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go private

To seek healthcare in the private sector—i.e., outside of the NHS. Going private means paying for healthcare services to which a patient is entitled for free under the NHS, but for which he/she may wait for months to receive. Thus, well-off patients forego free services to avoid frustration around scheduling and booking delays due to NHS backlogs for non-emergent care and services.
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Leuz, Triantis and Wang (LTW, 2008) look at firms that either deregister or go private before and after the passage of SOX.
(11) Thus, we expect that the more financial resources a firm has, the more it is likely to go private. We propose the following:
Separately, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that Tribune to get the big loans to finance the first part of the two-part transaction to go private had to agree to pay higher interest rates than it had initially announced, and to repay some of the loans, which were all to run for seven years, within 18 months or two years.
Geraldine Dargue, 37, learning mentor, Middlesbrough: "There's always going to be some who go private, but some should stay with the NHS so people have the choice."
As part of their programme to widen patient choice, the Tories are promising to pay up to 50 per cent of the cost of an NHS operation to those who go private, leaving them to make up the rest from their own funds or insurance.
They forecast that the 19 universities of the Russell Group, which includes Warwick University in Coventry, will go private. This would mean they would generate their own income, would not get government subsidies and could decide their own admissions policies.
"Companies that are not being recognized in the public markets are seeking to go private through buyouts in greater numbers," said Ian Cookson, a director with Grant Thornton Corporate Finance LLC.
She's a long- standing heroine of mine so I was horrified to learn that the lifetime supporter of the NHS had vowed, following a "harrowing" spell in hospital, to in future go private.
The parents of a teenage truant have been told: Teach him yourselves or go private.
The electric car manufacturer, headed by highly visible CEO Elon Musk, saw its stock price dip below $300 on Monday morning amid fears that the company has not actually secured funding to go private, as Musk promised earlier this month.
Following yesterday's news that Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk would like to see his company go private, RBC analyst Brian Abrahams revisited his prior analysis of whether Celgene (CELG) should go private in order to better capture the medium-term value of future Revlimid cash flows not being appreciated by public markets and avoid volatility as it transitions to a post-Revlimid business model.