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

(ˈliːvərɪdʒd)
n
(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


n.
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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