the acquisition of ownership of a company by purchasing a controlling percentage of its stock.
Purchase of at least a controlling percentage of a company's stock in order to take over its assets and operations. A buyout can be accomplished through negotiation or through a tender offer.
a sector of the private equity industry. Also, the purchase of a controlling interest of a company by an outside investor (in a leveraged buyout) or a management team (in a management buyout).
see leveraged buyout and management buyout.
The purchase of controlling interest in one corporation by another corporation, in order to take over assets and/or operations. see also leveraged buyout, management buyout.
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A transaction in which a business, business unit or company is acquired from the current shareholders (the vendor).
a deal where a financial party such as a bank or venture capital investor acquires a company
Strategy in private equity. Buyouts are transactions involving the takeover of entire companies or individual divisions. In the case of leveraged buyouts, the takeover is carried out using borrowed capital.
Buying stocks of a company that gives the buyer the controlling interest. A leveraged buyout uses borrowed money.
Funds provided to enable operating management to acquire a product line or business, which may be at any stage of development, from either a public or private company.
A party that purchases a controlling percentage of a corporation's stock, through negotiation or a tender offer, to take over the corporation's assets and operations. See: Leveraged Buyout; Tender Offer
Purchase of a controlling interest (or percent of shares) of a company's stock leveraged buy-out is done with borrowed money.
Funds provided to enable an enterprise to acquire another enterprise or product line or business.
The purchase of what is normally a majority stake in an established mature company.
Whereby a controlling interest in the stock of a company is purchased.
A buyout is an investment transaction by which an entire company or a controlling part of the stock of a company is sold. A firm buys out a stake of a company to strengthen its influence on the company's decision-making body. A buyout can take the form of a leveraged buyout, a venture buyout or a management buyout.