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.
Business / Finance / Reverse Leveraged Buyout: Bringing back into publicly traded status a company that had been privatized by way of a leveraged buyout. MORE
Business / Finance / Management Buyout (MBO): Leveraged buyout whereby the acquiring group is led by the firm's management. MORE