target company

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: company - 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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One of the most important practical considerations for a foreign investor contemplating acquiring a stake in a Middle Easter company is consider the maximum foreign shareholding allowable in respect of the target company under the laws of the relevant jurisdiction.
(OTC: VGTL) dba 360 Entertainment & Productions, Inc., said it is expanding its reach into the charitable video gaming industry by acquiring a target company and adding electronic raffle kiosks into its product line.
Pursuant to the MOU, the Group will acquire not less than 50.76% of the total equity interests of Yi Feng Petrochemical Limited ("Target Company") which is jointly owned by Fortune Champ Group Limited ("Fortune Champ") andGreenhaven Technologies Limited with a total consideration of HK$118,225,000.
As of September 30, 2006, MC held 20.80% of the issued shares of the Target Company,
At the initial stage of either a merger or acquisition, a potential purchaser contemplating such a transaction (the "Potential Purchaser") will insist upon completing a due diligence review of the target company (the "Target Company").
* A share sale ( where the seller sells the target company; or
Suppose that a target company has been accused of bribing foreign officials in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
81-70 recognizes that in the event of a widely held target company the potential exists for shareholders to not respond to a tax basis inquiry.
In a reverse merger, the acquirer merges into the target company and gets the target company's stock.
280G and 4999 are not limited to payment contracts made by a target company, but apply to all payment agreements contingent on a change of control.
An issue that should always be addressed in relation to any management buy-out is the potential conflict of interest between the personal interests of the directors as members of the management team and their duties as directors of the target company.
In such cases, whether the target company really owns the IP is questionable.