buy-in


buy-in
buy-in ˈbuy-in noun [countable]
FINANCE when a company buys its own shares from existing shareholders; = BUYBACK:

• A buy-in has the advantage of removing small shareholders and frees the parent company to run the unit.

ˌmanagement ˈbuy-in FINANCE
when a management team previously not connected with a company buys enough shares to gain control of it:

• The management buy-in of the Donside Mill was led by Bill Gore, previously chief executive of Charles Letts.

— compare buyout

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buy-in UK US noun
[C] FINANCE a situation in which a person or group buys enough shares in a company to get control of it: »

She subsequently led a buy-in of the group and is now its director.

See also BUYOUT(Cf. buyout)
[C] FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a situation in which a company buys shares of its own stock from shareholders: »

The company completed a buy-in of over 4 million of its own ordinary shares at 360 pence per share.

See also BUYBACK(Cf. ↑buyback)
[U] support for an idea or plan: »

Effective leaders must understand how to communicate their vision, and create buy-in for it.

See also MANAGEMENT BUY-IN(Cf. ↑management buy-in)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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