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Restructuring

The reorganization of a company in order to attain greater efficiency and to adapt to new markets. Major corporate restructuring transactions include mergers, acquisitions, tender offers, leveraged buyouts, divestitures, spin-offs, equity carve-outs, liquidations and reorganizations.

Restructuring

The act or process of changing the terms on the assets and/or liabilities of a company. That is, a company may consolidate its debts, significantly change the size and scope of its operations, and take other measures to reduce the strain of continuing operation. Most companies restructure either as part of a bankruptcy or as an effort to avoid it. If the company is restructuring as part of a corporate bankruptcy, it is said to be in receivership.

restructuring

A significant rearrangement of a firm's assets and/or liabilities. A firm's restructuring may include discontinuing a line of business, closing several plants, and making extensive employee cutbacks. A restructuring generally entails a one-time charge against earnings. Compare debt restructuring.

restructuring

see CORPORATE RE-ENGINEERING.
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Cognitive defusion versus cognitive restructuring in the treatment of negative self-referential thoughts: An investigation of process and outcome.
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