Two Tweets & A Blog

Deming Institute

It is what quantum physicists and neuroscientists are just beginning to sort out and understand. million in a Leveraged Buy Out (LBO) to buy an Oklahoma based Coca-Cola bottling company. Guest blog by Bob Browne , author of Sys-Tao – Western Logic and Eastern Flow and former Chairman and CEO of the Great Plains Coca-Cola Bottling Company. Tweet One. The question, “If Japan can, why can’t we?” conjures up the works of W. Edwards Deming.

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Private Equity’s New Phase

Harvard Business

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. This phase was loosely called leverage buy out (LBO) from about 1979 to 1990 and included over 2,000 LBOs.

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