Legal Definition and Related Resources of Recapitalization

Meaning of Recapitalization

In relation to corporations, it means an arrangement whereby stock , bonds or other securities of the corporation are adjusted as to amount , income or property . It is a reshuffling of a capital structure within framework of an existing corporation.

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Recapitalization in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Recapitalization Definition (in the Accounting Vocabulary)

The New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants offers the following definition of Recapitalization in a way that is easy for anybody to understand: An internal reorganization of a corporation including a rearrangement of the capital structure by changing the kind of stock or the number of shares outstanding or issuing stock instead of bonds. It is distinguished from most other types of reorganization because it involves only one corporation and is usually accomplished by the surrender by shareholders of their securities for other stock or securities of a different type.





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