dawn raid


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dawn raid

n
(Stock Exchange) stock exchange an unexpected attempt to acquire a substantial proportion of a company's shares at the start of a day's trading as a preliminary to a takeover bid

dawn raid

The practice of buying a large proportion of a company’s stock as soon as the listing stock market opens. The intention is to acquire a significant holding in a company at everyday market prices as a prelude to a formal takeover bid, the announcement of which is likely to cause the market price to rise substantially.
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The prized pet, pinched by thieves from a Teesside home, was found by police during a dawn raid on a house on Stockton's Hardwick estate.
An example is a June 2014 case in France where the French Cour de Cassation annulled a dawn raid at the premises of a French bank, finding a violation of the bank's right to a fair trial due to denial of access to legal counsel during the dawn raid.
In 2005, seven 15-year-old pupils at Drumchapel High School in Glasgow hit out in response to the detention of an asylum-seeking classmate in a dawn raid.
Cop and MoD workers also held in dawn raid FIVE senior journalists at The Sun newspaper were arrested in dawn raids on their homes yesterday on suspicion of illegally paying public officials.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Tens of people turned out outside a Sydney court in support of 14 Occupy Sydney protesters who are facing charges after Australian police repressed them during a dawn raid in October.
Human rights activists have report that Syrian security forces killed at least eleven people, including a seven-year-old child, in a dawn raid on a town in the Damascus countryside on Wednesday, pan-Arab daily AL QUDS AL ARABI reported on their website on Wednesday.
The fact that the Norwegian Competition Authority has carried out a dawn raid does not imply that the companies involved are guilty of breaking the law, and does not imply anything regarding the final outcome of the case.
It was seized as Italian police arrested 28 men after a dawn raid on an apartment in the city on Thursday when 1.
Mr Howells attended a dawn raid at an address in Blaenavon, which had been trading in pirate software.
South Auckland's dawn raid has been hailed by politicians and media alike as an example of an innovative young company helping the youth in its area.
Another described the dawn raid as "something straight out of the movies".