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Buyout definition

What does Buyout mean?

This is the purchase of a company or a controlling interest in a company’s shares. This may happen when a company’s existing managers wish to take control of the company (in which case it is normally termed a ‘management buyout’) or when a private equity house wishes to acquire a controlling stake using third party debt to make the acquisition, (in which case it is normally termed a ‘leveraged buyout’).

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