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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Delta is trying to rally support from creditors to help fend off a takeover bid by US Airways, according to a newspaper report on Friday.
It is a Japanese company's first hostile takeover bid for a firm that has introduced measures to defend itself against such acquisition attempts.
In the event of a takeover bid that does not meet the Permitted Bid requirements, or if any party acquires more than 20% of the common shares of the Corporation, other than under a Permitted Bid, those rights will entitle all other shareholders to purchase additional common shares at a substantial discount to the market value of such shares.
is at this time attempting to verify whether or not this is a real takeover offer and until such time as the Company has all of the facts, shareholders are urged to exercise caution in their dealings in their stock in the event that this Takeover Bid is not genuine; and even if it proves to be a genuine Takeover Offer, it may well not be acceptable nor of any interest to a number of substantial shareholders of Great West Gold, Inc.
Ireland's Aer Lingus issued a detailed and forthright rejection of a takeover bid by low-cost rival Ryanair on Friday and urged its shareholders to snub an offer valuing it at EUR1.
The takeover bid is subject to certain conditions, including Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, the holder of approximately 18% of the outstanding common shares of Wilanour, tendering such shares to the takeover bid.
Banco Comercial Portugues (BCP) will launch a takeover bid for GREAT WEST GOLD INC with the payment of $0.
Ferrovial Group continues to push BAA shareholders to accept its hostile takeover bid and reportedly made a push Friday for a minority stake in the airports operator ahead of today's final bid deadline.
The agency's position was a fresh view on the matter as the Securities and Exchange Law does not refer to a stock split as a condition that allows bidders to withdraw their announced takeover bids.
EQI, by notice of change dated June 11, 1993, to its takeover bid circular, has amended and supplemented its offer, advising of an amendment to a subscription agreement between SoftFUND and an institutional investor ("the investor").
However, Livedoor bought a massive number of NBS shares through pre-market trading -- not a takeover bid scheme.
Heath said the language of the Sagasco announcement would appear to suggest a postponement rather than abandonment of the takeover bid, noting that Sagasco reaffirmed its intention to acquire control, directly or indirectly, of MPAL or its large gas reserves in the Amadeus Basin.