Largest leveraged buyouts

Published: January 16, 2013

Private equity club deals dominate the top LBOs in history despite being a washout for most investors. Now, PE firms are reportedly considering a $25 billion club deal to buy computer maker Dell Inc. See where a Dell buyout might rank in the 10 largest private equity deals in history.

10. Kinder Morgan Inc.

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Total Buyout Value: $21.56 billion
Year: 2007
Acquirers: GS Capital Partners LP, AIG Global Asset Management Holdings Corp., Riverstone Holdings, and Carlyle Group Inc.
Industry: Energy
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