takeover target

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Noun1.takeover target - a company that has been chosen as attractive for takeover by a potential acquirer
company - an institution created to conduct business; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
sleeping beauty - a potential takeover target that has not yet been put in play
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Prior to the promulgation of the Restated Chapter 12, in practice, and in an effort to avoid disclosure, target companies used to abuse the original Chapter 12 in order to make it seem like the target company w unaware of a potential takeover.
EGX clarified that these discussions came after eight months of the development and launch of the Client Relation Management (CRM) to follow the target companies to be listed on the stock exchange.
and No Ordinary Shoes USA LLC for an aggregate consideration of GBP 13m (USD 16.89m), plus an adjustment for net assets of the target companies as at completion date, anticipated to be between GBP 4-8m, payable in cash on completion, the company said.
And the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act and the JOBS Act will require target companies to provide their prospective acquirers with more financial statements from more years.
of Spain over the North and South American subsidiaries of Gestamp Automocion (the target companies', US, Mexico, Argentina and Brazil).
i To increase the protection for target companies against protracted "virtual bids" by requiring potential bidders to be identified, and for them to announce either a firm intention to make an offer, or that they do not intend to make an offer, by the 28th day following the date on which they are first identified (or by any extended deadline).
Target companies also should limit the distribution of sensitive information, to potentially avoid a scorned suitor from beginning a competitive program or targeting the company with its own patent filings.
Now that the M&A market is on the uptick, target companies, private equity firms, and strategic corporate dealmakers--in the competitive landscape to complete deals quickly--must exercise proper due diligence given the wide range of transactional exposures.
Fund managers are now focused on adding value to their portfolios through the expansion and growth of their target companies. This has meant taking a more hands-on approach to managing the business, often described as Eoactive ownershipEo, by private equity firms.
One of the city's focal points is to target companies within the knowledge based sector with few transportation needs.