Definition of buyout in English:

buyout

Syllabification: buy·out
Pronunciation: /ˈbīˌout
 
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noun

  • The purchase of a controlling share in a company, especially by its own managers.
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    • The aim is to increase the share of cash privatization, curtail the privileges of management-employee buyouts and sell-offs for compensatory vouchers.
    • Talks concerning the take-over buyout were reported as early in the year as February.
    • He defended management-employee buyouts, which became controversial after being used to drain privatised companies.

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