Definition of recapitalization in US English:


(British recapitalisation)


  • See recapitalize

    • ‘The recovery is on track, the current-account surplus is healthy, capital flows are strong, companies are restructuring and the recapitalization of banks is almost complete.’
    • ‘A private guarantor would do this by identifying and forcing the recapitalization of troubled institutions as soon as they weaken.’
    • ‘The recapitalization of banks is to be financed by selling the assets of bankrupt companies, but this process has barely started.’
    • ‘‘We are exploring a whole range of alternatives, from recapitalization to selling everything,’ he says.’
    • ‘Meanwhile, the Italian government has earmarked 750 million euros in its 2005 budget for the company's recapitalization.’