What Is Cash & Cash Equivalents (CCE)

Patrick Curtis

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Cash & Cash Equivalents (CCE) is an accounting term found on the Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement of a company. It is simply the total amount of cash and assets which are equivalent to cash (savings accounts, liquidity lines etc) that are held by the company. The purpose of the Cash Flow Statement is converting entries in the Income Statement into Cash & Cash Equivalents, in order to feed into the Balance Sheet.

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Patrick Curtis is a member of WSO Editorial Board which helps ensure the accuracy of content across top articles on Wall Street Oasis. He has experience in investment banking at Rothschild and private equity at Tailwind Capital along with an MBA from the Wharton School of Business. He is also the founder and current CEO of Wall Street Oasis. This content was originally created by member WallStreetOasis.com and has evolved with the help of our mentors.