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Buyout

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

Buyout

1. An investment in which an entire company, or, more commonly, the controlling interest in the company, is sold. For example, if Jack and Frank each own a 50% stake in a mechanic shop, Frank may conduct a buyout by purchasing Jack's half of the company. In publicly-traded companies, buyouts are usually acquisitions by another company. However, a single investor may buy out a publicly-traded company; one calls this "going private." Other types of buyouts include venture capital buyouts or management buyouts. See also: Friendly takeover, Hostile takeover.

2. In a contract, the act of one party paying a fee to the other party to end the contract before its completion. The term especially applies to employer-employee contracts. See also: Break fee.

buyout

1. The purchase of a company. See also leveraged buyout.
2. The purchase of all the stock of a company, owned by a single investor or by a group of investors.

buyout

(1) Securing the removal of tenants from a building by paying cash incentives for the early termination of their leases.Owners may desire to buy out tenants in order to rehab the property to attract a better quality of tenant at higher rates; in order to sell the property to an owner-occupier; or to remove an objectionable tenant causing problems but not technically in default.(2) Securing the release of a tenant from lease obligations in another building so the tenant can rent in the owner's building.The other building's owner may permit the buyout if he or she believes the departing tenant can be replaced fairly quickly, thereby gaining a large windfall profit from the buyout payment.

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Manufacturing is one such sector and there was a slowdown in this type of buy-out in 2016 with just 84 deals recorded, followed by further slow activity in the first half of 2017 with 39 Manufacturing buy-outs.
Burgis & Bullock Corporate Finance advises business owners, directors, and management teams on acquisitions, company sales, management buy-outs and buy-ins, and the raising of finance.
The phased buy-outs involve installing mechanisms to support the transfer of the business to its employees sometimes over a 10-year period, using the surpluses of the company to fund the buy-out.
Of the 11 buy-outs in the North West in Q1, there were nine deals under pounds 10m with a combined value of pounds 16m.
4m when compared with 2008 - however the fourth quarter of 2009 saw signs that confidence in the region's buy-out market is returning, with the number of private equity-backed buy-outs in the region rising to pounds 155m from pounds 69m in the third quarter.
Manufacturing businesses proved to be the most popular targets for deals in the region, with five buy-outs totalling pounds 8m.
Analysts believe it could take several years to generate sufficient funds for larger buy-outs instead of the two to three years which has become the norm.
The study showed that France was the most active market in volume with 85 buy-outs, just ahead of Germany with 76.
The CEO had already said last autumn that the company could not maintain its long-term growth prospects without buy-outs or organic growth, reported the online edition of the Finnish business daily Kauppalehti.
The FCC has put out for public comment a new procedure to facilitate the buy-outs.
com/research/a34ede/australia_indust) has announced the addition of the "Australia - Industry - Take-overs, buy-outs, mergers and alliances" report to their offering.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-January 14, 2016-Tougher rules on bonus buy-outs proposed by Bank of England