Leveraged Buyout

Definition

LBO. Takeover of a company or controlling interest in a company, using a significant amount of borrowed money. Often the target company's assets serve as collateral for the borrowed money.

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You may find that the best way to proceed is a leveraged buyout and you will need to find the right buyer.

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Current management has crafted financing to allow for the leveraged buyout from the family currently in control of the business.

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The leveraged buyout came as a shock to the low level employees but the vice president was fully informed of the situation before hand.

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