Financial sponsors

Definition:

In context of private equity, financial sponsor refers to private equity investment firms that engage in leveraged buyout or LBO transactions.

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Bundling, unbundling

Creation of securities either by combining primitive and derivative securities into one composite hybrid or by separating returns on an asset into classes.

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