arrowgrass


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

arrowgrass

(ˈærəʊˌɡrɑːs)
n
(Plants) either of two species, sea arrowgrass (Triglochin maritima) or marsh arrowgrass (T. palustris), of monocotyledonous perennials having long thin fleshy leaves and spikes of inconspicuous flowers
[C18: named from the shape of the fruits when open]
References in periodicals archive ?
Basware Oyj (HEL:BAS1V), a provider of enterprise software for financial processes, purchase to pay and financial management, announced on Tuesday that the members of its nomination board are Andrew Billett, Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP; Hannu Vaajoensuu; Kirsi Erakangas and Ilkka Sihvo, chairman of the board of directors of Basware.
Additional members of the consortium include Anchorage Capital Group, L.L.C., Arrowgrass Capital Partners, Avenue Capital Group, BlackRock, Centerbridge Partners, L.P., GSO Capital Partners, L.P., and the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.
Significant new shareholders include Woodford Fund Management Limited with a 19.99% holding after listing, Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP (5.3%), Legal & General Investment Management Limited (4.0%) and Octopus Investments Limited (3.6%).
Some plants were grown at home and, by 14 November, formed the distinctive fruits of the Prickly Arrowgrass Triglochin mucronata.
(arrowgrass; Juncaginaceae), a small, herbaceous perennial plant, in a subarctic salt marsh.
Basware Oyj (HEL:BAS1V) announced on Friday that the members nominated to the company's nomination board are Andrew Billett, of Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP; Hannu Vaajoensuu; Annika Ekman, of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company and Ilkka Sihvo, chairman of the board of directors of Basware.
The transaction, which was previously facing opposition from the targeta[euro](tm)s minority shareholders Arrowgrass Capital Partners and CR Intrinsic Investors LLC, managed to secure a majority of the votes after on Monday FCX and Plains unveiled plans to pay extra dividends to shareholders of USD1.00 (EUR0.78) and USD3.00 per share respectively.
Basware Oyj (HEL: BAS1V) announced on Monday that the members of the company's nomination board are Andrew Billett, of Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP; Ilkka Sihvo: Annika Ekman, of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company; and Hannu Vaajoensuu, chairman of the company's board of directors.
The German bank is to sell the stake to private-equity firm, Foundation Capital Partners, which will take a large minority stake in Arrowgrass Capital Partners.
The deal, which is worth around USD6bn, according to Reuters, is facing opposition from the targeta[euro](tm)s minority shareholders Arrowgrass Capital Partners and CR Intrinsic Investors LLC.Country: USASector: Petroleum/Natural Gas/CoalTarget: Plains Exploration & Production CoBuyer: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold IncVendor: CR Intrinsic Investors LLC, Arrowgrass Capital PartnersType: Corporate acquisitionFinancing: Cash & StockStatus: AgreedComment: The deal is worth aroud USD6bn, according to Reuters.
The statement was made after last week the targeta[euro](tm)s minority shareholders Arrowgrass Capital Partners and CR Intrinsic Investors LLC voiced opposition to the deal, whereas the buyer said it had no intention of improving its proposal.