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English definition of “direct liquidation”

direct liquidation

noun [U]     FINANCE
a situation in which assets of a bankrupt company are sold directly rather than through another organization: We are interested in finding vendors interested in bidding on technology auctions and direct liquidation sales of used computer hardware.
(Definition of direct liquidation noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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