Explanation: Capital Expenditure (CapEx)

CapEx stands for "Capital Expenditure", also known colloquially as "investment costs". The term refers to the financial resources that a company spends on the acquisition, optimization or maintenance of longer-term assets. These include, for example, property, plant and machinery, operating and office equipment or vehicle fleets.

This long-term expenditure is intended to maintain or increase the company's performance. Examples of CapEx investments include the purchase of a factory building or improvements to buildings and equipment that contribute to improving performance in the long term.

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