At the time of the deal, Skype was valued at $2.75 billion—and people said the buyout investors were crazy.
Yang was a terrible leader whose biggest accomplishment was botching a $48.5 billion buyout offer from Microsoft.
The following year, the founders exercised their buyout option, for $9 million.
So far, only a few passengers have taken what is essentially a buyout.
buyout Roadblock The board is unanimously opposed to a buyout, according to the company's release.
“I think there will be a buyout, probably by January,” Jackson says.
The Silicon Valley company says it is the victim of an $8.8 billion buyout fraud.
Dade seemed to capture the most controversial aspect of the buyout business: private equity succeeding even when a company fails.
The foundering Kraft buyout of Cadbury is the latest example of how corporate boards are costing us trillions.
Assume that your boys want, say, 30 times gross annual revenue for a buyout.