Leveraged buyouts: the new game in the City

John Scouller

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Perhaps because of the huge amounts of money involved, the phenomenon of the leveraged buyout has recently been attracting much publicity. Undoubtedly, although not a new phenomenon, it is a growing one and is of increasing interest not only to the press but also to governments, regulatory bodies, unions, and academics. This perspective examines some of the more important aspects of leveraged buyouts.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)74-76
Number of pages3
JournalQuarterly Economic Commentary
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1985


  • leveraged buyouts
  • management buyouts
  • banking industry
  • financial service industry

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