from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. leveraged buyout

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  • Leveraged buyout.


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  • Judge Kevin Carey for the go ahead to file a complaint alleging the LBO was a case of "fraudulent conveyance," meaning the deal itself made Tribune Co. insolvent from day one. -

  • Judge Kevin Carey for the go-ahead to file a complaint alleging the LBO was a case of "fraudulent conveyance," meaning the deal itself made Chicago-based Tribune Co. insolvent from day one. -

  • If the bondholders prove the LBO was a fraudulent transfer of assets, board members could be held liable for approving it. --

  • The tried and tested model of the LBO, which is, or at least was, at the heart of the industry, took a heavy blow at the end of last year.

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  • The frozen credit markets have essentially shut down the mid-to-large leverage buyout ( "LBO") market. Home Page

  • A standout in a truly epic discography, "LBO" has graced so many mix tapes and playlists, that it's first few seconds couldn't help trigger a deep wellspring of affection.

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  • Microcastle, tracks like "LBO" cast a long shadow.

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  • We've make commitments in certain categories such as LBO funds, where there are draw downs as you know.

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  • [such as LBO's] This system includes: SIVs, conduits, money market funds, monolines, investment banks, hedge funds and other non-bank financial institutions.

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  • The bondholders argue the deal to take Tribune private—in a top-of-the market LBO led by Sam Zell —amounted to a fraud that should never have happened, loading Tribune with debt of around $13 billion that caused the newspaper and television-station owner to tumble into bankruptcy protection, leaving bondholders to suffer the consequences.

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