(TSX Venture: VRO) will close a friendly merger
effective 11: 59 pm ET on 31 December and will create a diversified explorer with an advanced portfolio of Mexican silver and gold projects, the companies said.
In March, First Cobalt said it intended to expand its holdings by entering into a proposed friendly merger
with US Cobalt, which owns the Iron Creek Cobalt Project in Idaho.
"But with no clear path to a friendly merger
at this time, we will turn all of our focus and energy to serving our customers and creating long term value for CP shareholders."
"Many," says Ahuja, when asked whether any bank had approached RBL for a friendly merger
Pfizer to turn 'hostile' Joshua Raymond, chief market strategist at City Index trading group, said Pfizer's statement indicated that the company was no longer interested in a friendly merger
And when she tries to gain priority over Bianca, it's clear this is not going to be a friendly merger
"The Economist and financial people will call it a purchase, but it's more of a friendly merger
," Lankton said.
Alpha Bank, which saw its takings drop by 80 percent to 10.5 million euros in the first quarter, in February had rejected a friendly merger
offer from National Bank, the countrys leading lender.
Alpha Bank, which saw its first quarter net profit plunge 80 percent to 10.5 million euros, in February rejected a friendly merger
offer from National Bank, the country's leading lender.
The friendly merger
, if approved by shareholders, will help the country's second and third-largest lenders weather a crisis in which the banking sector has been weakened by rating downgrades, deposit outflows and increasing loan impairments.
Nasdaq OMX has been waiting in the wings since it pulled its bid for NYSE Euronext in May, having gone hostile for its main rival the previous month in a challenge to NYSE's friendly merger
agreement with Deutsche Boerse.