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Definition of

buyout

  • 1. Mergers & Acquisitions

    buying and taking over of business the purchase and takeover of an ongoing business. It is more formally known as an acquisition. If a business is purchased by managers or staff, it is known as a management buyout.

  • 2. Mergers & Acquisitions

    buying all of somebody's stock ownership the purchase of somebody else's entire stock ownership in a firm. It is more formally known as an acquisition.

  • 3. Pensions

    leaver's ability to move pension assets an option to transfer benefits of a pension plan on leaving a company

Definitions of ’buyout’ and meaning of ’buyout’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’buyout’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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