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exit stage left

1. noun A timely and inconspicuous exit or departure, done so as not to make a scene or attract attention to oneself. An allusion to stage directions in theater, indicating when (and where) an actor should leave the stage from a scene. When the rally was interrupted by protesters, the senatorial candidate made a quick exit stage left to avoid undue media attention.
2. verb To leave in a timely and inconspicuous manner, so as not to make a scene or attract attention to oneself. (Sometimes used as an imperative.) The CEO decided to exit stage left from the company before his embezzlements became too noticeable. I suggest you exit stage left before I lose my temper.
See also: exit, left, stage

exit stage right

An allusion to stage directions in theater, indicating when (and where) an actor should leave the stage from a scene.
1. noun A timely and inconspicuous exit or departure, done so as not to make a scene or attract attention to oneself. When the rally was interrupted by protesters, the senatorial candidate made a quick exit stage right to avoid undue media attention.
2. verb To leave in such a manner. Sometimes used as an imperative or exclamation. The CEO decided to exit stage right from the company before his embezzlements became too noticeable. I suggest you exit stage right before I lose my temper.
See also: exit, right, stage
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exit

(from something) (to something) to go out of something or some place to another. The children exited from the school to the parking lot when the fire alarm rang. We exited to the main street from the parking lot.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Recent studies have shown that anywhere from 40% to 70% of business owners expect to exit their businesses in the next 10 years.
The bank's analysis, titled "Continued Rebound: Trends in Life Science M&A," discussed the exits that created substantial value for venture capitalists through "significant realizations"--those that totaled at least $50 million for medical device companies and $75 million for biotech firms.
The medical device industry logged 18 Big Exits last year (defined in the report as venture-backed acquisitions with an up-front payment of $75 million or more), beating out biotech's 17 exits and extending an upward trend in exit activity in the life science arena, with more than 25 per year since 2009.
Types of exits are involuntary (meaning your business stops growing and you go out of business), unexpected (due to death, illness or disability), and voluntary (retirement or proactive selling opportunity).
Secondary buyouts continue to be an established and active exit route for vendors, accounting for an increasingly large share of exits in the last year.