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leveraged buyout


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

  • n. The use of a target company's asset value to finance the debt incurred in acquiring the company.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A transaction in which a business firm, or a controlling share of a firm, is purchased using money which was borrowed by pledging all or some of the firm's assets as collateral.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a buyout using borrowed money; the target company's assets are usually security for the loan


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  • "Danby planned a leveraged buyout against Kandless a month ago."



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