Sources say Yahoo (YHOO) is pitching a leveraged recapitalization plan to P-E firms, hoping to...

|By:, SA News Editor

Sources say Yahoo (YHOO) is pitching a leveraged recapitalization plan to P-E firms, hoping to entice them to take close to a 20% stake in the firm instead of acquiring the whole company. The move would allow Yahoo co-founders Jerry Yang and David Filo to form an ownership bloc with the new buyer that could be increased to 40%-45% of the company with a stock buyback.