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- verb estimate the capital value of (a company) at an unreasonably or unlawfully high level
- verb overestimate the market value of
- verb capitalize beyond what the business or the profit-making prospects warrant
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"overcapitalise" its lenders and EBS will need to raise an additional 438 million euros by the end of February to bring its Core Tier 1 capital to 13.5 percent.
As I said ages ago on this blog: if I choose to renovate my house and overcapitalise as a result, it is my money and I can do what I like.