cash pile

cash pile ˈcash pile noun [countable usually singular] FINANCE
another name for cash mountain:

• The company is sitting on (= has ) a large cash pile that could be used for acquisitions.

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cash pile UK US (also cashpile) noun [C, usually singular] (also cash mountain)
INFORMAL FINANCE a large amount of money that a company has, which it can use to buy other companies, assets, etc.: »

The group has a cash pile of more than $88m.


a $12m/£398m, etc. cashpile


The bank, which is sitting on a cash pile of £2 billion, has a record of completing successful mergers.

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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