leverage up

Leverage Up

To increase a firm's amount of debt. In general, a firm leverages up by issuing a bond, often in order to finance an expansion of operations. A publicly-traded company may leverage up to repurchase its own stock, which usually increases the share price; this was a relatively common way to discourage hostile takeovers in the 1980s.

leverage up

To increase the portion of debt in a firm's capital structure by issuing debt and using the proceeds to repurchase stock or by financing any new expansion through debt. In the mid-1980s, firms decided to leverage up in an attempt to improve the market price of their stock, thereby fending off takeover attempts.
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We are seeing unprecedented customer demand for our services in the Middle East and Hussein's leadership skills and passion for great customer experience will leverage UPS's position as a trade enabler within the Middle East and key international growth markets," he added.
UPS Worldwide Express Freight services include many of the same features as UPS Worldwide Express package service, allowing customers to leverage UPS speed, reliability, and visibility to reach global markets faster, now before end of day.
His knowledge and differentiation of sector needs has contributed to UPS strategy for configured solutions that leverage UPS package and freight transportation expertise with value-added services and distribution facility infrastructure.
"This acquisition is a continuation of our ongoing growth strategy across our business units and allows us to create innovative solutions for our customers that leverage UPS's global network," said Scott Davis, UPS chairman and chief executive officer.
A Bean spokesperson told LM that the company will leverage UPS for its catalog and direct marketing efforts, as well as customer returns.
Personalized consulting, enabling customers to leverage UPS s services and tools to expand their business.