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go private

To take a publicly owned company into private ownership, as by a leveraged buyout.
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Lehn and Poulsen (1989), Denis (1992), and Opler and Yitman (1993) support the free cash flow hypothesis, while Servaes (1994) and Kieschnick (1998) argue that it cannot explain public firms' decisions to go private.
This means patients can be left in pain for longer than necessary, while others choose to go private or die first.
Dell's decision to go private will not change Purdue University's plans to purchase equipment from Dell, said Gerry McCartney, chief information officer at the university.
Even though certain large IPOs have recently captured media attention, what may be more significant is an emerging trend among small-cap and mid-cap public companies to go private," James S.
Mr Wilson said he and his partners were forced to go private following failures by the Government to address the problems in NHS dentistry.
Faced with the extra time and money required to meet the new rules, many smaller companies might now be tempted to go private.
Manchester College accounting and finance professor Frank Olive says that some public companies decide to go private to reduce litigation risk and avoid the intense scrutiny of shareholders.
To subsidise the well-off to go private will ultimately create a two-tier service which will destroy the whole concept on which the NHS was based, which is the best possible medical care free to all.
The significant increase in the cost of debt financing since March 24, 2000, made the transaction less favorable and less attractive for the company's proposed new equity investors, leading the principal new-equity investor to withdraw its investment commitment," said Green of the group's decision to shelve plans to go private.
Additionally, the company's main goal is to go private if favorable financing can be secured.
I would go private if I was working, it wouldn't be a problem, but when you are not working it's a difficult situation and you don't have many options.
In executing the plan to go private, the board and management of the company did all the right things to make the process a win-win for all stakeholders," says John Sinnenberg, managing partner of KPP.
HEART patient Duncan Shepherd had to borrow another pounds 12,000 on his mortgage so he could go private for vital surgery.
The ability of Phoenix Enterprises LLC and the Phoenix Venture Fund LLC to form a well capitalized entity, comprised of high net worth individuals and entities, enables JLM to go private, and expand its present global distribution business.