takeover bid


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takeover bid

an offer made by one company to the shareholders of another company to acquire sufficient shares in that other company to give it control. See MERGER.
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Yumeshin opted for a hostile takeover bid after failing to reach a capital tie-up agreement with Japan Engineering.
The nation's financial regulator concluded a stock-split plan is also included in such conditions for withdrawals and believes that the inflated number of shares in the wake of a stock split will also be subject to takeover bids, the sources said.
will help M&A Consulting raise the money for the takeover bid, the sources said.
Finally, an affirmation may be necessary if BASF's takeover bid is rejected by shareholders without the enactment of the poison pill.
British Airport Authority rejects Grupo Ferrovial takeover bid.
After the new shares become effective Saturday, UFJ will be able to thwart a possible takeover bid by Sumitomo Mitsui with a poison-pill defense mechanism.
successfully averted Steel Partners' takeover bid by raising its fiscal 2003 dividend to 200 yen per share from 19 yen.
It is surprising that the conditions on the takeover bid are restricted to the minimal legal requirements: information disclosure obligations, investment in transmission assets, etc.
investment fund had announced a hostile takeover bid Dec.
Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX) announced a hostile cash-and-stock takeover bid for Placer Dome (PDG) worth roughly $9.
EDS: UPDATED WITH MORE INFORMATION) German pharmaceutical giant Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH said Wednesday its Japanese subsidiary has succeeded in a takeover bid for Japanese drug company SSP Co.
The Rights Plan addresses the Company's concerns that existing legislation does not allow sufficient time, if a takeover bid is made, for either the Board of Directors or the shareholders to properly consider a takeover bid, or for the Board of Directors to seek alternatives to such a bid and also addresses the Company's concern that all shareholders be treated equally in any transaction involving a change in control of the Company.