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English definition of “solvency margin”

solvency margin

noun [C]    
ACCOUNTING the amount of money or assets that a company has after debts are taken away: The bank yesterday confirmed its solvency margin was still positive .
INSURANCE the amount of capital that an insurance company has in relation to probable claims (= money paid to those who have bought insurance ): The insurer came close to breaching its technical solvency margin . → Compare capital adequacy
(Definition of solvency margin noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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