The purchase of controlling interest in one corporation by another corporation, in order to take over assets and/or operations.

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You need to make sure that you get the best price you can if you will take on a buyout from another company.

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The owner gave up control in his company by accepting the buyout, and allowing another company to take over running his company.

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Management has recently made a tender offer to buyout existing ownership to be financed by a combination of equity and financing.

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