takeover bid

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Noun1.takeover bid - an offer to buy shares in order to take over the company
two-tier bid - a takeover bid where the acquirer offers to pay more for the shares needed to gain control than for the remaining shares
any-and-all bid - a takeover bid where the acquirer offers to buy any and all shares outstanding
tender offer - an offer to buy shares in a corporation (usually above the market price) for cash or securities or both
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Analysts have been skeptical of takeover bids for Hershey in the past.
The relief applies to certain domestic and foreign takeover bids, accelerated rights issues, investor directed portfolio services (IDPS), share buy-backs and downstream acquisitions and is set out in the following new legislative instruments:
Over the years, the period of time has grown in length from twenty to thirty-five days and the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have recently proposed a 120-day period during which takeover bids would remain open.
Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) is to help music company Warner Brothers decide on takeover bids it receives.
CHAIRMAN David Gold has insisted Birmingham will not entertain any more takeover bids until at least next summer as he called for "a period of stability" at the club.
has asked some Japanese automakers to buy or increase equity stakes in the special steel manufacturer in a bid to ward off potential hostile takeover bids, sources close to the matter said Tuesday.
said Thursday it has decided on an advanced registration of an equity warrant issue to ward off possible hostile takeover bids.
Europe is experiencing a wave of merger initiatives, and, at the same time, a wave of state intervention against market-driven, cross-border takeover bids.
Several conditions imposed by the Spanish government in the context of the hostile takeover bid by Gas Natural for Spain's leading electricity generator Endesa (see separate article in Section III) will now be generalised to cover all takeover bids in the energy sector.
Controversial new rules aiming at establishing minimum requirements for the conduct of takeover bids have been in the pipeline for almost 13 years.
Gavin Masterton, the bank's treasurer and managing director, said: "We will fight off any potential takeover bids by continuing to produce quite excellent results like these.
abandoned its bizarre attempt to launch 40 simultaneous hostile takeover bids.