buyout buyout  /ˈbaɪ ˌaʊt/


  • (n) acquisition of a company by purchasing a controlling percentage of its stock


  1. In the first interview since his buyout bid, Ross Johnson defends his sweet deal A Heap of Woe for the Junkman Bond wiz Milken prepares for criminal charges.
  2. The $30 billion takeover of HCA marks the rise of private-equity firms--and a new buyout wave.
  3. Its survival depended on a buyout by Bank of America, but BA bought Merrill Lynch instead, and Lehman went phfft.


  1. Dole CEO makes buyout bid; values co. at $1.07B

    Dole CEO makes buyout bid; values co. at $1.07B Shares of the fresh fruit and vegetable company were trading above the offered price in afternoon trading, suggesting some shareholders expect a higher offer. The company said that its board will be meeting over the next several days to create a special committee of independent directors to assess the bid. In March the company reported a fourth ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source:

  2. Cooper Tire Buyout Briefly Gooses Up Goodyear

    Word that Cooper Tire (CTB) has gotten a buyout offer from overseas was lifting Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT) Wednesday, but as the session wore on the initial euphoria surrounding the hope for potential consolidation in the group was subsiding. … Continue reading ?
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Exchange via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Buyout Attracts Enthusiasm, But Will It Change the Industry?

    Buyout Attracts Enthusiasm, But Will It Change the Industry?        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool


  1. Calderon said in an interview with Spanish radio station Cadena Ser: "It's not necessarily that he will have to pay the 150 million euros (buyout fee). He would end his contract but the courts will decide what he has to pay."
    on Aug 23, 2008 By: Ramon Calderon Source: Falmouth Penryn Packet

  2. Marca, a daily newspaper in Spain, quoted Garber as saying: "I understand that the lawyers of David Beckham are working to arrange a possible friendly way out with the white club because we would not be able to pay the buyout clause. We want to have...
    on Jan 15, 2007 By: Don Garber Source: 570 News

  3. "I wish the 76ers organization the best and I thank the fans for their support during my time in Philadelphia," Webber said in a statement. "I appreciate [team owner] Ed Snider and Billy King for their cooperation with the buyout of my...
    on Jan 10, 2007 By: Chris Webber Source: ESPN

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