recapitalization


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re·cap·i·tal·ize

 (rē-kăp′ĭ-tl-īz′)
tr.v. re·cap·i·tal·ized, re·cap·i·tal·iz·ing, re·cap·i·tal·iz·es
To change the capital structure of (a corporation).

re·cap′i·tal·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.

recapitalization

(ˌriːkæpɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

racapitalisation

n
(Commerce) the process of changing the way a company manages its financial affairs, for example by borrowing money or reissuing shares

re•cap•i•tal•i•za•tion

(riˌkæp ɪ tl əˈzeɪ ʃən)

n.
a revision of a corporation's capital structure by an exchange of securities.
[1925–30]
Translations

recapitalization

[ˌriːkæpɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nrecapitalización f
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A recapitalization allows company owners to sell part of their business while retaining operating control and a significant portion of the equity for future appreciation.
Yellow Media announced today that its proposed recapitalization has been approved by the requisite majority of its debtholders and shareholders at their respective meetings, both of which were held earlier today in Montreal.
Macklowe Properties has bought out its preferred equity partner for the General Motors Building in what sources familiar with the deal say is the opening step in a recapitalization of the property.
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A sample of 114 firms that announced the adoption of dual equity class voting structures between 1979 and 1987 is used to look for evidence of changes in board of director composition, debt leverage, and dividend policy around the time of a dual class recapitalization.
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Recently, the Tax Court ruled that a recapitalization prior to the effective date of Chapter 14, in which shareholders exchanged voting shares of common stock for the same number of nonvoting shares, resulted in taxable gifts at the time of the recapitalization (Bosca, TC Memo 1998-251).