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go private

To take a publicly owned company into private ownership, as by a leveraged buyout.
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Yet, despite the enormous impact the credit crisis had on the number of firms going private, some firms did indeed go private post the crisis, as is to be expected given the varying strategies of private-equity firm deal makers (Bacon et al.
But concerned about Dell's intent to go private, the department is now reconsidering its purchase decisions and is adding other companies to the product procurement mix, said Daisy Nguyen, director of computing research facilities of the Computer Science Department at Columbia.
We also find that firms are more likely to go private when they have high levels of CEO ownership, even more so post-SOX.
Moreover, firms with strong profitability and greater asset growth rates are more likely to go private.
If you have achieved the UDAs and used funding up, there is no money to treat patients and you have no option than to go private.
Separately, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that Tribune to get the big loans to finance the first part of the two-part transaction to go private had to agree to pay higher interest rates than it had initially announced, and to repay some of the loans, which were all to run for seven years, within 18 months or two years.
Geraldine Dargue, 37, learning mentor, Middlesbrough: "There's always going to be some who go private, but some should stay with the NHS so people have the choice.
My is NHS but I think it would be good to go private.
Conservative plans to subsidise the operations of patients who opt to leave the NHS and go private would be illegal, Health Secretary John Reid claimed yesterday.
1) Another study noted that the number of public companies that have announced plans to go private increased by more than 30% in the five fiscal quarters since the passage of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act as compared to the same period prior to its passage.
BRITAIN'S top universities will go private to avoid government targets on admitting state school pupils, academics have predicted.
The Bedford Heights company will ask shareholders to approve the motion to go private at its annual meeting in April.
Since the introduction of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the median size of announced going-private transactions [has more than halved], from $81 million to $39 million, and the number of proposed buyouts involving the management team as the method chosen to go private has increased approximately 80 percent," Grant Thornton said.
They could decide to go private, merge with Fox or Disney, or join the NBC bid.
Shepherd (left), with his friend Hall's backing, is ready to take advantage of United's rock-bottom share price - down to just 22p on Friday - to gain control of the 90 per cent stake needed to go private.