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Glossary of Terms

Set out below is a Glossary of standard transactional terminology for private equity and corporate finance transactions. Use the filter menu if you are looking for a specific term, or to navigate the Glossary alphabetically.

LBOLeveraged Buy-Out

LIBORLondon Inter-Bank Offer Rate

Loan notesThese may be offered by the purchaser of the company shares to the seller agreeing to make payments to the holder of the loan notes at a specified date. It is a form of deferred payment.