friendly takeover

(redirected from Friendly Acquisition)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial.
Related to Friendly Acquisition: hostile takeover, Friendly Merger, Hostile Acquisition, Takeovers
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.friendly takeover - a takeover that is welcomed by the management of the target company
takeover - a change by sale or merger in the controlling interest of a corporation
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
According to SPG, it made multiple attempts to discuss a proposed friendly acquisition with Macerich leaders--"including meetings in December 2014 and February 2015 following the disclosure of our investment in November," said David Simon, SPG's chairman and chief executive officer.
He would be a cap friendly acquisition and young enough to develop for the future when Bryant eventually calls it a career," (http://nbaarena.
Marin is currently trying to do a friendly acquisition of its larger rival.
That brings the friendly acquisition bid to the government's doorsteps, which is expected to make its decision sometime in November according to regulations, unless the expected deal gets into the political wrangling and a public hearing is called for.
The friendly acquisition scheme represents "an effective and efficient" deal for Dai-ichi Life with minimized executive and post-deal management risks, the group said.
The deal marks the latest in a recent string of foreign takeovers of Canadian companies, including a bid for Nova Chemicals by Abu Dhabi's International Petroleum Investment Co, friendly acquisition of Bow Valley Energy by Britain's Dana Petroleum and a hostile play for UTS Energy Corp by Total of France.
The tone was set in October 2006, when Catlin unveiled a 591 million [pounds sterling] friendly acquisition of rival Wellington, to create the largest single syndicate.
Steel Partners Japan Strategic Fund on Thursday proposed negotiations for the friendly acquisition of a 66.
But this friendly acquisition gives IBM the long-term control it wants over the technology.
Williams said the university might pursue condemnation of the video and convenience store properties but would seek a friendly acquisition rather than a hostile one.
INDOPCO required the capitalization of expenses incurred by a target corporation in connection with its friendly acquisition.