• Purchase of a controlling interest (or percent of shares) of a company's stock. A leveraged buy-out is done with borrowed money.

• The purchase of a company or a controlling interest of a corporation's shares. A leveraged buyout is accomplished with borrowed money.

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 Referenced Terms
 Management buyout: Abbreviated MBO. Leveraged Buyout whereby the acquiring group is led by the firm's management.

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