recapitalization

noun

re·​cap·​i·​tal·​i·​za·​tion (ˌ)rē-ˌka-pə-tə-lə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce recapitalization (audio)
-ˌkap-tə-
: a revision of the capital structure of a corporation

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web European cinema chain Vue International has received approval from its lenders to receive a further £75 million ($88 million) to fund recapitalization of the company. K.j. Yossman, Variety, 30 Aug. 2022 Small also spearheaded the recapitalization of the company in December 2020 through investments from Amblin’s equity and banking partners. Rebecca Rubin, Variety, 28 July 2022 The recapitalization will help Vue raise £75 million of additional liquidity. Manori Ravindran, Variety, 14 July 2022 Change cannot happen overnight, and Washington policymakers may underestimate the methodical planning, training, and recapitalization required to keep a changing Coast Guard safe and in the air. Craig Hooper, Forbes, 7 June 2022 In stark contrast to the Navy, the Coast Guard has worked through a tough fleet recapitalization. Craig Hooper, Forbes, 23 May 2022 Geely’s timely recapitalization of the Swedish automaker funded the can’t-tell-’em-apart product strategy that today brings us the fetching Volvo C40 Recharge, an all-electric compact crossover hatchback. Dan Neil, WSJ, 22 Apr. 2022 Because the property recently went through a $100 million recapitalization and renovation paid for with Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, rent control doesn’t apply to the building. J.k. Dineen, San Francisco Chronicle, 1 Mar. 2022 Because the property recently went through a $100 million recapitalization and renovation paid for with Low-Income Housing Tax Credits, rent control doesn’t apply to the building. J.k. Dineen, San Francisco Chronicle, 1 Mar. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1920, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of recapitalization was in 1920

Dictionary Entries Near recapitalization

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“Recapitalization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recapitalization. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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