7. Leveraged Buyouts

  1. Patrick A. Gaughan

Published Online: 5 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269077.ch7

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings, Fifth Edition

Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Gaughan, P. A. (2010) Leveraged Buyouts, in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Restructurings, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269077.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 11 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470561966

Online ISBN: 9781118269077

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Keywords:

  • leveraged buyout;
  • investment groups;
  • management buyout;
  • debt-financed transaction;
  • public company

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Terminology

  • Historical Trends in LBOs

  • Costs of Being a Public Company

  • Management Buyouts

  • Conflicts of Interest in Management Buyouts

  • U.S. Courts' Position on Leveraged Buyouts Conflicts

  • Financing for Leveraged Buyouts

  • Returns to Stockholders from LBOs

  • Returns to Stockholders from Divisional Buyouts

  • Empirical Research on Wealth Transfer Effects

  • Protection for Creditors

  • Summary