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  • Every concern they bought was overcapitalised to begin with; I doubt if two hundred million dollars 'worth of honest dollars was ever put into the Steel Trust properties, and they capitalised it at a billion, and now they've raised it to a billion and a half!

    The Moneychangers

  • Trolley, too, might be overcapitalised, and Union Cordage might also be in the hands of a piratical clique; but the demand for trolley lines was growing every day, and cordage products were not going out of fashion by any means.

    The Spenders A Tale of the Third Generation

  • I don't think it would be right to say that we are overcapitalised given the high levels of capital expenditure announced, '' he said.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • So much has the market's view of Rio's financial position changed in the past two years, its chief financial officer, Guy Elliott, was forced to respond to suggestions that the company was now overcapitalised.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • Lloyds Bankings Group is overcapitalised and could be returning money to shareholders according to UBS analysts.

    Telegraph.co.uk: news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Wearne said the group had built its asset base significantly over the past few years but the economic downturn led to it being overcapitalised and certain assets being underutilised.

    IOL: News

  • "The balance sheet looks if anything overcapitalised, which suggests plenty of capacity to continue growing aggressively," Cazenoze said.

    Moneycontrol Top Headlines

  • Likewise, many of their banks are overcapitalised with nowhere to go: after the Asian crisis and the Japanese asset bubble of the 1990's, companies have become conservative borrowers, while banks 'opportunities to expand within the region remain limited by restrictions on foreign ownership of local banks.


  • Good taste forbids saying that Constantine the Great speculated as audaciously as a modern stock-broker on values of which he knew at the utmost only the volume; or that he merged all uncertain forces into a single trust, which he enormously overcapitalised, and forced on the market; but this is the substance of what Constantine himself said in his Edict of Milan in the year 313, which admitted Christianity into the Trust of State Religions.

    A Dynamic Theory of History (1904)


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