leveraged buyout

noun

Definition of leveraged buyout

chiefly US

  1. :  a business arrangement in which someone buys a company by borrowing money based on the value of the company that is being bought

Word by Word Definitions

leveragedplay
  1. :  having a high proportion of debt relative to equity

    :  made with borrowed money that is secured by the assets of the company bought

buyoutplay
  1. :  an act or instance of buying out

    :  a financial incentive offered to an employee in exchange for an early retirement or voluntary resignation


Law Dictionary

leveraged buyout

noun leveraged buy·out \-ˈbī-ˌau̇t\

Legal Definition of leveraged buyout

  1. :  the acquisition of a company usually by members of its own management using debt to finance the purchase of equity with debt to be paid by future profits or sale of company assets


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