether a borrower will be able to make timely repayments of a loan is liquidity. There are several metrics lenders can use in this analysis, including the current or quick ratio. But this article focuses on the cash conversion cycle (CCC) metric. Using several hypothetical examples, it defines the CCC and explains how it works. The article points out that the CCC, as well as other liquidity metrics, can help lenders stay up to speed on ways to assess the risks — and rewards — their borrowers present.