leveraged buyout

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lev·er·aged buyout

 (lĕv′ər-ĭjd, lĕv′rĭjd)
n. Abbr. LBO
The use of a target company's asset value to finance the debt incurred in acquiring the company.

leveraged buyout

(Banking & Finance) a takeover bid in which a small company makes use of its limited assets, and those of the usually larger target company, to raise the loans required to finance the takeover. Abbreviation: LBO

lev′eraged buy′out

the purchase of a company with borrowed money, using the company's assets as collateral, and often discharging the debt and realizing a profit by liquidating the company. Abbr.: LBO
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.leveraged buyout - a buyout using borrowed money; the target company's assets are usually security for the loan; "a leveraged buyout by upper management can be used to combat hostile takeover bids"
bust-up takeover - a leveraged buyout in which the target company's assets are sold to repay the loan that financed the takeover
buyout - acquisition of a company by purchasing a controlling percentage of its stock
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The Fund's flexible investment strategy incorporates leveraged buy-outs, shared-control opportunities, and special situations, targeting investments between USD 25 million and USD 150 million.
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The loans held in CLOs are high-yielding, and are generally used in leveraged buy-outs, to finance the acquisition of a company by a private equity firm.
Whether you could see private equity getting involved or an investor from outside the UK it's very questionable, because if you were going to buy out Ladbrokes a high level of debt is likely to be used and the appetite for leveraged buy-outs isn't what it was five years ago.
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