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.
Global Banking News-June 2, 2016--Kenyan central bank turns down takeover bids for Dubai Bank
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:
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) recently proposed a new framework for the regulation of takeover bids. (5) The framework contains the most significant reforms to the takeover bid regime in Canada in decades.
Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) is to help music company Warner Brothers decide on takeover bids it receives.
Alinta Energy Group (Alinta) (AEJ.AU), a power generation business, with assets diversified by geographic location, fuel source, customers, contract types and operating mode, has received indicative takeover bids from a number of sources, Dow Jones has reported, citing a source familiar with the situation.
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. For example:
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.
Germany outlawed multiple voting rights in 1998, and instead allows companies to use the "poison pill" mechanism as a way of frustrating takeover bids. Poison pills are devices that companies can use to make share purchase less attractive - for example, by increasing the number of shares on the market and therefore deflating their value.