Meaning of “leveraged buyout” in the English Dictionary

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"leveraged buyout" in British English

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leveraged buyoutnoun [ C ]

uk /ˌliː.vər.ɪdʒd ˈbaɪ.aʊt/ us /ˌlev.ɚ.ɪdʒd ˈbaɪ.aʊt/ specialized

(Definition of “leveraged buyout” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"leveraged buyout" in Business English

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leveraged buyoutnoun [ C ]

uk us abbreviation LBO

FINANCE an occasion when a person or group uses borrowed money to buy a company:

Should such an offer emerge it would be the largest leveraged buyout in UK corporate history.

(Definition of “leveraged buyout” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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