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The process of carrying out, through agreements and legal proceedings, a business plan for winding up the affairs of, or foreclosing a mortgage upon, the property of a corporation that has become insolvent.

Reorganization is ordinarily accomplished by way of a Judicial Sale of the property of the corporation. The purchasers then often form a new corporation to which substantially all assets of the old are transferred.




n. the implementation of a business plan to restructure a corporation, which may include transfers of stock between shareholders of two corporations in a merger. In bankruptcy, a corporation in deep financial trouble may be given time to reorganize while protected from creditors by the bankruptcy court. The theory is that if the business is able to get on its feet the creditors will eventually collect. (See: corporation, merger, bankruptcy)


noun alteration, amelioration, betterment, change, conversion, improvement, melioration, overhauling, readjustment, rearrangement, rebuilding, reconstitution, reconstruction, rectification, reformation, rehabilitation, remaking, remodeling, restoration, restructuring, revising, revision, transformation
Associated concepts: bankruptcy, corporate reorganization
See also: development, progress, reclassification, reconversion, rehabilitation, repair, replacement
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Best has withdrawn the FSR of A- (Excellent) and ICR of "a-" of CGRM (Compagnie Generale de Reassurance de Monte Carlo) (Monaco) and assigned an NR-5 to the FSR and an "nr" to the ICR, as this company was dissolved in 2009 as part of a corporate re-organization.
As part of its corporate re-organization in 1998, Toreador made a strategic commitment to focus on the implementation of technology tools that would enable it to more efficiently manage its portfolio of oil and gas assets with the goal of keeping overhead costs to a minimum.
where he managed Luscar's legal requirements and assisted in the $1 billion dollar IPO and corporate re-organization of Luscar in 2006.
Although the companies had hoped to conclude an agreement the emergence of a number of material issues, including tax and possible corporate re-organization, has led to a suspension of discussions.

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