Leveraged Buyout

Business / Taxes / Leveraged Buyout: A leveraged buyout occurs when a group of investors using borrowed money, often raised with high yield bonds or other kinds of debt, takes control of a company. These buyouts are usually hostile takeovers, and if they are successful, the investors will usually start to sell off assets to pay down the substantial debt they have incurred.

Reverse Leveraged Buyout

Business / Finance / Reverse Leveraged Buyout: Bringing back into publicly traded status a company that had been privatized by way of a leveraged buyout. MORE

Management Buyout (MBO)

Business / Finance / Management Buyout (MBO): Leveraged buyout whereby the acquiring group is led by the firm's management. MORE

Leveraged Stock

Business / Finance / Leveraged Stock: Stocks financed with credit, such as that purchased on a margin account. MORE

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