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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.


(ˌriːkæpɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or


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


(riˌkæp ɪ tl əˈzeɪ ʃən)

a revision of a corporation's capital structure by an exchange of securities.


[ˌriːkæpɪtəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nrecapitalización f
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Family owned and operated companies that desire liquidity for older members of the family and, at the same time, are interested in transferring ownership to a younger generation or to management Amvest Recapitalizations A recapitalization is an alternative to a total sale or the regulatory scrutiny of a public offering.
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If the latter is the case, it is more likely that dual class recapitalizations may be more properly viewed as an efficient contracting system that consolidates voting power in the hands of managers, who, for example, may be in a better position to know the true value of the firm and hence, extract higher premiums in the event of a takeover attempt.
Consider several recapitalizations in recent years: Multimedia, Colt Industries, Owens Corning, FMC, Holiday Corp.