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Two Tweets & A Blog

Deming Institute

million in a Leveraged Buy Out (LBO) to buy an Oklahoma based Coca-Cola bottling company. On April Fools Day 1980, Bob Browne and his partners invested $7.5 When they sold the company in 2011, they had recouped over $400 million in after-tax dollars!

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Private Equity’s New Phase

Harvard Business Review

In phase one (buy and sell), PE investors looked for the equivalent of a “fixer-upper house” — a dilapidated company in a good industry that could be purchased at a discount and, after the business equivalent of some fresh paint and new appliances, resold for a profit.