bidding war


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bidding war

n (Fin) → Übernahmeschlacht f
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Sylvia Smith, a partner in the auction department of estate agents Loveitts, said: "I've never seen a bidding war like it - the offers were coming in so fast.
Fullerton CA) climbed last week after the medical testing products maker exited a bidding war for Biosite Inc.
I even read one story that Everton and Manchester City are conducting a bidding war over Michael,' said Jones.
Property entrepreneur Robert Tchenguiz last night looked set for victory in the bidding war for Spanish tapas chain La Tasca after a rival suitor refused to up its offer for the business.
He stands at the ready of a big score -- a late friend landed a stolen World Cup trophy that he can recover, and he has two buyers engaged in an escalating bidding war.
The biggest bank in France pulled out of the running for Alliance and Leicester today as the prospect of a bidding war faded.
A bidding war broke out yesterday for control of the UK's biggest ports company.
But rumors of a bidding war started flying even before terms of the split--and the sale--were finalized.
Aaron Filion's Spanky back Smith bidding war is the closest thing
The offer could trigger a bidding war for control of China's fourth largest brewer.
The deal, reported to be worth GBP400,000, was agreed by publisher Simon and Schuster after a bidding war among several UK newspapers.
JAPANESE investment bank Nomura has entered the pounds 470 million bidding war for Wolverhampton and Dudley Breweries, brewers of Banks's beers, it was reported last night.