Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment - FF&E

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DEFINITION of 'Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment - FF&E'

Movable furniture, fixtures or other equipment that are have no permanent connection to the structure of a building or utilities. These items depreciate substantially but definitely are important costs to consider when valuing a company, especially in liquidation.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment - FF&E'

Examples of FF&E include desks, chairs, computers, electronic equipment, tables, bookcases and partitions.

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