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This Leveraged Buyout Model sets forth a spreadsheet that can be used to analyze a potential acquisition using debt. A leveraged buyout (LBO) refers to the acquisition of another company using a significant amount of leverage (debt such as bonds or loans) to finance the acquisition costs. A Leveraged Buyout Model is used to determine an implied valuation range for a given acquisition target based on the purchaser's desire to achieve certain returns. This spreadsheet comes with instructions on how to populate the inputs and assumptions in order for the model to calculate the LBO Output.
"Leveraged Buyout Model"