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To take a publicly-traded company into private ownership by having an investor or group of investors purchase all of its outstanding shares. The CEO thinks the company would benefit greatly from going private and avoiding all the regulatory costs and hassles that come with being public.
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To take a publicly owned company into private ownership, as by a leveraged buyout.
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