5 Most Famous Companies That Went Private

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In this article we are going to list the 5 famous companies that went private. For a detailed coverage of this topic and a more comprehensive list, please head on over to the 12 famous companies that went private.

5. Alliance Boots

Year the company went from public to private: 2012

Alliance Boots was a pharmaceutical company and had a presence in at least 27 countries. In 2007, it was delisted after AB Acquisitions Limited bought out the company in a private equity transaction which was worth $22.2 billion. This was the biggest buyout at the time in all of Europe.


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