recapitalization
noun Date: 1920 a revision of the capital structure of a corporation

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  • recapitalization — (Amer.) n. act of refinancing, act of changing the financial structure (also recapitalisation)re·cap·i·tal·i·za·tion || rɪː‚kæpɪtÉ™lÉ™ zeɪʃn / laɪ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • recapitalization — recapitalize re‧cap‧i‧tal‧ize [riːˈkæpɪtl aɪz] also recapitalise verb [intransitive, transitive] FINANCE 1. to increase the amount of capital that a company has: • The nine airlines want $436.1 million in short term loans to recapitalize the… …   Financial and business terms

  • recapitalization — A change in the capitalization of a corporation, especially upon reorganization, by increase or decrease in number of shares of stock or of a particular issue of stock, sometimes providing for preferred stock, at other times, eliminating… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Recapitalization — Restructuring a company s debt and equity mixture, most often with the aim of making a company s capital structure more stable. Essentially, the process involves the exchange of one form of financing for another, such as removing preferred shares …   Investment dictionary

  • recapitalization — In the USA, the process of changing the balance of the debt and equity financing of a company without changing the total amount of capital. Recapitalization is often required as part of reorganization of a company under bankruptcy legislation …   Accounting dictionary

  • recapitalization — In the USA, the process of changing the balance of debt and equity financing of a company without changing the total amount of capital Recapitalization is often required as part of reorganization of a company under bankruptcy legislation …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • recapitalization — /ree kap i tl euh zay sheuhn/, n. a revision of a corporation s capital structure by an exchange of securities. [1925 30; RE + CAPITALIZATION] * * * …   Universalium

  • recapitalization — noun A restructuring of a companys mixture of equity and debt See Also: recapitalize …   Wiktionary

  • recapitalization — re·cap·i·tal·iza·tion …   English syllables

  • recapitalization — re•cap•i•tal•i•za•tion [[t]riˌkæp ɪ tl əˈzeɪ ʃən[/t]] n. a revision of a corporation s capital structure by an exchange of securities • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

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