DEMUTUALIZATION Definition

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DEMUTUALIZATION refers to the de-mutualizing of an insurance company. The proceeds from such an event are normally distributed to the policyholders in the form of cash, shares, or a combination thereof in the surviving entity.

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INSTALLATION is 1. the act of installing something (as equipment) or, 2. a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry.

SURPLUS generally means any excess amount, but in finance it is the remainder of a fund appropriated for a particular purpose. In a corporation, surplus means assets left after liabilities and debt, including capital stock, has been subtracted.

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