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leveraged buyoutnoun [C]

uk   us   specialized
an ​occasion when a ​smallcompanybuys a ​larger one using ​moneyborrowed against the ​value of the ​equipment, ​buildings, etc. of both ​companies
(Definition of leveraged buyout from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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leveraged buyoutnoun [C]

uk   us   ( abbreviation LBO)
FINANCE an occasion when a ​person or ​group uses ​borrowedmoney to ​buy a ​company: Should such an ​offeremerge it would be the largest ​leveragedbuyout in UK ​corporatehistory.
(Definition of leveraged buyout from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “leveraged buyout”
in Chinese (Simplified) 杠杆收购,衡平收购…
in Chinese (Traditional) 槓杆收購,衡平收購…
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