Definition of leveraged
1 : having a high proportion of debt relative to equity
2 of the purchase of a company : made with borrowed money that is secured by the assets of the company bought a leveraged buyout
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But as someone who's found success in the private sector and leveraged her family name to build a retail brand, the life of a civil servant—one that includes going head-to-head with people who disagree with her—seems to pose too much of a challenge.
All four of the companies singled out for review by the CBRC are highly leveraged.
Taxpayers also pay 43 cents for state troopers (who don’t pay into or receive Social Security) and 46 cents for legislators (whose pension credits are leveraged to rise faster than other workers), and less for many other classes of employees.
By March 2015 county employees and retirees pressed pension trustees to veer away from Partridge’s heavily leveraged investment strategy, and the board parted ways with CEO White.
Retailers like J. Crew Group Inc. and Neiman Marcus Group Inc. went private in leveraged buyouts, hoping to re-emerge with an initial public offering.
The family, which owns 31.2 percent of outstanding stock, must avoid a conventional leveraged buyout at all costs.
Ms. Vaughan, 30, specializes in leveraged finance at the New York law firm Paul Hastings.
The exchange was designed to ease Intelsat’s struggle with more than $15 billion of borrowings that piled up as the company endured two leveraged buyouts.
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